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Republic Square, Yerevan

Republic Square, Yerevan: Our most recommended tours and activities

Yerevan: Private City Tour

1. Yerevan: Private City Tour

This amazing tour will give you an opportunity to discover the hidden story of the capital of Armenia, either on your own or with a knowledgeable and professional private guide. The tour will take you to the heart of Yerevan City, the Republic Square, where you can get in touch with the great history of Armenia through the magnificent architectural ensemble that surrounds the area. After refreshing yourself with some natural spring water from right out of the ground, you will then head to one of the oldest parts of the city. The Opera and Ballet Theater is another 10 minute walk from the Moscow Cinema Theater. This is one of the absolute masterpieces of world architecture that the city of Yerevan hosts, and is undoubtedly one of the principal landmarks of Armenia. The Freedom or Theatrical Square in front of it is one of the most popular leisure places for local young people who come here to bike or skate. The Swan Lake near the Opera House is tightly connected by its history to the Opera Theater, and is another perfect spot to enjoy walking and meeting local people. Continuing your way through French Square and the park of the Yerevan State Conservatory, you will reach the Cascade, or as the locals call it the "Stairway to Heaven”. This is a key structure in Yerevan City's architecture which was constructed in the 70s, and has been revived since the early 2000s, undergoing major restoration works. Today this is one of the beloved places of not only the locals but also tourists, with multiple cozy cafes, bars, and restaurants. Concerts and traditional dance events are also periodically held here to entertain the public. After learning some of the history of Yerevan and climbing some 572 stairs up the Cascade, you will unveil the extraordinary beauty of the city on the background of the majestic Mount Ararat. Here you will be more than welcome to use the escalators inside the Cascade Art Center, to assist you in enjoying the modern art pieces in the galleries.

Magic Christmas Tour in Yerevan

2. Magic Christmas Tour in Yerevan

You will visit the most charming places in the city and explore the city while hearing fascinating facts and legends. How does Yerevan celebrate Christmas? Why do Armenians celebrate Christmas on January 6th? Discover a wide variety of Armenian traditions and customs, which include a wide range of seasonal products. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in Yerevan's streets, buildings, and corners. Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those visiting the city for the first time and wanting to get the most out of it!

The Best of Yerevan Walking Tour

3. The Best of Yerevan Walking Tour

Are you thinking of visiting Yerevan? Once in a lifetime, you must visit the majestic and royal city of Yerevan, which offers a long list of museums, buildings, markets, and top attractions. Among Yerevan's top attractions is Republic Square, which is only the beginning of the city's charms. The vibrant city offers you the chance to discover some of the richest examples of Armenian history. Get stunned by the streets full of history and its beautiful atmosphere. Prepare to experience Armenia in a whole new way. Discover the secrets and interesting facts about one of the world's oldest capitals with a charismatic local guide.

Yerevan: Self-Guided Tour for your Audio Device with Map

4. Yerevan: Self-Guided Tour for your Audio Device with Map

Discover the highlights in Yerevan with this audio tour that can be played on your smartphone device. Put in your earphones and immerse yourself in the city's rich history. Find your way around easily with the points of interest marked on your map. Download your tour while connected to the internet and use the downloaded audio files and map offline to save your data. Walk through the streets of Yerevan to see sights like the Aram Khachaturian House Museum, which covers the life and work of the renowned 20th century composer. Admire the singing fountains of Republic Square and the fantastic artistic creations in the Sculpture Park. Hear the history behind the monuments to Alexander Tamanyan and Avetik Isahakyan. Soak up the vibe on Ring Boulevard. See the statue that represents the friendship between Yerevan and its sister city Carara. Discover stunning religious architecture at the Holy Mother of Kathoghike Church, the Zoravor Surp Astvatsatsin Church, the Blue Mosque and the Saint Sarkis Church. Uncover th secrets Old Yerevan and explore Mesrop Mashtots Avenue. Find out about local art at the Yerjan Museum of Contemporary Art, Children’s Art Museum, the Stanislavsky Russian Drama Theatre, the Moscow Cinema, and the Khachkar Stonemasons Workshop.

Yerevan: Guided Festive City Tour with Gala Dinner

5. Yerevan: Guided Festive City Tour with Gala Dinner

Here is a deal of a festive group tour in Armenia for those who want to explore the beauty of Armenia Capital Yerevan in New Year period with it’s holiday decoration and Christmas mood. When you step into the locations, we have picked for you, a smile will appear on your face. Check out the places you can visit with the following reading. The tour will first take you along Baghramyan Avenue, showing the House of National Assembly. Driving across the legendary Armenian brandy factories “Ararat” and “Noy”, you will proceed your way to the “Blue Mosque”. Blue or as it is also called “Heavenly Mosque” is the only active mosque in Armenia and is considered to be the symbol of respect and tolerance towards the other religions and minorities. You will also visit Cascade Complex, which is commonly called “a stairway to heaven”. Cascade is one of the symbols of Yerevan and one of the key surroundings of the city. Being a favorite place for the locals, the complex appeals its guests with a variety of sculptures authored by famous artists of modern art from all over the world. Then the tour will take you to the “Victory Park”, where you can see the monument of “Mother Armenia” towering up the city. This monument embodies the victory and courage of Armenian nation during the World War II. Continuing the tour along Teryan and Abovyan streets, named after great Armenian writers, you will reach to one of the oldest churches in Yerevan – St. Katoghike (built in 1264). From the Republic Square, which is the last stop of the tour, there will be a walking tour to the building of Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet through the Northern Avenue. The tour will come to its end in one of the centrally located restaurants with traditional Armenian dinner accompanied by music program

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