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Discover Armenia: Akhpat-Yerevan-caskad-sevan lake-Tbilisi

Discover Armenia: Akhpat-Yerevan-caskad-sevan lake-Tbilisi

Aghpati Monastery It was founded by Queen Khosrovanush (wife of the Armenian king Ashot III) in 976. This active monastery consists of one vestibule, two sepulchral corridors, a refectory, a scriptorium, an Amazaspi chapel, a bell tower and several chapels. You will admire the architectural ensemble, as well as visit the ancient tombs and Khachkar crosses. Sanahini Monastery, Alaverdi (1 hour) Sanahin was one of the main medieval centers of Northern Armenia. Here was the ancestral tomb of Kurik Bagratids (10th-11th centuries) and the episcopal residence of the diocese (until the 11th century). You will see the church ensemble, the roofs of the green buildings, and the interior spaces with vaults and columns. On Lake Sevan there is a huge restaurant stretching out from where there are beautiful views of Lake Sevan, here we will have the opportunity to taste the delicious products of Lake Sevan. Mother Armenia monument (the main monument of the country, an observation deck of the city); Cathedral to them. Gregory the Illuminator (the largest temple in Armenia (Kaskad) We will visit the Cascade in the heart of Yerevan city, the beauty of which overlooks the city, when you turn to the top of the Cascade you will see Mount Ararat, In the heart of Yerevan, we will visit the beautiful fountain and shopping street on Republic Square. Return to Tbilisi around 23:00. Vakhtang Gorgasali 3

From Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor and Sevan Lake Guided Tour

From Yerevan: Tsaghkadzor and Sevan Lake Guided Tour

Experience the beauty and culture of Armenia with this amazing full-day guided tour, including Tsaghkadzor ski resort and Lake Sevan. Enjoy a comfortable ride from Yerevan to the stunning countryside of Tsaghkadzor, Kecharis Monastery, Lake Sevan, and Sevanavank Monastery. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking views, rich history, and unique culture of Armenia as you explore these wonderful sites. Don't miss out - book your Tsaghkadzor & Lake Sevan Guided Tour today!

Walking Yerevan City Tour with 3 Brandy, 5 Wine & Gata

Walking Yerevan City Tour with 3 Brandy, 5 Wine & Gata

This tour program will give you the opportunity not only to admire the views and explore history, but also to get to know the culture of our city better, as besides walking through the beautiful streets of the city. We collect for you the best of Yerevan and ready to welcome you here. Let's walk in Yerevan like locals. START POINT: Start from the "Walking Man" or “Key” statue of Northern Avenue, meeting the participants, basic information about Armenia and Yerevan, stages of development of Yerevan STOP 1: Armenian Carpet shop Excursion in Carpet shop on Abovyan Street, the history of Armenian carpet making, the characteristics of Armenian rugs. STOP 2: "Dalan" souvenir shop Excursion in “Dalan” souvenir shop, visit to an old-styled cafe which used to be a house of a rich man, after which the building became a cafe, where the participants can have great photos STOP 3: Moscow Cinema On December 12,1936 the opening of "Moscow" cinema with the screening of ''Pepo'' the first Armenian sound movie took place. STOP 4: Gata Tavern visit On Tumanyan Street, one can see a very unique bakery with very tasty local sweet bread Gata. The guide will treat you with the most delicious and most famous Armenian Gata. STOP 5: Aram Khachatryan concert hall visit (Armenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre building) The participants of the city tour will see it both inside and out and will go back through the history of the building. STOP 6: Cascade Complex Cascade is one of the favorite places to visit by tourists. Especially during evening time one can admire the beautiful city lights of Yerevan from Cascade. STOP 7: Cafesjian Center of Arts Here the participants will get to the Cafesjian Center of Arts. The main focus of the museum is the presentation of world fine art in Armenia. STOP 8: Saryan's Park - this stop can be added or removed depending on the seasons of year Saryan's Park in Yerevan is the place where you can sit and enjoy the pieces of art, and if you liked one of them, you can buy it. STOP 9: Tashir Street Shopping Gallery Here are about 70 stores offer various clothing, footwear, interior decorations and furniture, children’s products, accessories, and more. STOP 10: Northern Avenue, Vedi Alco wine shop Five types of Armenian wine degustation in the well-known Vedi Alco wine factory shop. Wine types are: Areni dry wine, Vernashen semi-sweet wine, Pomegranate wine, Old Yerevan white wine and Rose Bolgrad. STOP 11: Proshyan Brandy factory shop Three types of Armenian Brandy degustation - 5, 10 and 30 (with chocolate flavor) aged brandy in the famous Proshyan factory shop in the city center. STOP 12: Singing fountains of Republic Square Republic Square is the heart of Yerevan. In summer and spring, people gather here together to listen to the singing fountains and see their “dance”. END OF THE TOUR: 2 Abovyan Str., Arno Babajanyan concert hall The last stop will be at State Philharmonia of Armenia, which has been running since 1930.

Yerevan Street Eats & Sips: A Culinary Adventure

Yerevan Street Eats & Sips: A Culinary Adventure

Explore the Vibrant Culinary Scene: Immerse yourself in the vibrant culinary scene of Yerevan by sampling a variety of street foods and traditional dishes, offering a diverse and authentic experience. Discover Local Drinks: Experience beer and wine tastings to savor the unique flavors of Armenian beverages, complementing the street food experience and adding a cultural dimension to the tour. Explore the Bustling Food Markets: Begin your tour by wandering through the bustling food markets of Yerevan, such as the popular GUM Market. Here, you'll find an array of fresh produce, aromatic spices, and local specialties, providing a glimpse into the vibrant culinary culture of Armenia. 1. Khorovats Corner: Grilled Delights Savor the essence of Armenian street food with Khorovats. Delight in the aroma of succulent grilled meats, known locally as "khorovats." From marinated shashlik skewers to mouthwatering grilled vegetables, this spot is a carnivore's paradise. Wash it down with a refreshing glass of locally brewed beer or a classic Armenian soda. 2. Lavash Wrap Station: Armenian Burritos Indulge in the Armenian version of a burrito – the Lavash Wrap. Choose your fillings from a medley of fresh veggies, grilled meats, and aromatic herbs, all wrapped in soft lavash bread. Pair your Lavash Wrap with a traditional tan (yogurt-based drink) for an authentic taste experience. 4. Gata a Pastry Paradise For a sweet street food experience. Gata is a traditional Armenian pastry filled with a sweet mixture of nuts, sugar, and spices. Sample various gata varieties, from classic to modern twists. Pair these delectable pastries with a cup of Armenian coffee or tea for a delightful afternoon pick-me-up. Extra addition: Pomegranate Paradise: Fresh Juice Stand Quench your thirst with the vibrant flavors of pomegranate juice at Pomegranate Paradise. Watch as they freshly squeeze the iconic Armenian fruit, creating a refreshing drink that perfectly captures the essence of Armenia. Beer Tastings and Brewery Tours: Beer Tastings & Brewery Tours: Consider including beer tastings and brewery tours in Yerevan to experience the local beer culture and enjoy a variety of craft beers from different breweries Discover Unique Local Beverages: Quench your thirst with a range of unique Armenian beverages. Sample the traditional fruit-infused vodka known as "chacha" or enjoy a glass of locally brewed wine, which has a history dating back thousands of years. For a non-alcoholic option, try "tan," a refreshing yogurt-based drink flavored with mint or cucumber.

Yerevan: Highlights and Culture Walking Tour with Tastings

Yerevan: Highlights and Culture Walking Tour with Tastings

I am cultural storyteller, passionate about music, art, history and architecture. I love to tell stories about the fascinating people and wonderful places that give Yerevan its unique fabric. As a storyteller through words, images and music, it is a great pleasure for me to meet new people and to share with them some of Yerevan's most exciting stories. *On my tour you'll see the best highlights and hidden gems* Hope we shall meet soon! We set off to explore and we begin our walk from beautiful Republic Square the (central town square in Yerevan which contains a pool with musical fountains) through the city center and up the strikingly modern Cascades for views of Biblical Mount Ararat. We visit Khachkars's park(known as an Armenian cross-stone khachkars are characteristic of Medieval Christian Armenian art). During our walk we are getting acquainted with Armenian History; Economy; Geography; Geopolitics; Traditions; Religion History; Hiking Routs and many more) Itinerary - We start our walking tour from Republic Square just in front of the History Museum of Armenia - Mirzoyan library(A gem in the city. Filled with books, journals related to design and photography, and a bar and gallery, the space is peaceful and amazing.) - Walk to statue of Garegin Nzhdeh (key political and military leader of the First Republic of Armenia (1918-1921)) - Vernissage open air market - Visit to "Republic Square" metro station (soviet modernist architecture and stories about Yerevan metro) - Andrei Sakharov square (Russian nuclear physicist also activist for peace and human rights) - Walk to Egor Khanzadyan's house (built 1895) - Walk in Abovyan street (oldest street of Yerevan) - Opera House - Statue of Hovhannes Tumanyan (Armenian famous writer) - Walk to Cascade Stairs(giant stairway made of limestone which afford unobstructed views of central Yerevan and Mount Ararat)

Yerevan: Yerevan Hidden Gems Classic Car Tour

Yerevan: Yerevan Hidden Gems Classic Car Tour

Touring Yerevan is a captivating experience in and of itself, with its stunning architecture, vibrant atmosphere, and rich culture. But to truly immerse yourself in this culture, you need to experience it from inside a classic car. It's like stepping into a time machine, transporting you from one place to another and giving you a sense of what it was like to live in another era. The classic car, which hails from the Soviet era, has a fascinating history all its own. As you visit different places throughout the city, you'll feel like everything is connected in one cohesive journey. And there's nothing quite like sipping a drink while sitting in the back of a retro, luxurious car. It's like taking a trip back to the future and experiencing the best of both worlds. You'll feel like a star as people take pictures of you while you pass, soaking up the rich history and culture of Yerevan in style. Some of the must-see places to visit while touring Yerevan in a classic car include the Mother Armenia statue, a towering symbol of the country's resilience and strength, the beautiful Cascade Complex, which features an impressive outdoor staircase and art displays, the Opera House, a stunning architectural masterpiece, and other attractions depending on your preferred type of destinations. As you cruise through the city in your vintage car, you'll also have the opportunity to take in other iconic landmarks and attractions, such as the Republic Square, the Vernissage Market, and the Blue Mosque.

City Tour in Yerevan with local guide

City Tour in Yerevan with local guide

Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world. Here you can find the combination of new and old city. During the city tour you will get acquainted with the history of Yerevan city,its culture and traditions.You will see the main attractions and touristic destinations such as: Cascade complex, Opera and Ballet house, Republic square,Northern Avenue and so on. First we will meet in the Republic Square and start the tour by walking to Abovyan street. Via Northern avenue we will get to the Opera and Ballet house. After that we will see the Cascade complex with all its luxurious way. After this we will see another streets in the city center and come back to the Republic Square.On the way we will have a nice tasting of armenian traditional cake Gata.

Yerevan city tour: Hidden gems with unlimited mysteries

Yerevan city tour: Hidden gems with unlimited mysteries

Stop 1: Republic Square Begin your journey at the heart of Yerevan, Republic Square. Marvel at the architectural masterpiece of the National Gallery and History Museum, and witness the stunning "Dancing Fountains" that come to life with a symphony of lights and music in the evening. Stop 2: Cascade Complex Next, head to the Cascade Complex, a giant limestone staircase adorned with contemporary art installations. Climb to the top for panoramic views of the city and Mount Ararat. Explore the Cafesjian Center for the Arts, an innovative museum nestled within the complex. Stop 3: Opera House and Northern Avenue Stroll down Northern Avenue, a bustling pedestrian street lined with shops and cafes. Admire the grand Opera House, a cultural landmark that hosts world-class performances. Take a moment to appreciate the blend of neoclassical and Art Nouveau architecture. Stop 4: Vernissage Market Immerse yourself in Armenian craftsmanship at Vernissage Market. This open-air market offers a vibrant display of traditional art, crafts, and souvenirs. Engage with local artisans and find unique treasures to commemorate your visit.

Khachkar Crafting Masterclass: Unveiling Armenia's Heritage

Khachkar Crafting Masterclass: Unveiling Armenia's Heritage

Embark on a masterclass tour in Yerevan to craft khachkars, led a skilled khachkar master. Explore the vibrant studio, founded in 1988, and witness the intricate art of stone carving. Engage with the passionate artists, ask questions, and immerse yourself in the spiritual journey of khachkar creation. Learn the age-old techniques passed down through generations and feel the cultural continuity of this national treasure. Join this unique experience, where every strike of the hammer echoes the resilience, love for culture, and silent dialogue with God that defines the art of khachkar making.

Cross-Border Discovery: Tbilisi to Armenia Day Trip

Cross-Border Discovery: Tbilisi to Armenia Day Trip

Cross-Border Journey: Tbilisi to Armenia Day Trip" Embark on a captivating day trip from Tbilisi to Armenia, where ancient history, rich culture, and breathtaking scenery await. Our expedition offers a seamless exploration of Armenia's highlights, providing travelers with a comprehensive glimpse into the country's fascinating heritage. Our adventure begins in Tbilisi, Georgia's vibrant capital, where we'll depart in the early morning for the scenic drive to Armenia. As we journey across the border, our knowledgeable guides will share insights into the region's history, culture, and traditions, offering a deeper understanding of this cross-border journey. Akhtala Monastery, a hidden gem nestled within the serene countryside of Armenia, offers visitors a captivating journey through centuries of history, spirituality, and architectural brilliance. Perched atop a rugged hill overlooking the Debed River, this medieval marvel beckons travelers to explore its ancient walls and unravel the mysteries within. Haghpat Monastery Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Armenia's Lori Province, is a testament to the country's rich cultural and religious heritage. Perched on a verdant plateau overlooking the Debed River Canyon, this medieval masterpiece invites visitors to embark on a journey through time and spirituality. The Mikoyan Brothers Museum stands as a tribute to two extraordinary figures whose contributions to Soviet aviation and politics shaped the course of history. Located in Armenia, this museum offers visitors a captivating journey through the lives and achievements of Artem and Anastas Mikoyan, whose legacy continues to inspire generations. Sanahin Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage Site nestled in the picturesque Debed River gorge of Armenia's Lori Province, is a testament to the country's rich spiritual and architectural heritage. Dating back to the 10th century, this medieval marvel invites visitors to embark on a journey through time and explore its sacred grounds. As the day draws to a close, we'll make our way back to Tbilisi, enriched by the experiences and memories of our journey. Join us on this unforgettable day trip from Tbilisi to Armenia and discover the beauty, history, and culture of this fascinating country in just one day.

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The experience through this tour was amazing and very satisfying. The guide is very friendly and gave us a lot of information. Also we could get inside the opera house and see the preparation space for musicians, which we couldn’t have been able to see without the tour.

Excellent. The guys explaining were very good, they welcomed us very well and were always very friendly and warm. I loved it and recommend it to everyone!

Excellent, our guide was fantastic, knowledgeable and helpful in helping us discover Yerevan

Tour with Tigran was amazing and insightful. We learnt lot about Armenian ancient history.

the tour guide/guide, Taimur was excellent, very explanatory and well informed