|Prices for Walking Tours in Yerevan *|
|3 persons||4-5 persons||6 and more persons|
|19000 AMD / 35 €||16000 AMD / 28 €||11000 AMD / 19 €|
* Tour rates are indicated in drams(AMD) and euro (€) per person
Cascade complex is an architectural and monumental complex in Yerevan. It is a cascade of five open-air terraces. Since 2009, the Museum of Art has been operating at the Cascade complex – the Gafesjian Center for the Arts. The construction began in the 1980s. It is a consolidation of architecture and nature, united in the heart of Yerevan, where the art of the 20th and 21st centuries is interwoven. You can see not only the entire city, but Mount Ararat from the Upper Terrace. Cascade is one of the favorite places for Yerevan residents and guests of the capital.
Coming down the cascade, we reach the monument to architect Alexander Tamanyan, who designed and built the center of Yerevan. Yerevan is still under construction on its project.
France Square which is named in the honor of France in 2006, was opened in the presence of the great chansonnier Charles Aznavour. In the center of the square is the sculpture of Augustine Roden, picturing the artist.
The Opera and Ballet Theater was founded in 1933, and the building was built in 1940 by architect Al. Tamanyan’s design. In front of the southern part of the building, there is the Liberty Square, which is known as one of the most beautiful squares in Yerevan. The monuments of Hovhannes Toumanyan and Alexander Spendiarov are standing in this square. Behind the square there is a walkway, where you can find many outdoor cafes.
On the eastern side of the square, at the intersection of Toumanyan and Teryan Streets, is a small artificial reservoir reminiscent of Lake Sevan’s “Swan Lake”. Arno Babajanyan’s monument is on the shore of the lake.
Abovyan / former Astaphyan street is named after Major-General Astaphiev. It was built in 1863 and is one of the main streets of Yerevan. In the place of the Moscow Cinema House was the St. Poghos-Petros Church built in 5-6th century, and a beautiful park surrounding it. On the bottom of the street the hotel “Yerevan” is located, which was built on the place of Persian Mosque in the early 20th century. Walking along Abovyan street historic monuments can be seen built at the end of the 19th and early 20th centuries, among them is the Monument to Karabalah, symbolizing presenting flowers to the youth.
Republic Square – Republic Square was built by architect A. Tamanyan’s project (1924-1958). It has a lavash look (Armenian national bread included in the UNESCO list in 2014). Later, it acquired a more complex form of the combination of oval and table shapes. Four out of the five buildings in the Republic Square the Government Building, the Central Post Office, Armenia Marriott Hotel and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are built of tuff (Armenian type of stone), and the History Museum of Armenia is built with white basalt. The facades are covered with pink and white felsites of touph, which gives the area a fairly elegant appearance.
Here’s a colorful musical-laser show called “Singing Fountains” every day, especially during warmer seasons from 21:00 to 23:00.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Tour start time is variable and depends on the season. The exact time of the trip is coordinated on the spot with the guide|