Travel to Yerevan is exploring the capital city of Armenia; its cultural, economic and political center. This city charms with its old churches, wide boulevards, street jazz, strong coffee, ruins of the ancient fortresses and the holy Mount Ararat that can be seen from anywhere on a nice day. Whether you are a history fan, romanticist, or a gourmet, who has arrived here for gastronomical impressions, you will find a lot of interesting.
Yerevan tours will open to you the best places of this amazing city. You will see the most beautiful churches and historical quarters consisting of one- and two-storey houses of the 19th century done in black and red tuff, visit Erebuni – fortress-city where in 782 B.C. the history of Yerevan began. Yerevan tours will take you to famous architectural ensembles such as the Republic Square, not far from it a weekly Vernissage – fair is held, where one can buy works of skillful masters: the best carpets, books, wood garments and agate, paintings and jewelry.
The observation decks of the Park Pobeda and Cascade with huge stairs adorned with fountains and flowerbeds open up an amazing view of Yerevan and Mount Ararat.
There are works of distinguished sculptors at the foot of the Cascade. One of the most famous among them is the sculpture of a Columbian master Botero “Black cat” that he had gifted to the city. It is interesting that a sibling of the Armenian “Cat” made by the same sculptor lives in Barcelona, in the heart of the Raval district.
Make sure you try Armenian cuisine in authentic restaurants and cafes during your Yerevan tour, because food is an important sight that will help you feel a real Armenia and its ancient capital.