33 Sights in Yerevan, Armenia (with Map and Images)
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The Cascade is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. Designed by architects Jim Torosyan, Aslan Mkhitaryan, and Sargis Gurzadyan the construction of the cascade started in 1971 and was partially completed in 1980.
2. Yerevan History Museum
The Yerevan History Museum is the history museum of Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia. The museum was founded in 1931 as the Communal Museum. Currently, the museum is located in a building attached to the Yerevan City Hall. The architect of the building was Jim Torosyan.
Yerevan Vernissage is a large open-air market in Yerevan, Armenia. The name of the market is the derived from the French word vernissage. The market lies along Aram Street and Buzand Street at a length of 350 metres (1,150 ft), connecting the Hanrapetutyun street with the Khanjyan street. The market mainly features a collection of different types of traditional Armenian art works.
4. Shengavit Settlemen
The Shengavit Settlement is an archaeological site in present-day Yerevan, Armenia located on a hill south-east of Yerevan Lake. It was inhabited during a series of settlement phases from approximately 3000 BC cal to 2500 BC cal in the Kura Araxes (Shengavitian) Period of the Early Bronze Age and irregularly re-used in the Middle Bronze Age until 2200 BC cal. The town occupied an area of six hectares. It appears that Shengavit was a societal center for the areas surrounding the town due to its unusual size, evidence of surplus production of grains, and metallurgy, as well as its monumental 4 meter wide stone wall. Three smaller village sites of Moukhannat Tepe, Khorumbulagh, and Tairov have been identified and were located outside the walls of Shengavit. Its pottery makes it a type site of the Kura-Araxes or Early Transcaucasian Period and the Shengavitian culture area.
5. Circular Park
The Circular Park ; also known as the Youth Park, is a public park in the Kentron district of the Armenian capital Yerevan. It starts with the Cathedral of Saint Gregory at the south on Tigran Mets street, and ends up with the Poplavok lake at the north near Mashtots Avenue. The park lies along Khanjyan, Yervand Kochar, Alex Manoogian, Moskovian and Isahakyan streets, forming a half-circular shaped park around the eastern part of downtown Yerevan. The park has an approximate length of 2500 metres and an average width of 120 metres.
6. Yerevan Botanical Garden
The Yerevan Botanical Garden of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences, is the body responsible for plant collections in Armenia. It is located in the Avan district at the north-eastern part of the capital Yerevan, occupying around 80 hectares of a semi-deserted area. The collection includes more than 200 species of endemic, rare and declining plants, and provides a basis, in a relatively natural environment, for the study of the Armenian flora and the ecological interactions between plant species.
7. Katoghike Tsiranavor Church of Avan
Holy Mother of God Katoghike Church of Avan (Armenian: Ավանի Սուրբ Աստվածածին Կաթողիկե Եկեղեցի, romanized: Avani Surb Astvatsatsin Kat'oghike Yekeghets'i; also known as the church of Katoghike Tsiranavor, later renamed Surp Hovhannes, is a ruined 6th-century church located in the Avan District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. It is the oldest surviving church inside Yerevan's city limits.
Wikipedia: Katoghike Tsiranavor Church of Avan (EN), Website
8. Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral
The Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, also known as the Yerevan Cathedral is the largest cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It is located in the Kentron District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, and is one of the largest religious buildings in the South Caucasus along with the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Tbilisi. Adjacent to the General Andranik metro station, it is visible from many areas of Yerevan.
Wikipedia: Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, Yerevan (EN)
9. Blue Mosque
The Blue Mosque is an 18th-century Persian Shia mosque in Yerevan, Armenia. It was commissioned by Huseyn Ali Khan, the khan of the Iranian Erivan Khanate. It is one of the oldest extant structures in central Yerevan and the most significant structure from the city's Iranian period. It was the largest of the eight mosques of Yerevan in the 19th century and is today the only active mosque in Armenia.
10. Erebuni Fortress Museum
Erebuni Museum was established in 1968. The opening of the museum was timed to coincide with the 2750th anniversary of Yerevan. The Museum stands at the foot of the Arin Berd hill, on top of which the Urartian Fortress Erebouni has stood since 782 BCE. The city-fortress was excavated, some parts of the structure were reinforced and restored, and the fortress was turned into an outdoor museum.
11. Սուրբ Հովհաննես եկեղեցի
Holy John Church, a humbled Armenian Apostolic Church in the northeastern part of the Avan Community of Armenia (Vd.). A cross is depicted on the entrance bar. Numerous patterned crosses engraved on the walls of the church have been preserved. Monuments, stones, and medieval cemeteries are preserved around the church. On the left side of the church yard is a scroll-covered cross.
12. Erebuni Fortress
Erebuni Fortress is an Urartian fortified city, located in Yerevan, Armenia. It is 1,017 metres (3,337 ft) above sea level. It was one of several fortresses built along the northern Urartian border and was one of the most important political, economic and cultural centers of the vast kingdom. The name Yerevan itself is derived from Erebuni.
13. Martiros Saryan monument
A monument to Martyros Saran, It is located in 1986 in the grove of Martyros Saryan, located in the center of Yerevan, between the Mauritius, the Marshall Palaces, and the Zoroastrian Road, just outside the street of the great artist's name. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
14. The Men
The Men is a public artwork in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Created by Armenian sculptor Davit Minasyan in 2007, it commemorates Edmond Keosayan's 1972 film of the same name, and comprises four statues, depicting the film's stars, the actors Mher Mkrtchyan, Avetik Gevorkyan, Armen Ayvazyan, and Azat Sherents.
15. Կարեն Դեմիրճյան
Karen Demirgyan's semicircle is located in front of 139 schools named Karen Demirgyan in the New York State Administrative Region of Armenia. The school was founded in 1968. In 2002, he was named after Karen Demirgyan, Armenia's national hero. The map was installed in 2003. The sculptor is Hamlet Matthias.
16. Mordechai Navi Synagogue
Mordechai Navi Synagogue, is a Jewish synagogue in the Armenian capital Yerevan, and the centre of the Jewish community of the city. It is located on 23 Nar-Dos Street of the central Kentron district. It was opened in June 2011, with the financial assistance of the Armenian businessman David Galstyan.
17. The seller of water
A sculpture of the "Waterfall Boy" in the English Garden of Armenia was installed in 1970. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia. One of the symbols of ancient Yerevan is dedicated to former Bulgarian waterfront teenagers.
18. Cafesjian Sculpture Garden
Officially, Cafesjian Center for the Arts is an art museum in Yerevan, Armenia. It is located at the central Kentron District, in and around the Yerevan Cascade which is a complex of massive staircase with fountains, ascending up from the Tamanyan Street gardens and pedestrian zone.
19. Komitas statue
Soghomon Soghomonian, ordained and commonly known as Komitas, was an Armenian priest, musicologist, composer, arranger, singer, and choirmaster, who is considered the founder of the Armenian national school of music. He is recognized as one of the pioneers of ethnomusicology.
20. Memorial to Soviet Armenian 50th anniversary
The monument to the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution is located in Ziyou Street, Ilan Haibik Administrative Region. Original title: Redefinition of Cypress Complex. Beijing, April 2: According to foreign media reports, the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution.
Wikipedia: Հոկտեմբերյան հեղափոխության 50-ամյակի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)
21. Nelson Stepanyan monument
Nelson Stefanov's semicircle, located in a children's park between Moses Mukhtar, Gregory Lucifer, Beirut, and Zachian streets in the center of Yerevan, was installed in 1950. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
22. Avetik Isahakyan
A monument to the Gospel of Isaac, It is located in the heart of Yerevan, adjacent to the streets of Moscow, Isaac, and Abkhazia, just outside the Youth Station in 1965. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
23. Գաբրիել Սունդուկյան
A monument to Gabriel Sundukyan is located in front of the building of the Academy Theater of Gabriel Sundukyan in the English Garden of Armenia, Comaig, in 1972. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
24. Aleksandr Myasnikyan Monument
A monument to Alexander Myasikyan, located in Yerevan, was erected in 1980 in honor of the Armenian Party, political, and socialist Alexander Myasikyan. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
25. Ղազարոս Աղայան
The semicircle of Lazarus Ayyan is located in the Arabian community of Armenia in front of 63 schools named Lazarus Ayyan. The museum was erected in 1955. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Administrative Region of Armenia.
26. Hare on Bell on Portland Stone Piers
The sailboat on the bell, the full name of the sailor on the Portland stone support bell, The bronze statue of Irish sculptor Berry Flanagan, dated 2005 in the Central District of Armenia, at the Gaffesky Arts Center in the Cascade complex.
27. Vardan Mamikonyan statue
A monument to Vardar Mamikonian, located in the Oak Park in Armenia, adjacent to the Vardaran and Changyan Roads, was installed in 1975. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
28. Matenadaran of Yerevan
The Matenadaran, officially the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts, is a museum, repository of manuscripts, and a research institute in Yerevan, Armenia. It is the world's largest repository of Armenian manuscripts.
29. Yeghishe Charents Monument
A monument to Eliser Charan, located in the Oak Park in central Yerevan, was installed in front of the radio station in 1985. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
30. Khachatur Abovyan monument
A monument to Khachatra Abovyan is located at the end of Abkhazia Street in central Yerevan, Abkhazia, in 1950. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
Wikipedia: Խաչատուր Աբովյանի հուշարձան (Երևան, Աբովյան պուրակ) (HY)
31. Anton Chekhov Bust
Antoine Czechoslovakia's semicircle is located in front of the 55th school in the Central Community of Armenia. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
32. Andrey Sakharov monument
Andrei Sakharov's monument, located in the square of Sakharov in the center of Yerevan, was erected in 2001. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.
33. Holy Vartanants Martyrs Church
St. Vartanants Martyrs Church is the Armenian Apostolic Church in the Malatia-Sebastia District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. It is located on the Yerablur hill, right of the Yerevan-Echmiadzin highway.
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