Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Yerevan, Armenia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 18 sights
Distance 4.8 km
Ascend 194 m
Descend 104 m

Explore Yerevan in Armenia with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in YerevanIndividual Sights in Yerevan

Sight 1: Marshal Baghramyan statue

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A monument to John Balramyan, located in front of the American University Building in Marshall Balram, central Yerevan, was installed in 2003.

Wikipedia: Հովհաննես Բաղրամյանի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)

318 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 2: Gevorg Emin

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A monument to Gérard Emin, located in the Syracuse Garden of Yerevan, Armenia, was erected in 2010.

Wikipedia: Գևորգ Էմինի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)

539 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Anton Chekhov

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Anton Chekhov's bust is located in the Kentron community of Yerevan, in front of the school No. 55. It is included in the list of real monuments of the history and culture of the Kentron and Culture of Yerevan administrative district.

Wikipedia: Անտոն Չեխովի կիսանդրի (Երևան) (HY)

572 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: The Men

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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.

Wikipedia: The Men (statue) (EN)

96 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Martiros Saryan monument

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A monument to Martyros Saran, It is located in the grove of Martyros Saryan 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, in 1986. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.

Wikipedia: Մարտիրոս Սարյանի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)

227 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Park after Komitas

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Park after KomitasUser:Tlustulimu, from original Krzysztof P. Jasiutowicz / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Eucharist's Name Park is located in the Central Community of Armenia, near the Eucharist's Conservatory, and the Sait-Nova Music School.

Wikipedia: Կոմիտասի անվան պուրակ (HY)

14 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 7: Komitas statue

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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.

Wikipedia: Statue of Komitas (Yerevan) (EN)

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: William Saroyan statue

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A monument to William Saroyan, located at the intersection of the Mauritius Palace and Moscow Street in the center of Yerevan, was installed in 2008.

Wikipedia: Վիլյամ Սարոյանի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)

353 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Circular Park

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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.

Wikipedia: Circular Park (EN)

407 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 10: Hare on Bell on Portland Stone Piers

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Hare on Bell on Portland Stone PiersRita Willaert from 9890 Gavere, Belgium / CC BY 2.0

The sailboat on the bell, the full name of the sailor on the Portland stone support bell, A bronze statue of Irish sculptor Berry Flanagan, dated 2005 in the Central District of Armenia, at the Gaffesky Arts Center in the Cascade complex.

Wikipedia: Նապաստակը զանգի վրա (քանդակ, Երևան) (HY)

34 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 11: Roman Warrior

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A sculpture of "Roman Soldier" is located at the Gaffesky Arts Center in Kasada, Armenia, in 2005.

Wikipedia: Հռոմեացի զինվոր (քանդակ, Երևան) (HY)

32 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 12: Cafesjian Sculpture Garden

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The 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.

Wikipedia: Cafesjian Museum of Art (EN), Website

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Smoking Woman

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A sculpture of "Smoking Woman" is located at the Gaffesky Arts Center in the Kasada complex in Armenia. The sculpture was created in 1987, and a potential copy was installed in 2012.

Wikipedia: Ծխող կինը (քանդակ, Երևան) (HY)

46 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Cat

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Cat Rita Willaert / CC BY 2.0

A "Kato" sculpture, located in Yerevan, Armenia, at the Gaffesky Arts Center in Kasada, was installed in 2002.

Wikipedia: Կատու (քանդակ, Երևան) (HY)

206 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Cascade

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The Cascade is located in Yerevan, Armenia. White travertine stone was used for building the complex since only this stone was available in the amount sufficient for such a large-scale construction. The Yerevan’s Cascade is situated in the northern part of the city center near the Opera House and Matenadaran. The building is an architectural heritage of Soviet Armenia, it connects the city center with the Victory Park, which commemorates the Soviet Army’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. There is a square on the top of a hill overlooking the Ararat Valley and downtown Yerevan. The park features the Mother Armenia statue that houses a military museum dedicated to the history of World War II and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The Cascade consists of 5 hillside terraces connected with 572 steps. The building is 302 m high, 50 m wide, and has a total area of 13 hectares with a 15-degree slope. The uppermost platform is called the Monumental Terrace. It houses the 40th Anniversary of Soviet Armenia monument standing 118 m tall. The terrace consists of a zone bordered by 15 columns symbolically reflecting Armenia's historical heritage. Each floor and sector of the external staircase is a unique work of art. In the inner part of the building, there are elevators and escalators connecting all platforms from the foundation to the top. The entire territory of the architectural heritage is an open-air museum of modern art lying amid the green space. It is a complex of massive stairs with fountains that rise from the Tamanyan Street pedestrian area in the central Kentron district.

Wikipedia: Yerevan Cascade (EN)

604 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 16: Memorial to Soviet Armenian 50th anniversary

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A monument to the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution is located in the administrative district of Arab Emirates, at the beginning of the Liberation Palace, above the Kasada complex.

Wikipedia: Հոկտեմբերյան հեղափոխության 50-ամյակի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)

837 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 17: Victory Park

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Victory Park, is a public park located in the Kanaker-Zeytun District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

Wikipedia: Victory Park, Yerevan (EN)

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 18: Mother Armenia

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Mother Armenia is a female personification of Armenia. Her most public visual rendering is a monumental statue in Victory Park overlooking the capital city of Yerevan, Armenia.

Wikipedia: Mother Armenia (EN)


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