Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Yerevan, Armenia


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 14 sights
Distance 4.9 km
Ascend 141 m
Descend 84 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: Charles Aznavour Square

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Charles Aznavour Square is a small square in the Kentron District of the Armenian capital Yerevan. The square is named in honour of the French Armenian singer Charles Aznavour as part of the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Armenian independence in 2001. The square adjacent to Abovyan Street includes a number of important venues including Stanislavski Russian Theatre of Yerevan, the Moscow Cinema, the Artists' Union of Armenia offices. Grand Hotel Yerevan on Abovyan Street also overlooks the square. The square also hosted the Yerevan Vernissage before the latter moved to its present location.

Wikipedia: Charles Aznavour Square, Yerevan (EN)

382 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Katoghike Church

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The Church of the Holy Scriptures in Catholicism is one of the ancient churches of Yerevan. It is located at the intersection of the streets of present-day Abkhazia and Sait-Nova in the center of Yerevan. Later built in the medieval basilica, the ancient structure of the native Yerevan is the oldest structure in Yerevan that has never been destroyed, even during the 1679 earthquake.

Wikipedia: Կաթողիկե (Սուրբ Աստվածածին) եկեղեցի (Երևան) (HY)

24 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 3: Saint Anna Church

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Saint Anna Church is an Armenian Apostolic Church opened in 2015 in the Kentron District of Yerevan, Armenia, adjacent to the 13th-century Katoghike Church.

Wikipedia: Saint Anna Church, Yerevan (EN), Website

255 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Karabakh woman

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The "Woman of Arabia" sculpture is located at the intersection of Sait-Nova Palace and Lord's Streets near Opera in Armenia. The sculpture was created in 1985, and it was installed in 1988.

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

132 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Monument to the Reader

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The Reader Monument, located near the National Children's Library of Phnom Penh-Apor, was erected in 2013.

Wikipedia: Ընթերցողը (քանդակ, Երևան) (HY)

146 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Arno Babajanyan

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74 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Melody

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The Melody Sculpture is located in the heart of Yerevan, adjacent to the Liberation Square and Lake Karapi. Posted in 1965.

Wikipedia: Մեղեդի (քանդակ, Երևան) (HY)

383 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: 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)

818 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 9: Matenadaran of Yerevan

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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.

Wikipedia: Matenadaran (EN), Website

881 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 10: 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)

173 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Avetik Isahakyan

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A monument to the Gospel of Isaac, It is located in the heart of Yerevan, adjacent to the Moscow, Isaac, and Abkhaz streets, just outside the Youth Station in 1965. Included in the History and Cultural Monuments List of the Central Administrative Region of Armenia.

Wikipedia: Ավետիք Իսահակյանի հուշարձան (Երևան) (HY)

169 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Fridtjof Nansen

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Fritiof Nansen's semicircle is located in the heart of Yerevan, adjacent to the streets of Abkhazia and Moscow. Posted on November 9, 2011.

Wikipedia: Ֆրիտյոֆ Նանսենի կիսանդրի (Երևան) (HY)

316 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Միացյալ Խաչ

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The United Cross Monument, located in the Oak Park in the center of Yerevan, was erected in 2013 in an area containing the Moscow-Nalbandian-Isaac streets.

Wikipedia: Միացյալ խաչ (հուշարձան, Երևան) (HY)

1108 meters / 13 minutes

Sight 14: Khachatur Abovyan monument

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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)


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