Free Cultural Walking Tour in Yerevan

Duration: 3h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Tigran
Quality Verified Registered on August 23, 2020

***I am in love with Yerevan and spend most of my time walking around its streets and bridges to discover hidden gems to share with other travelers!*** Let me take you on alternative routes around Yerevan with top sights and show you charming passages, secret gardens and the best shopping districts while I share their history and tell you my favorite tales of the city. I am a licensed tour guide since 2015 and I have extensive background and knowledge in the history of Armenia, which dates back to 3, 500 B. C. 1.Intensive English Certificate - courses 1st and 2nd level; 15/01/2008 - 23/03/2008. 2.Tour Guide Certificate (provider UNHCR; 13/10/2014 - 01/06/2015) Looking forward to meeting you. Tigran

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We set out to explore and begin our walk from the beautiful Republic Square through the center of the city till the surprisingly modern waterfalls to enjoy the views of the biblical Mount Ararat. During our walk we discover the ancient culture of Yerevan, the city that, despite numerous invasions, has not lost its unique traditions. We will also get acquainted with Armenian history; Architecture; Armenian food features; Geopolitics; Economy; Geography; Traditions; History of religion and many more. 

Additional information 

Unfortunately we we are not able to invite children(1 -7 years old) for our tour - thank you for your understanding.


1. The tour is not wheelchair accessible.

2. The tour is not stroller accessible.

Health restrictions:

1. Not recommended for pregnant travelers.

2. Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    5GH7+9C Yerevan, Armenia
    5GH7+9C Yerevan, Armenia
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    In front of the History Museum of Armenia (the meeting point is right between the dancing fountains and the History Museum). I'll be waiting for you with a red umbrella written "Free Walking Tour in Yerevan"

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Republic Square

    An oval roundabout square with a stone pattern in its center designed to look like a traditional Armenian rug.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Mirzoyan Library

    A gem in the city. Filled with books, journals related to design and photography, and a bar and gallery, the space is peaceful and amazing.

  • 3
    Outside visit

    Vernissage is a large open-air market in Yerevan, Armenia. The name of the market is the derived from the French word vernissage. Next to the market we will visit Cultural Genocide park where is located the Statue of Garegin Nzhdeh(Armenian military commander); walk in Cultural Genocide park(Khachkars also know as Armenian cross-stones); Metro station Republic Square(discovering Armenian metro)

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Garegin Nzhdeh Monument

    Garegin Nzhdeh was an Armenian statesman, military commander and political thinker and became one of the key political and military leaders of the First Republic of Armenia (1918–1921).

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Sakharov Square

    Sakharov square (formerly called Azizbekov square) was re-named in 1991 after the eminent specialist of Armenian history and culture, physicist, atomic scientist, one of the authors of the hydrogen bomb, the USSR NAS academician, the laureate of the 1975 Nobel Prize, public and political figure Andrey Sakharov.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Dalan Art Gallery

    "Dalan" in Yerevan is a 19th century house which now serves as a restaurant and art gallery.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Charles Aznavour square

    In this beautiful square we will see the oldest hotel in Yerevan "Grand hotel Yerevan" which was opened in 1926, during the Soviet period(the hotel facade is richly decorated with black Armenian tuff stone).

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Opera and Ballet Theatre

    Visit Swan Lake and Opera House. The ground-breaking of the Opera-Theatre took place on 28 November 1930 during the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Soviet Armenia. On January 20, 1933, the building was officially opened.

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    Outside visit
    Cafesjian Center for the Arts

    The Cascade is a giant stairway made of limestone in Yerevan, Armenia. It links the downtown Kentron area of Yerevan with the Monument neighborhood. The construction of the cascade started in 1971 and was partially completed in 1980.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Kendel 22 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Tigran was very entertaining and super knowledgeable. A very nice tour.
Vero 21 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Very fun and warm guide
Andreas 07 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Okay aber nicht begeisternd
Julia 29 Aug 2023
Freiburg im Breisgau

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
We absolutely loved the tour with Tigran! It was super interesting and contained varied information on different topics from architecture to lifestyle, history, geopolitics and food! Tigran is really funny and a great guide! He took his time to answer all questions and was really open and knowledgable.
Guillaume 27 Aug 2023

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
I was disappointed by the tour with Tigran. I’m even surprised to see his rating so high (because people in my group felt the same). I thought it bearly got the passing score. Not really interesting, not really funny, very long . I would try somebody else if I had to start again.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 15 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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