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Timeline of Armenia's Geopolitical changes - Ethnogenesis of Armenians - Free Tour in Yerevan
***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
Armenians historical migrations| Armenian cuisine - Free Walking Tour in Yerevan
During our walk, we will visit monuments; parks; restaurants (which only locals know).
We will drink sea buckthorn juice which was used over centuries as food, traditional medicine, and skin treatment. We will get acquainted with Armenian History; Architecture; Geopolitics; Economy; Geography; Traditions; Religion History and many more. We will have fun and there will be time to take pictures. At the end of our tour, you will have the best recommendations and know what to do after the tour and where to go to eat the best Armenian food.
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.
1. Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
2. Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Republic Square, Nalbandyan poxoc, Ye...Republic Square, Nalbandyan poxoc, Yerevan, Armenia
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"
1Outside visitRepublic Square
An oval roundabout square with a stone pattern in its center designed to look like a traditional Armenian rug.
2Outside visitShahumyan Park
The statue stands prominently at the west end of Shahumyan Park with a nice water feature between it and the park.
3Outside visitMirzoyan 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.
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)
5Outside visitGaregin 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).
6Outside visitSakharov 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.
7Outside visitDalan Art 🎨 Gallery
"Dalan" in Yerevan is a 19th century house which now serves as a restaurant and art gallery.
8Outside visitCharles 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).
9Outside visitOpera 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.
10Outside visitCascade Complex
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).