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Timeline of Armenia's Geopolitical changes - Ethnogenesis of Armenians - Free 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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Tour description

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.



Additional information 


Unfortunately we we are not able to invite children(1 -10 years old) for our tour - thank you for your understanding.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Republic Square, Nalbandyan poxoc, Ye...
    Republic Square, Nalbandyan poxoc, 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
    Shahumyan Park

    The statue stands prominently at the west end of Shahumyan Park with a nice water feature between it and the park.

  • 3
    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.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Vernissage

    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)

  • 5
    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).

  • 6
    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.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Dalan Art 🎨 Gallery

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

  • 8
    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).

  • 9
    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
    Cascade 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).

Tour opinions

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Dean 15 May 2024
Brisbane

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Travelled in family - May 2024
Quality tour with a fun and knowledgeable guide. Tigran kept it very personable despite a relatively large group. Lots of great local insights and tips. Our family loved it.
Slavena 15 Jan 2024
Lucerne

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Travelled alone - Jan 2024
I really enjoyed the walking tour, I learnt anlot about the History of Armenia! for sure I will come back again
Shelagh 29 Sep 2023
Winnipeg

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
Our guide was not only very informative and really helped me understand not only the history of the country but also the nature of the people here, but he was also very funny and made the tour fun and relaxed! I highly recommend this tour!!
Michael 29 Sep 2023
Copenhagen

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
That was so good fun, Tigran is a very amusing guy. I will recommend his tour 100%, especially he gave us a deep insight how Armenia behave in a very loving way. Thanks my friend 😎
Tanju 30 Aug 2023
İstanbul

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
He's friendly
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require 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
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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