If you planning to travel in Armenia than you can start your trip from the capital city of the Republic of Armenia, Yerevan. Yerevan is one of the oldest city in the world and the heart of sunny Armenia.
Armenia has so much to offer the culture-loving traveler. There’s an eclectic mix, where centuries of history combine with a contemporary feel, giving Armenian’s capital a unique edge. Armenia is one of the oldest wine regions in the world, and Armenians love pairing their delicious wine with great food.
Walking around City Yerevan is the best way to see the history and learn about the culture. Yerevan is rich with delicious restaurants, trendy cafes, exclusive amusement outlets, and fun spots for the whole family.
You need to rent a car in Yerevan to explore more famous places.Let’s explore and learn more about Pink City Yerevan.
The Cascade complex
This awesome stairwell is located in the centre of the city and connects the Kentron area with the Monument neighborhood. The Cascade was constructed in 1971 and was renovated in 2009.The Cascade complex has 572 steps and from the top, you can enjoy one of the best panoramic views in Yerevan. Even you can see Mount Ararat with all its beauty.I recommend watching the sunset from the Cascade Complex, it was one of the favorite things to do in Yerevan.
Mother of Armenia
You can find the statue of the Mother of Armenia in Victory Park. The height of the monument is 54 meters, 22 m is the height of the statue. This woman symbolizes the eternal memory in which those who died in the war are held and of course she is holding the sword in her hand.
Try of the local cuisine
There are plenty of establishments in Yerevan where visitors can enjoy the delectable local cuisine of Armenia.
Vernissage flea market
Yerevan’s markets are one of the most interesting places. For example, Vernissage market is a great place to find everything. Here you can buy original gifts: Armenian jewelry, handicrafts, books, wood artwork, carpets, etc. The weekend is the best time for shopping.
Republic Square is located in the center of the city. In the morning or afternoon, you can visit the History Museum and the National Gallery.
In the evenings, you can enjoy the singing fountain dance.There you can see the dance of the fountain and listen to classical, jazz, pop and rock music. It usually starts around 9 PM and goes on until 11 PM.
Ararat brandy factory
Who like trying locally produced alcoholic beverages, I will suggest taking the tour of the Ararat Brandy Factory and its museum. During the tour you will learn about the production process, distilling, and bottling, and of course, getting a chance to try different types of the brandy.
So what are you waiting for? Get ready to fall in love with Armenia and put it on your travel list before everyone else does!