What to do in Yerevan

There is no shortage of sights and things to do in Yerevan. Most of the popular tourist destinations are in the city center - such as the Armenia History Museum, National Gallery, Erebuny Fortress and Museum, Ancient Manuscripts known as Matenadaran, containing over 16,000 manuscripts documenting the centuries-old history of the Armenian nation, art, literature, and natural sciences, as well as a lot of art and cultural centers.

One of the most visiting places in Yerevan is Cafesjian Center for the Arts located in the Cascade. Inspired by the vision of its founder, the Center offers a wide variety of exhibitions, derived from the Gerard L. Cafesjian Collection of contemporary art. This collection of more than 5,000 works includes one of the most comprehensive glass collections in the world.

If you are a fun of handmade carpets and rugs Mergeryan Carpet Factory is the right place to visit, which brings together time-honored traditions and a range of exquisite aesthetics to create objects of art for modern living. You can also visit one of the biggest open air open-air exhibition-market called Vernisage, which is located in the center of the city near the Republic Square and functioning on the weekends.

Here you can find carved wood and art works, traditional carpets, paintings, old collections of coins and medallions, books, jewellery, musical instruments and other goods representing Armenian art and culture. Yerevan is also a beautiful city with nice architecture, parks, restaurants, sidewalk cafés, shopping centers, and other random wonderful things.

If you would like to enjoy Yerevan you need to look at its panorama so you can feel the spirit of the city. There are several old and new pubs and clubs where you can have drink and enjoy some quality time with your favorite music.

If you want something more fancy and are in the mood for jazz you have a lot of such opportunities. You can embark on an evening tour of Yerevan city that includes walking through nice Northern prospect towards the Republic Square, where you can enjoy the Large Dancing Water Fountains. So in Yerevan you can whip up magic and fun as you explore the city from one sight to the next.

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