Explore Yerevan ∙ traveler guide

Yerevan city center, North AvenueYerevan city center, North Avenue. Photo by desuden.com

Let’s explore Yerevan, the capital and ancient city of Armenia!

Bucket list for Yerevan travel guide

Being a comfortable and modern European city, Yerevan still keeps its incompatible vibe. The rhythm never slows down here. The streets are equally crowded during the day and late at night. Here you will have all the vacation colors, from a slow pace to modern active beats. 

Things not to miss in Yerevan

  • Dance with the Singing fountains on Republic square and admire the show.
  • Walk up the 572 stairs of the huge Cascade monument to enjoy the best view of the Theater of Opera and Ballet. 
  • Discover valuable exhibits of Cafesjian Center for the Arts and rare pieces located throughout the Cascade. 
  • Stroll about the Erebuni Fortress, the ruins of an ancient city built in 782 BC, and visit the Erebuni Museum to find the traces of Urartian civilization.
  • Bargain in Vernissage, open-air flea market to purchase unique silver jewelry pieces, Armenian handmade carpets, wood souvenirs, and more.
  • Explore Yerevan Noy Wine Brandy and Vodka Factory cells, and don’t miss out on the degustation hall to taste Ararat cognac.

Eat like a local in Yerevan

  • Find a hidden cozy garden behind a souvenir store Dalan to have a morning coffee.
  • Taste the best craft beers in Dargett, Dor, Beer Academy breweries with the finest cuisine.
  • Take a wine tasting in Saryan Street, visiting all the famous wineries in Yerevan.
  • Enjoy traditional Armenian cuisine in Lavash restaurant serving national dishes with a modern twist. 
  • Let the day turn into a long night in one of the atmospheric cocktail bars of Yerevan – Kong, Minas Cocktail Room, Mamba, Simona, and others.

Where to stay in Yerevan

  • From multiple 5-start hotels, make sure to choose the best Alexander Luxury Collection Hotel for your vacation.
  • No less comfortable and sophisticated will be your hotel room in a 4-star Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Yerevan.
  • Less expensive Yerevan accommodation is Ibis Yerevan Center in the heart of the capital.
  • Go for Friendship Hostel & Tours if you are on a tight budget.
  • Take a day tour to historic Garni Temple and stay in Harmonia Garden Garni guest house. 

Suggested hotel in Yerevan: Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Yerevan

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