DAY 2.Yerevan City Tour.
Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, is a modern, colorful city, situated in the Northeastern part of the Ararat Valley.
Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world. The fortress Erebuni was founded by King Argishty of Urartu in 782 BC. The Urartu Kingdom was a powerful & highly developed civilization. Yerevan skyline with biblical Mount Ararat on the background is very impressive.
Drive through the central streets of Yerevan, Republic Square, Opera House, Cascade Monument and stairs, “Mother Armenia” Monument with a fantastic view of Yerevan, Victory Bridge, Hrazdan Stadium, Sports and Concerts Center, Presidential Palace, National Assembly Building, Academy of Sciences, Tsitsernakaberd-Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.
Visit Matenadaran-Repository of ancient manuscripts. The Matenadaran after St. Mesrop Mashtotz is a scientific research institute of old manuscripts at the Government of the Republic of Armenia. The Matenadaran is the largest center of study and safekeeping of Armenian manuscripts in the world.
Overnight in Yerevan