Yerevan Vacations & Travel Packages!
The capital and the largest city in Armenia, Yerevan is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The city is situated along the Hrazdan River and is the cultural, industrial, and administrative hub of the country. Yerevan boasts an ideal amalgamation of traditions and modern-day lifestyle. In Yerevan, summers are long and hot while the winters are cold, short, and snowy. August is the hottest and January is the coldest month here. With a plethora of tourist attractions, Yerevan makes for a vacation with family, friends and even solo.
Places of Interest in Yerevan
Cafesjian Museum of Art
Officially named as Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Cafesjian Museum of Art is an art museum located in Yerevan. The museum offers a wide array of exhibitions that are derived from the Gerard L. Cafesjian collection of modern art. Other than the exhibition of unique work of contemporary art, Cafesjian Museum of Art also offers a diverse program of films, lectures, concerts, and a number of educational initiatives for adults and kids.
An Urartian fortified city located in Yerevan, Erebuni Fortress was one of the numerous fortresses constructed along the northern Urartian border. The fortress is also known as Arin Berd. Erebuni Fortress was one of the most significant cultural, economic, and political centers of the vast Urartian Kingdom. The name of Yerevan is derived from Erebuni.
A medieval chapel in the Kentron District of Yerevan, Katoghike Church is an excellent place to visit for spiritual tourists and architecture admirers. The historical building of the church was destroyed in an earthquake that came in 1679. The present building is a rebuilt structure.
Located at Victoria Park in Yerevan, Mother Armenia is a female personification of Armenia. This statue symbolizes peace through strength. The location of the statue on a hill overlooking the city makes it appear like a guardian of the Armenian capital. On 9th May every year, swarms of people visit the statue and lay flowers to commemorate the Armenian martyrs of the Second World War.