Overview

Join us to see Yerevan from a different angle. Walk with us around 2.5 hours in the center of the city and you'll find out things that are not written in guide books; over 25 Yerevan points of interest and stories as well as info about Armenia in general, from history to culture, from art to recent events.

We will see the historic center (Armenian, Persian, Imperial Russian and Soviet periods), go to the back allies, see the modern architecture, stop for coffee, discuss about food and drinks. We also touch upon history from ancient Armenian kingdoms, to Soviet times and independence.

The tour ends at the sculpture park and the iconic Cascade stairs, where travelers can stay for to see the sunset over Yerevan or continue to a bar or restaurant.

This activity includes:

Republic Square - 19th century buildings - Parks and markets - St Sargis and St Katoghike Churches - Blue Mosque - Mashtots Ave and Abovyan Street - Opera House - The Cascades - Northern Avenue - Sculpture park - Swan lake

    FREETOUR.com Traveler Reviews

  • “Make it first on your list in Yerevan! ”
      Reviewed on July 24, 2017

    Great tour, fantastic guide! Vako is very knowledgeable, speaks fluent English and has a wonderful aproach to visitors!
    I would go on this tour again!

  • “A MUST for your first day at Yerevan!”
      Reviewed on July 10, 2017

    My friend and I took the tour on the day that we arrived to Armenia - which was super helpful.
    The guide is very well informed and took us to almost all the major sites in Yerevan.
    After the tour he was kind enough to... read more

  • “Guide did not show up”
      Reviewed on June 09, 2017

    We were there at 4, the guide was not.

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Meeting point

Entrance to the museum on Republic Square

On arrival

The museum building houses 2 museums on Republic Square. It's the beige building right in front of the singing fountains, sandwiched between Abovyan and Nalbandyan Streets. We meet by the entrance to the museum. Look for the guy with the beige side bag.

Things to note

By reservation ONLY. We do the tours if we have at least 2 people joining on a certain day. In case the tour is canceled, the traveler will be informed by email.

Travelers are free to ask questions, take pictures, stop for coffee or toilet, leave the tour whenever they want and if they like it, they can leave a tip in the end.