Yerevan is the biggest city as well as the capital metropolitan of Armenia. It is nestled across the Hrazdan River and is the imperative industrial, edifying and methodical hub of the Caucasus area. It is also the chief business place for transporting the farming items. It was surmounted by the Russians in 1827 and was officially surrendered in 1828 by the Persians.
Yerevan History Museum
History Museum is a nice place to embark on your journey to this magnificent city. The capital city of Armenia has a very rich history and therefore, the visitors fancy thousands of years back after having a glimpse of the fascinating artifacts placed inside the museum. It features ancient denominations that date back to 2,000 years old along with a replica of an archaic Ani, which was the capital city of Armenia starting from 961 to 1,045 and aging over 1,000 years. This ancient capital was known as ‘the city of one thousand and one cathedrals’. Thus, the museum nestled at the middle of the capital encompasses a comprehensive history of the country.
National Art Gallery
The National Art Gallery is an enthralling gallery erected in the year 1921 and features more than 25,000 canvases, reflecting Armenian, European as well as Russian cultures. There is a vast variety of magnificent displays being put on show in 6 stories. These exhibits are the fantastic artistic works of artists namely Kojoyan, Saryan, Carzou, Zorian, Ayvazovski and a lot more eminent names.
Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial
The Ottoman Empire executed one of the heinous crimes in the history of mankind by exterminating more than 1.5 million residents of Armenia. On April 24, 1915, the immature Turk monarchs, pioneered by Enver, Talaat and Jemal Pashas, illicitly took into custody the Armenian cream including spiritual and rational thinkers in Istanbol and hanged them. This day is commemorated by Armenians in honor of those innocuous lives lost. Nestled at the hilly area of Yerevan is the memorial for dedicating to those who lost their precious lives and those who lost their beloved ones. This monument was erected in 1965 at the 50th anniversary of the pervasive carnage of Armenians. It features 3 chief constructions namely, a hundred meter large wall with names of township and parish engraved on them, a forty-five meter in height sandstone and the Memorial Sanctuary.
Children Art Gallery
It is the perfect place to delve into the original characters of the kids representing throughout the world. This exclusive museum was erected in the year 1970 and features some of the finest collections amounting to more than 100,000 artistic displays representing 130 countries. This gigantic anthology encompasses statues, canvases, needlework, collages, timber figurine, pottery and many more designed by the most talented children aging between three to sixteen years of age throughout the world.
This is the historic square that has managed to garner millions of indigenous dwellers for their autonomy. A large number of Armenians gathered here and took pledged and left to the Armenian army to safeguard them and their country in the struggle of Artsakh in 1988. Therefore, it is a consecrated place for the locals since it has been a chief hub for the worshippers. Today, after having passed more than 80 years, since the cathedral was swapped by the Opera House architecture, and also after passing 15 years from the Armenian sovereignty, the dwellers uphold their profound affection as well as have a high regard for the Freedom Square. In recent times, this memorable square is home to important sculptures of Hovhannes Tumanian, a highly-esteemed versifier along with the most popular musician of Armenia, named as the Alexander Spendiaryan. The square is encompassed by some fascinating snack bars as well.
Yerevan is the splendid capital city full of archaic museums, galleries displaying spectacular exhibits along with the famous and most visited square. Thus, it is home to some of the fantastic tourists’ sites attracting millions of visitors worldwide.