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Built with three decades before the founding of Rome, this city began to be inhabited since 782 BC, according to archaeological evidence. Invaded in turn by Assyrians, Romans, Turks of Byzantine Empire, Persians, Arabs, Mongols and more recently Russians, the city is trying to develop through cultural institutions increasingly numerous, like the National Art Gallery of Armenia, Military Museum “Mother Armenia” or History Museum of Armenia.
The ticket prices to this destination start from 300 euros and accommodation costs can vary between 30 and 100 euros, according to the standards that you desire.
Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, is marked by grand Soviet-era architecture. The Matenadaran library, housing thousands of ancient Greek and Armenian manuscripts, dominates its main avenue. Republic Square is the city’s core, with musical water fountains and colonnaded government buildings. The 1920s History Museum of Armenia on the square’s eastern side contains archaeological objects like a circa-3500-B.C. leather shoe.
Of the notable landmarks of Yerevan, Erebuni Fortress is considered to be the birthplace of the city, the Katoghike Tsiranavor church is the oldest surviving church of Yerevan and Saint Gregory Cathedral is the largest Armenian cathedral in the world, Tsitsernakaberd is the official memorial to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, and several opera houses, theatres, museums, libraries, and other cultural institutions.
Yerevan Opera Theatre is the main spectacle hall of the Armenian capital, the National Gallery of Armenia is the largest art museum in Armenia and shares a building with the History Museum of Armenia, and the Matenadaran repository contains one of the largest depositories of ancient books and manuscripts in the world.