Yerevan - capital of Armenia, with the largest population in the country.
Being founded in 782 BC - in the era of Urartu kingdom and is one of ancient cities in the world- Yerevan is 29 years older than Rome. It is a city of contrasts, with interlaced traditional and modern architectural styles, the city is rich with attractions, diverse cultural centers: museums, cinemas, exhibitions and places of recreation. Not without a reason in the recent years "the pink city" has become very attractive for visitors from near and far abroad. It is difficult to find a similar city that has the same number of cultural and historical monuments and attractions.
It's impossible to visit Yerevan and not to see theRepublicSquare, with the colored “singing” and small drinking fountains, multi-step Cascade where all the town is seen as if in the palm, the National Museum of History that was opened in 1921, National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet after A. Spendiarian, built in 1939 and located in front of Swan lake; "Caucasian Captive" tavern and "Erebuni"historical complex. During the tour, excursions with degustation at "Ararat" cognac factory founded in1887 will not leave anyone indifferent.
The visitors will also be surprised by the large number of various restaurants and snack-bars with their varieties: from traditional Armenian to Japanese and Chinese cuisines. There are many antique shops with various unique souvenirs. The most popular among the tourists is Vernissage, where you can buy handmade items made by the local craftsmen or just admire with the local atmoshpere.