Excursions in Yerevan

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Best places to visit in Yerevan

Yerevan, the vibrant capital of Armenia, is steeped in culture and history. This ancient city that dates back to the 8th century B.C., is like an open-air museum with a plethora of sights that promise to enchant travelers. Here, amid the unique pink stone architecture and scenic mountain views, one will find an interesting mix of tradition and modernity. To ensure an unforgettable visit to Yerevan, Happytripz offers curated excursions that will guide you to the heart of Armenia's capital. Here are the most captivating places to include in your itinerary.

Republic Square

At the center of the city's life lies the magnificent Republic Square. A quintessential stop for any traveler, the square boasts a beautiful dancing water fountain that lights up at night and harmonizes with classical music or jazz. Framed by the National History Museum and the National Gallery, this square is the epicenter of Armenian culture and architecture.

Cascade Complex

A true testament to Yerevan's love for the arts is the Cascade Complex, a giant stairway that is also a modern art center. As you climb the stairs, enjoy the views of the city and Mount Ararat. Freckled with sculptures and home to Cafesjian Center for the Arts, the complex is more than just a place to watch the sunset, it's where art meets urban spirit.


Historians and bibliophiles will revel in the Matenadaran, a repository of ancient manuscripts. With an impressive collection of artifacts, this institute and museum truly encapsulates the rich literary tradition of Armenia.

Opera Theatre

An architectural marvel and the cultural heartbeat of Yerevan, the Opera Theatre takes visitors on a lyrical journey through its high-quality performances. This beautiful building and the surrounding park are essential for understanding Armenia's classical music traditions.

The Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum

This solemn site is important for grasping Armenia's history. The Armenian Genocide Memorial and Museum lies atop a hill and offers a place for reflection and education on the tragic events of the early 20th century.

Vernissage Market

No visit to Yerevan is complete without a stroll around the Vernissage Market. This open-air market place is perfect for finding local handmade crafts, jewelry, and souvenirs. Each item here tells a story of Armenian artistry.

With Happytripz, you can be sure to have experiences rooted in the local culture, history, and traditions of Yerevan. Our expertise ensures that each excursion is memorable, comfortable, and full of discovery. Join us and uncover the gems of Yerevan, where every corner tells a story, and every vista ignites the imagination.

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Ian Patton

Taking the Yerevan city tour was an absolute delight. The guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and truly passionate about the city's history and culture. What a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the local environment, especially for a first-time visitor!

Remy Dalton

The trip to the Garni temple from Yerevan was breathtaking. The rugged beauty of the landscape coupled with the ancient temple's architecture made for an unforgettable experience. The tour was well-organized, making it an efficient and enjoyable day trip.

Alena Walker

Our excursion to the Armenian Genocide memorial was both poignant and educational. The guide provided us with a deep and respectful insight into this tragic part of Armenia's history. It's a must-visit for anyone wanting to understand the country's past.

Valentino Lam

Exploring the wineries around Yerevan was an absolute treat! The selection of wines was fantastic, and the hospitality at each vineyard was second to none. I highly recommend this tour to any oenophile visiting the city.

Kenji Roberts

I was amazed by the rich history experienced during our tour of Echmiadzin. The ancient churches and spiritual atmosphere are something that I'll carry with me for a long time. The guide was excellent, making ancient history come alive with fascinating stories.

Paisley Walls

Our adventure to Lake Sevan with a travel group provided us an escape into nature's serenity. The azure waters and fresh mountain air were refreshing, and the historical sites around the lake gave us a taste of Armenia's art and architecture.

Melany Hurst

The trip to Khor Virap monastery was an absolute highlight of my time in Yerevan. The view of Mount Ararat is mesmerizing from the monastery, while the guide's storytelling made the history resonate with us in a very special way.

Karina Greer

Walking through the Vernissage flea market on our city tour was a sensory overload in the best way possible! The range of artisanal products and local art was incredible, and the lively atmosphere added to the charm of exploring Yerevan's streets.

Marshall Murillo

Our excursion into the Armenian countryside was a perfect blend of stunning natural scenery and ancient heritage sites. The comfort and organization of the tour allowed us to appreciate the beauty without any stress. It was a day well-spent embracing Armenia's treasures.

Harry Sharp

The night walking tour of Yerevan was magical. The city lights and vibrant street life created a captivating atmosphere. Our guide was excellent in pointing out hidden gems and recounting urban legends, making it a memorable evening exploring the heart of Armenia.