Places to visit in Yerevan are numerous and you can know about them very easily by only googling it.
Those who have been to Yerevan have definitely visited the must-see places, like republic square, opera house, cascade, etc.
However, sometimes it much fun to explore those non-traditional peculiar points of interest that only local can know. This might be not an easy but quite desirable thing for a non-local.
We’ve tried to make your job easier and introduce you some Yerevan points of interest which are simply a must to visit but you may not find in your guideline. They are somehow even kept in secret by locals.
So, let’s pass to explore the secret mission together! Find secret places to visit in Yerevan down below!
Places to Visit in Yerevan #1: Tumanyan Park
Tumanyan Park is one of the most beautiful parks in Yerevan. The park is situated along the river Hrazdan’s gorge.
The view from the park is breathtakingly beautiful. The park is one of the favorite places to visit in Yerevan by Armenians. If you’re planning a picnic with family or with friends Tumanyan Park will be a great choice.
Tumanyan Park is situated on Halabyan street in Ajapnyak district between the great Bridge of Hrazdan and Tumo Center for Creative Technologies. So, it’s not very far from the city center.
The green area of the park is rather large. There is also children’s playground there. In other words, if you want to enjoy your time in an open air and admire the wonderful sight of the city, visit Tumanyan Park!
Places to Visit in Yerevan #2: Children’s Railway
The name of this place may make you think a while, whether to include t in your Yerevan points of interest list or not, but be sure it’s worth visiting.
Well, everyone knows about the Children’s railways park as the place of children attractions and entertainment, but hold on, we are about to introduce the other, hidden side of this park.
Walking down on the stair to the railways especially in the evening hours when the railway station is already closed you’ll find a completely new place of admiration for you. Trees, mysterious abandoned wagons, river and calming silence: what else for being relaxed from the city noise and be alone with yourself for a while.
By the way, if you’re fond of walking, you can walk along the river till the Great Bridge of Hrazdan. Your walk will be full of adventures and wonderful sights.
Places to Visit in Yerevan #3: Botanical Garden in Yerevan
Once you visit this amazing garden, you will fall in love with it forever. Botanical garden is the largest park in Yerevan. You’ll get positive vibes and relaxing calmness from this Yerevan point of interest, which is very often not included in typical tourist guidelines.
The freshness of the air and calming silence of Botanical garden of Yerevan are incomparable to any other place. Botanical garden is especially beautiful in Autumn and Spring. Besides enjoying your walks or plan a picnic in an open air, you can also visit the laboratory situated in the garden and see some rare species of plants which are delicately kept there.
Places to Visit in Yerevan #4: Yerevan Lake
This beautiful lake located in Yerevan is actually not a lake but a huge reservoir. The maximum depth of the lake reaches about 60 feet and the surface area 0.65 km2.
Yerevan Lake or as Armenian call it Yerevanyan lake is one of the most favorite place of locals. Very often you can meet swimmers and kayakers there. The lake is best viewed from Isakov Avenue.
Yerevan Lake is also nice place to enjoy the sight of the lake and Mt Ararat. Depending on a sunny weather the lake gets nice bluish color, which makes the sight of Mt Ararat more special.
The most important part is take a picture of yourself with lake on the background. It will be extremely beautiful!
Places to Visit in Yerevan #5: Loft
If you’re bored of traditional cafes and restaurants and want to spend your time in a peculiar way, then you should definitely visit Loft.
Loft is breaking stereotypes with its non-standard rules and creative atmosphere. This café if full of everything! You’re free to watch movies, read books and even play table tennis. The atmosphere is very home like.
Various events are constantly organized in Loft, so very often you can be integrated in them, have fun time and make new friends. There is no service: you have to take your meal from the kitchen or make your coffee. There is no additional payment for food. All you have to pay is the hourly price for being there. Loft is open 24 hours!
Places to Visit in Yerevan #6: 12 Tables – Tea Room and Vintage Store
This might be the coziest café you’ll ever be in Yerevan. Though the café is located at the very heart if the city, sometimes it remains unnoticed by those who don’t know the exact place of the cafe.
The café is located in underground with a little cute jewelry boutique for women. You can also but great handmade stuff from here.
Then you pass the café part, which is also amazing both by its design and choice of teas, coffees and meal. The staff of the cafe is very cute and polite.
The café in its design is very unique and is not like the majority of the cafes in Yerevan. It’s more homelike atmosphere, even the menu is handwritten, which gives the café a special coloring. In other words, you’ll definitely feel comfortable and enjoy your time there.
The café is located on Tumanyan-Spendiaryan Street crossroad. The place definitely must be included to you places to visit in Yerevan.
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Places to Visit in Yerevan #7: Lyon Park
Lyon Park is one of the prettiest parks in Armenia. The park is also known as Tokhmakh park by locals. It is one of the oldest places in Yerevan first mentioned from 8BC.
The park has been fully restored by the Lyon City Council, that’s why this part of the city is more like a European park than an Armenian. That’s why it is called Lyon Park as a symbol of partnership between two cities.
After the remodeling, the place was included to the one of the best Yerevan points of interests. Varavar Lake is situated in this park which makes the place more special. The park is great for especially family visits. Very often you can meet also windsurfers in the lake.
Places to Visit in Yerevan #8: Wine Republic
Are you a lover of wine and still looking for a place to enjoy your favorite wine? Then Wine Republic will be one of you best choices in places to visit in Yerevan.
The variety of wine spices is numerous in this restaurant. Besides huge variety of wines you can also try lot of delicious dishes here. Wine Republic is a perfect place to visit with friend and enjoy your evening with a glass of wine and nice talks.
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