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FIRST IMPRESSION: Guaranteed Walking City Tour in Yerevan with degustation of 3 types of Armenian Brandy, 5 types of Armenian Wine and Gata

Abovyan 2

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Duration

3 Hours

Tour Type

Group tours

Group Size

15 people

Location

Yerevan, RA

Overview

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Have you ever been to Yerevan? Yerevan is the capital and the biggest city of the Republic of Armenia. Yerevan is a pink city with adorable evening views and majestic lights. Yerevan is worth seeing both during the daytime and in the evening. During the daytime, it is impressive with its gentle flesh-colored shades. Yerevan is called a pink city because most of the buildings are made of pink tuff, which makes the vibes and the atmosphere of the city more magnetic. 

Welcome to our city of sun! The largest and capital city of the Republic of Armenia is Yerevan - the city older than Rome.

This tour program will give you the opportunity not only to admire the views, but also to get to know the culture of our city better, as besides walking through the beautiful streets of the city, you will also have several stops in local shops, studios, and bakeries. 

We collect for you the best of Yerevan and ready to welcome you here. Let's walk in Yerevan like locals.
During walking tour you will:

  • Explore the Urban Lifestyle of one of the oldest cities in the world
  • Taste Armenian Brandy (3 types / 5-30 years old)
  • Taste Armenian wine (5 types)
  • Discover the taste of Armenian sweet pastry Gata
  • Discover the Aram Khachaturyan concert hall's hidden beauty & admire the panoramic view from the top

Tour program:

START POINT: Start from the “Key” statue of Northern Avenue, meeting the participants, basic information about Armenia and Yerevan, stages of development of Yerevan

STOP 1: Armenian Carpet shop
Excursion in Carpet shop on Abovyan Street, the history of Armenian carpet making, the characteristics of Armenian rugs.

STOP 2: "Dalan" souvenir shop
Excursion in “Dalan” souvenir shop, visit to an old-styled cafe which used to be a house of a rich man, after which the building became a cafe, where the participants can have great photos

STOP 3: Moscow Cinema
On December 12,1936 the opening of "Moscow" cinema with the screening of ''Pepo'' the first Armenian sound movie took place. Instead of the building of the cinema there once used to be St. Paul and Peter Church. Near the building of Moscow cinema is the building of the Union of Artists.

STOP 4: Gata Tavern visit - duration is 20 min
On Tumanyan Street, one can see a very unique bakery with very tasty local sweet bread Gata. The guide will treat you with the most delicious and most famous Armenian Gata. Here you can also see the stove, where the Gata are made. You will take part in a masterclass and degustation of Armenian sweet bread Gata making.

STOP 5: Aram Khachatryan concert hall visit (Armenian National Opera and Ballet Theatre building) - duration is 30 min
The participants of the city tour will see it both inside and out and will go back through the history of the building.This part of the tour starts near the statue of Aram Khachatryan, then the guests enter through the service entrance and get to know history through the photography gallery. After that the guests visit the main hall, see the concert preparation/backstage, amphitheater, platform and finally roof from where a magnificent view of the Cascade Complex and Victory Park opens. And at the end, you will approach the famous "Singing Bench" and enjoy the wonderful music of Khachaturian .

STOP 6:  Cascade Complex
Cascade is one of the favorite places to visit by tourists. Especially during evening time one can admire the beautiful city lights of Yerevan from Cascade. 

STOP 7: Cafesjian Center of Arts 
Here the participants will get to the Cafesjian Center of Arts. The main focus of the museum is the presentation of world fine art in Armenia. The number of annual visitors to Cafesjian Art Center exceeds 1,000,000.

STOP 8: Saryan's Park - this stop can be added or removed depending on the seasons of year
Saryan's Park in Yerevan is the place where you can sit and enjoy the pieces of art, and if you liked one of them, you can buy it. At the heart of this park stands a remarkable marble statue of Martiros Saryan, crafted by sculptor Levon Tokmajyan and architect Artur Tarkhanyan in 1986.

STOP 9: Tashir Street Shopping Gallery - duration 10 min
Here are about 70 stores offer various clothing, footwear, interior decorations and furniture, children’s products, accessories, and more. The shopping center has become a center of attraction both for city residents and tourists. It has a special atmosphere resonating with the architecture of Northern Avenue itself—classical yet democratic.

STOP 10: Northern Avenue, Vedi Alco wine shop - duration 30 min
Five types of Armenian wine degustation in the well-known Vedi Alco wine factory shop. Vedi Alco company has been continuing centuries-old experiences and traditions of Armenian winemaking since 1938. And here in the heart of Yerevan you have a chance to visit the shop and have a finest wine tasting. Wine types are: Areni dry wine, Vernashen semi-sweet wine, Pomegranate wine, Old Yerevan white wine and Rose Bolgrad.

STOP 11: Proshyan Brandy factory shop - duration 20 min
Three types of Armenian Brandy degustation  - 5, 10 and 30 (with chocolate flavor) aged brandy in the famous Proshyan factory shop in the city center. Also for those who wish to taste Armenian vodka there is an additional tasting for vodka shot. Armenian brandy is famous all over the world and is one of the favorites of brandy connoisseurs. Here the participants will also get to know the history of Armenian Cognac. 

STOP 12: Singing fountains of Republic Square 
Republic Square is the heart of Yerevan. In summer and spring, people gather here together to listen to the singing fountains and see their “dance”. In winter time Republic Square is decorated with Christmas decorations and looks like in a fairy tale. Republic Square is the finishing point of the city tour, which will help you to get to know the pink city Yerevan a little better.

END OF THE TOUR: 2 Abovyan Str., Arno Babajanyan concert hall
The last stop will be at State Philharmonia of Armenia, which has been running since 1930. Here you will find unique architecture inside the building and famous Armenian painter Saryan's pаintings on the windows in the form of colorfull stained glass.

 


FREE CANCELLATION
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

GUARANTEED DEPARTURE
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AVAILABILITY
This tour is valid every day-16:00

GUIDE SERVICE
Russian, English

START POINT
"The Key" statue of Northern Avenue

BENEFITS
50% discounts for children


Included/Excluded

Russian/English speaking guide service

Gata tasting from a local bakery

Three types of Armenian brandy tasting - 5, 10 and 30 (with chocolate flavor) aged brandy

Five types of Armenian wine tasting: Areni dry wine, Vernashen semi-sweet wine, Pomegranate wine, Old yeren white wine and Rose Bolgrad

Bottled water

Transfer to/from the starting point

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Useful information

Please note
  1. For security reasons, the trip might be modified or canceled in case of bad weather conditions.
  2. For joining the tour, the partcipants need to book in advance.
  3. The duration of the tour may vary depending on weather conditions or other unforeseen situations.
Purchase, Changing & Cancellation policy

You can buy this service in full or book it by paying 30% of the total amount. In case of booking, you will pay the rest of the cost of your service online before providing the service (www.janarmenia.com) or in cash / non-cash at the organization's office.

In case of changing the date of service, no fee will be charged if you inform the organization at least 24 hours before the service is provided, and in case of later notification on change - 10% of the total cost will be charged. It is possible to change the direction or type of service only at least 24 hours before the service is to be provided. In this case, the final calculation is made, the corresponding changes are made, if possible.

In the case of extreme weather conditions or force majeure, the entity has the right to change, reduce or cancel the approved purchase. In case of cancellation by the organization, you are offered another equivalent service.

Without any penalty purchase cancellation is available at least 24 hours in advance. After that, the whole value of the service is non-refundable in case of purchase, cancellation, as well as without the consent of the service provider. For full information on money refund and other costs related to that can be found in the Public Contract.

Pricing policy for children

Infant aged 0-2 can participate in this excursion free of charge. 
Children / kids aged 3-10 can participate in this excursion with 50% dicount. 

Tour Location

Abovyan 2

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Angel Elsher

Angel Elsher

30/11/2023 12:54

It was wonderful City tour I have ever had

Our experience with Jan Armenia on the Yerevan City Evening Walking Tour was nothing short of fantastic! From start to finish, every moment was filled with wonder and discovery.
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