Things To See In Yerevan | Where to stay in Yerevan?
Yerevan is a fantastic city full of attractions, so it is rather difficult to choose the must-visit places. Here are some of the sightseeing situated in the centre of Yerevan!
Yerevan’s Flea Market is probably one of the best open-air markets in the world. It is called Vernissage (varnishing, from French) — a term used for a preview of an art exhibition.
A visit to the market could be a full day excursion on a beautiful weekend day where you will find everything from traditional Armenian jewellery, souvenirs, handicrafts to many other items for sale.
The Vernissage is the right place to get little taste of Armenia and a special spot to witness the fusion between national traditions and modern taste.
Vernissage is held behind Republic Square metro on Nalbandyan street, selling everything under the sun.
The Republic Square of Yerevan
If you are going to visit Armenia and its ancient capital Yerevan, then you should definitely visit the Republic Square, which is located in the centre of Yerevan and is considered one of the most amazing and famous places of the capital. Also called “the heart of Yerevan,” it is a favourite destination for tourists.
The construction of the square was performed by the main Armenian architect Alexander Tamanyan in 1924 and developed until 1958.
The Republic Square is situated in the centre of the city, near Abovyan, Amiryan, Nalbandyan, Tigran Mets, Vazgen Sargsyan streets. You can get there by bus, by a minibus or you can use an underground and get off at the station “The Republic Square”.
Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral
The St Gregory Armenian Church, also known as Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral is located in the centre of Yerevan. It is the largest Armenian apostolic church not only in Armenia but also in the world. Except for being magnificent and fascinating it also has a very interesting history.
The Cathedral, The St Gregory Armenian Church, or Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral, is named in the honour of St Gregory the Illuminator, who helped the Armenian nation to convert Christianity and became the first Catholicos of Armenia.
Where to stay in Yerevan?
While planning to stay in Yerevan you should consider some factors such as the sightseeing near it. So if you want to be near above-mentioned sights of attraction, then welcome to Messier53 hotel, which is situated right in the heart of Yerevan – in front of Vernissage open-air market.