Gyumri, Urban Life (Dzitoghtsyan) Museum
This private tour is dedicated to the visit of Gyumri – the second largest city in Armenia and one of the main cultural centers of the Republic. Recently the only Catholic church in Armenia has been built here. By visiting the Museum of Urban Life, you will get acquainted with the daily life, culture and history of Gyumri. There will be a stop near the Black fortress, one of the most famous monume...
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- It is possible with children (0 - 12 years)
- 7 hours 30 minutes
What to expect
Place: Armenia, Shirak region, Gyumri
Description: Gyumri is located in the north-western part of Armenia, in the middle of Shirak valley, 126 km far from Yerevan. From the ethnical point of view, it is the most colorful city in Armenia. The local traditions are deeply rooted here, national spirit is reflected in everything. Walking along the streets of old Gyumri one still seems to hear the voice of the smiths' hammers, it seems that a cart will appear from the street corner and the carter will call to show around the city. The old houses, a part of which, fortunately, resisted the devastating earthquake in 1988, speak of the high architectural achievements of the city. These buildings are notable with their architectural solutions, combination of colorful stone and masterfully elaborated bas-reliefs. Gyumri has always been in the center of cultural events.
Place: Black fortress, Armenia, Shirak region, Gyumri, Karsi highway, 2/2
Description: Built in 1834, the Black Fortress is one of the famous monuments of Gyumri. The fortress is a complex of military and architectural buildings. In the central part there stands the Alexandropol Fortress with 3 gates, in the center – the layout of St. Alexandra church together with the southern and northern fortresses, serving as the General Protection Complex of Alexandropol. Underground roads were built for the Black Fortress and there were roads leading from the fortress to the present Mother Armenia Monument and the Red Fortress. Black Fortress is included in the list of intangible monuments of history and culture of Gyumri.
Admission is free
Place: Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, Armenia, Shirak region, Gyumri, Victory Avenue, 47
Description: It is the museum of urban life and national culture of Gyumri, where the everyday life, culture and history of Gyumri are presented. This remarkable mansion was built by wealthy merchant Petros Dzitoghtsyan in 1872 from the famous red tuff of Shirak. The museum was founded in 1984 in this very building. It is included in the list of intangible monuments of history and culture of Gyumri.
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Description: If desired, it is possible to arrange a meal at a local restaurant. *Alcoholic drinks are not included in the meal price. **Please notify in advance to reserve seats. ****Take with you cash Drams: it is not always possible to pay for lunch in the restaurant by Credit Card
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The price includes
- Bottled water
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Comfortable transport
- Professional guide (for the guided tour option)
What to take with you
- Warm clothes
- Comfortable shoes
- Sun hat