Marmashen, City tour in Gyumri | DESTINATION ARMENIA

Overview

Within the framework of the one-day tour, we offer to discover the cultural capital Gyumri, which is the second largest city in Armenia after Yerevan. The first stop will be in Harich village, where we will get acquainted with the history of Harichavank, the jewel of Shirak province. Then we will go to Gyumri, walk through the streets of the colorful capital, visit churches Seven Wounds, St. Nshan, St. Amenaprkich. During the city tour we will also visit the famous Black Fortress, which is part of the military-architectural complex of Alexandrapol Fortress. The buildings of Gyumri’s historical and cultural significance, also known from the films, which are considered the business card of the city, will make our tour even more impressive and full. Free time will be allocated during the tour as well. If you wish, you can also visit museums.

Agenda

Gyumri: Gyumri has a history of centuries. Formerly called Kumayri, it is the second largest city in Armenia. The city has a convenient geographical location due to which the climatic conditions are favorable.

Seven Wounds: There are two domes that collapsed due to the earthquake in the churchyard. The earthquake shocks saved the church from collapsing.

St. Nshan: The structure is mysterious with its interesting story. When the monastery served as an observatory, lightning entered the church from the dome, causing significant damage to the astronomical equipment installed here, because the cross of the dome was tilted due to lightning. Once the observatory is closed, it is not reopened, and the cross is later corrected to its former appearance.

St. Amenaprkich: The basilica-style church is located in the southern part of Vardanants Square. The architect is the famous master Tadevos Antikyan.

What's included?

High quality and comfortable transport
Guide service

Important Information

Participants are advised to wear comfortable shoes so that they are comfortable during the walk.

Meeting Point / Start time

Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory / 09:00
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Cancelation policies

You can cancel your booking 1 Days with a full refund.

Company

One Way Tour

Harichavank and Gyumri City Tour

12 hours
Gyumri
ARM, EN, RU
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