"YEREVAN - The 2800 Year-Old City" Top 5 Page for this destination Yerevan by Narunj
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I have been living in Yerevan since my birth. All my life has passed here. And wherever I go I come back to my lovely birthplace with pleasure, again and again understanding that EAST OR WEST, HOME IS BEST!
The history of Yerevan dates back to the 8th century BC, with the founding of the Urartian fortress of Erebuni in 782 BC.
Currently it's the capital of the Republic of Armenia, a city with more than 1 mln population. It's an open air museum with numerous churches, monuments, buildings and museums.
The Republic Square is the heart of the city where the museum of Armenia history is located.
When in Yerevan, it is a must to visit the Matenadaran, one of the biggest repositories of ancient manuscripts.
I'm not a lover of alcohol drinks, but Armenia's world famous aged cognac/brandy is what I really love. The production... more travel advice
The Erebuni Fortress was founded in 782 B.C. by King Argishti I of the Kingdom of Urartu (9-6 centuries). Erebuni is... more travel advice
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