If you are already in Yerevan or just plan to visit Yerevan, we highly recommend you read this useful information about Yerevan.
Yerevan is the largest city in Armenia, having population of more than one million. It is the 13th capital of Armenia, located on the banks of the Hrazdan river.
There is a legend connected with the name of Yerevan, according to which, when Noah's Ark stopped at the top of Mount Ararat, Noah saw the earth and exclaimed the word "Yerevats" (which means "seen"). The name has changed with the time and became Yerevan.
In this sunny city you will find archaeological monuments, museums, art galleries and libraries, as well as numerous cultural centers. It should be noted that in 2012, Yerevan was recognized by UNESCO as the world's book capital.
Zvartnots International Airport
The international airport of Armenia Zvartnots is the main air gate of the country. It is located at the distance of 12 km from the center of Yerevan. The most efficient way to get from the airport to Yerevan is the "Airport" taxi service which is officially provided by Zvartnots airport. With the services of the Airport taxi, you can get to Yerevan convenient and safe.
Yerevan City Transport
The most efficient type of transportation in Yerevan is the metro (subway). The metro connects different parts of the city. It has 10 stations. Metro is the best way to avoid traffic jams in Yerevan. As well as, you can use minibuses, buses, trolleybuses and city taxis.
Hotels and apartments in Yerevan
Tourists visiting Yerevan can be quiet for overnight, as there are lot of hotels, hostels in Yerevan, as well as rented apartments suitable for anyone. Here you can find both luxurious hotel rooms, and modest, but comfortable accommodations for a full rest. You can easily choose a hotel near your favorite part of the city and do not worry about the distance.
Internet coverage in Yerevan
The Internet, which is especially popular and so important now for the tourists, is available in Yerevan. Free Wi-Fi internet is existing at all Yerevan metro stations. In the city parks, restaurants and cafes, in the Republic Square also has free Wi-Fi. It’s easy to keep in touch in Yerevan!
Entertainment in Yerevan
Yerevan can be called an entertaining city, as here you will find all the necessary entertainment places, both for adults and for children. There are many beautiful parks in Yerevan where you can take a walk and relax. Everywhere you can find cafes and restaurants, where you can taste tasty dishes of Armenian cuisine, as well as enjoy high-quality live music. Jazz and karaoke clubs, discotheques and game centers offer interesting entertainments. For the lovers of shopping there are many malls, shopping centers and souvenir shops. The Vernissage will be especially interesting for tourists visiting Yerevan for the first time, where works of modern Armenian artists, silversmiths and painters are demonstrated.
Weather in Yerevan
The best time to visit Yerevan is summer. It’s the time when you can enjoy to the fullest every single thing. Yerevan has to offer from shopping to sightseeing. If you would like to visit Yerevan in spring, but you hate rainy weather then skip early spring. You should concentrate on late spring when everything in the city is in bloom.
Visiting Yerevan in fall would be a great option for people who love the mild weather when there is a little sun, but the weather is not cold. Yerevan falls are charming with trees dressed in yellow and red leaves. Fall is especially beautiful in October-November period when the leaves start falling off the trees.
To visit Yerevan in winter should be considered by all those people who like the cold weather, who are in love with the snow, who enjoy skating and simply who would love to spend a great time in a new and peaceful environment. One of the best places for skating is Swan Lake in the winter time in Yerevan.
Overall, Yerevan is a city, which you can visit in all seasons.