Information about Armenia: Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan’s exclave of Nakhchivan to the south. Yerevan is the capital & the largest city with a population of 1,07 million (2020). Read More...

Heritages and Museums

Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life– Officially Dzitoghtsyan House-Museum of Social Life and National Architecture, is a museum in Gyumri, Armenia. It was founded in 1984 in the Dzitoghtsyan family house, dating back to the 19th century. The museum exhibits elements of the daily urban life of Gyumri, as well as the local cultural and architectural characteristics of the city.

Mher Mkrtchyan Museum– The third museum in this area belongs to Mher Mkrtchyan, one of Armenians’ favorite actors. He was born in Leninakan in 1930. He is a widely known Armenian actor who performed both in theatre and in cinema.

The Gallery of Mariam and Eranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters is one of the unique galleries in the Republic of Armenia, where is found the complete collection of the painting, graphic, ceramic works. The gallery has been working since 1987. In the gallery is preserved nearly 620 original works presented by the sisters.

Shiraz House Museum– Hovhannes Shiraz is a Gyumri born outstanding Armenian poet. His first work called “Beginning of Spring” was published in 1935. Novelist Atrpet gave the talented poet the epithet “Shiraz“, because “this youth’s poems have the smell of roses, fresh and covered with dew, like the roses of Shiraz”.

Antique Art Salon is an antique shop and a museum, where more than 50 sciences combine in a beautiful atmosphere where everyone can find something …

Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts– More than 1,700 interesting and recognized works of art adorn the three public exhibition floors of the Vanadzor Museum of Fine Arts.

Lori-Pambak Geological Museum is one of the most important cultural centers of the Republic of Armenia, which represents the rich merits of Armenian culture.

The Aram Khachaturian House-Museum opened in Yerevan, Armenia in 1982 and is devoted to the exhibition of the Armenian composer’s personal artifacts, as well as to the research and study of his creative output.

The History Museum of Armenia is a museum in Armenia with departments of Archaeology, Numismatics, Ethnography, Modern History and Restoration. It has a national collection of 400,000 objects and was founded in 1920.

The Sergei Parajanov Museum is a tribute to Soviet Armenian director and artist Sergei Parajanov and is one of the most popular museums in Yerevan. It represents Parajanov’s diverse artistic and literary heritage.

Erebuni Museum was established in 1968. The opening of the museum was timed to coincide with the 2750th anniversary of Yerevan. The Museum stands at the foot of the Arin Berd hill, on top of which the Urartian Fortress Erebouni has stood since 782 BCE.

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