Alternative walking tours of Yerevan architecture, led by architects…
Pushkin / Parpetsi Crossing
Any time you choose
Yerevan, like any other city in the world, has its “exposed” and “hidden” faces. It is a layered collage of various architectural styles and time periods, shaped by its inhabitants and their lifestyles.The tour will show you the behind-the-scenes and behind-the-facades, the metamorphosis of the city’s architecture and urban history, the ghosts of buildings past, present and future.
From XVI-XIX cc., while under Persian rule, Yerevan was called Erivan, the Farsi pronunciation. South of present day Republic Square, was located the main marketplace, that is why the district surrounding it was called Ghantar (a unit of weight in Farsi).