About Yerevan

  • Yerevan is considered one of the safest cities in the world.

  • The city was built so Mount Ararat is visible from almost any point in Yerevan!

  • It is nicknamed "The Pink City" because of the volcanic rock used for building.

  • There are water fountains all over Yerevan with clean, pure, fresh, and FREE water available to anyone! Some say it is the tastiest water on earth.

  • Yerevan is a city that fits any budget - highly quality food and products for very low prices.

About Armenia

  • Hospitality is a huge part of the Armenian culture. Visiting Armenia, you will meet some of the warmest and most welcoming people!

  • Armenia is the world's first Christian country, having adopted Christianity back in 301 AD.

  • Some of the best food can be found in Armenia. Armenians pride themselves on their traditional, ancient cuisine. And the fruits and vegetables found at any market are the most fresh and delicious imaginable!

  • Armenia is home to the longest ropeway in the world. It's 5.8 km (3.6 mi) long, and leads to the famous Tatev Monastery.

About the Theatre

  • The Yerevan Opera and Ballet Theatre first opened its doors in 1933, with Alexander Spendaryan's Almast opera.

  • It was considered one of the most prominent and highest-level theatres in the Soviet Union, and continues to carry classical traditions today.

  • The Armenian National Ballet is one of the only troupes in the world that performs Gayane, a unique ballet with strong Armenian cultural influences.

  • The theatre is located in the heart of Yerevan - it is an important artistic landmark and cultural centre. 

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