Place Yerevan

Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Alexander Spendiaryan in Yerevan was officially opened on 20 January 1933, with Alexander Spendiaryan’s Almast opera performance. The opera building was designed by the Armenian architect Alexander Tamanian. It consists of two concert halls: the Aram Khatchaturian concert hall with 1,400 seats and the Alexander Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet National Theatre with 1,200 seats.

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Tour in Yerevan museums
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Atlas Obscura 2019
Katoghike Church

Discover Katoghike Church in Yerevan, Armenia: This little medieval church hidden in the center of Yerevan was lost and rediscovered—twice.

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A Transformative Art Festival Is Mounted Again in the Breakaway Republic of Karabakh
Atlas Obscura 2019
Mirzoyan Library

Discover Mirzoyan Library in Yerevan, Armenia: One man’s collection of photography books has transformed into a charming exhibition space.

Atlas Obscura 2020
Spider Statue

Discover Spider Statue in Yerevan, Armenia: Destruction from Armenia's 1988 earthquake inspired an artist's sculptures of scrap metal.

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“Armenia the land of living stones”
Atlas Obscura 2019
William Saroyan’s Grave

Discover William Saroyan's Grave in Yerevan, Armenia: Half of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's ashes were buried in Armenia.

Atlas Obscura 2019
Lusik Aguletsi House-Museum

Discover Lusik Aguletsi House-Museum in Yerevan, Armenia: A museum dedicated to traditional Armenian clothing and their designer.

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Geological Monuments of Armenia
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Yerevan Kaleidoscope
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Brutalism 1968
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The Matenadaran

Discover The Matenadaran in Yerevan, Armenia: This medieval manuscript collection has some of the most obscure and ancient texts in the world.