Day 8 is dedicated to a full day exploration of the capital of Armenia – Yerevan. We are going to visit main highlights of the city: Republic Square, Mashtots Avenue, Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Yerevan Cascade park, and continue to the Megerian Carpet Factory, where visitors can observe and take part in the traditional Armenian rug waiving process.
After the lunch on spot, we move to Matenadaran, officially – the Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts. Manuscript museum of Matenadaran houses over 20,000 manuscripts and scrolls, and overall more than 500,000 documents. Manuscripts from different historical periods – from antiquity till modern times – cover various subjects, such as religion, theology, history, mathematics, geography, medicine, alchemy, music etc.
Overnight in Yerevan.