Railway Station Area
This is the starting area of Gyumri Walking Tour. Gorki Street starts right from the Railway Station square where you just get off the Yerevan-Gyumri train. The street is named after Maxim Gorki, renowned Russian and Soviet writer. You will find many other streets in Gyumri honoring Soviet figures that are preserved from Leninakan period. The city was known as one of biggest industrial centers in Soviet Union, with over 15 factories specialized in food and textile industry.
Gorki street is one of the longest streets in Gyumri, connecting the Reilway station to the downtown. Walk down the street by not missing out the soviet period architectural heritage, the French school, jewelry and antique shops, typical neighborhoods, modern houses, the statue of Ashot the Third, the Bagratunyats partk, etc.