Gyumri is Armenia’s second biggest city and is located on the northwestern part in the Shirak Province. Gyumri is different from any other city you have visited before. This is a place where the traditions, legends, tales and simple human stories come together. This is one of the few places in Armenia where you can see architecture from different periods of times. This is the city of culture and the future technological hub of Armenia.
This is an amazing opportunity to discover the 18th-19th century unique and indigenous architecture, cuisine and the most hospitable people. This walking tour will help to discover more of the historic flavor of the city and the lifestyle of Gyumri people. Do not to miss the first ever Opera House in Armenia, and the best ever technology center in the region as a prominent fact of how Gyumri is matching old and new, historical and modern to revive.
Gorki street is one of the longest streets in Gyumri, connecting the Railway station to the downtown. In this area you can find out the soviet period architectural heritage, the French school, jewelry and antique shops, typical neighborhoods, modern houses, the Bagratunyats partk, etc.
In Alexandrapol area you will get acquainted with the historic Alexandrapol and its unique and indigenous architecture. Here you can walk down by Teryan, Hanesoghlyan, Jivani and Achemyan streets, visit Russian Church, the regional library and hundreds of historical buildings.