Group Tour: Gyumri (Urban Life museum, Black fortress, old town), Harichavank

Group Tour: Gyumri (Urban Life museum, Black fortress, old town), Harichavank

On this 10-11-hour tour you will visit Gyumri, the second largest city in Armenia. It is one of the main cultural centers of the republic, you will see the museum of urban life and national culture of Gyumri. Besides, there will be a chance to walk through the old streets of the town, visit black fortress and enjoy lunch in national restaurant (own expense). Finally visit 7th century Monastery Harichavank situated on the western slope of Mount Aragats, on a roky cape.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hyur Service, Yerevan Armenia

starting and returning point

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life, Haghtanaki Ave., 47, Gyumri Armenia

Everyday life, culture and history of Gyumri are presented in the museum. This remarkable mansion was built by wealthy merchant Petros Dzitoghtsyan in 1872 from the famous red tuff of Shirak. The museum was founded in 1984 in this very building. It is included in the list of intangible monuments of history and culture of Gyumri.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Black Fortress, Gyumri Armenia

short visit of the fortress, mainly from outside

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Gyumri Main Square, Gyumri Armenia

walking tour through the old streets of Gyumri

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Harichavank Monastery, Harich Village Armenia

7th century monastery complex of Harichavank is situated on the western slope of Mount Aragats, on a roky cape. Not far from the main buildings there is a small chapel which is of great interest. The chapel is built on a piece of rock, which as a result of an earthquake split from the cape and the chapel is now towering over the canyon.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"The duration is approximate"
"Seats will not be known in advance"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers"

Start Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 10 To 11 Hours
Start location: Hyur Service (Head Office), 96 Nalbandyan poxoc, Yerevan 0010, Armenia

Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Professional guide: Russian group or English group + sometimes Armenian
  • Air-conditioned Transport
  • Light refreshments (water and sweets)
  • Hotel pickup (centrally located hotels only)
  • Free WiFi
  • Admissions
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life

Not Included

  • Lunch price (3500 - 4500AMD = 7-10 USD)
  • Hotel drop-off


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