Gyumri Photography Tour

The Sights of the city, Architecture, City Mood
Black Fortress, Vartanants Square, Monuments And Churches

Photographic Locations In Gyumri

It is a journey off the beaten track to the world’s most wonderful places. It is Gyumri. Simply put, you will visit the best photographic locations in existence whilst a top photographer guides you.

Trip Highlights

  • Photography Tour
  • Walking Tour
  • City Tour

Start your journey in Gyumri from Vardanants square. This square is the heart of the city and is named after famous historical figure general and commander-in-chief Vardan Mamikonyan and those who lead the people during Avarayr Battle in the 5th century.
In the center of the square you can find the Memorial devoted to them.
The square is surrounded by Gyumri city Hall, Seven Wounds and Holy Saver’s churches, Cinema, many cafés and restaurants, Gyumri
Make Fotostop

Be sure to visit History Museum of Gyumri is located in the center of the city, inside the city hall building. The collection of the museum archaeological and ethnographic collection includes over 6,000 items. Here you can view old photo equipment and learn about the masters of photography in Gyumri.

1 hour

Seven Wounds and Holy Savers Churches This two churches located the Vardanants square.
Both are built in the mid-19th century and are the symbols of the city. Seven Wounds belongs to the cruciform type of Armenian churches and is built by black tufa. Holy Savers Cathedral the highest in Armenia, is built of black and orange tufa by similarity with the Cathedral of Ani (west Armenia, Turky). During the 1988 earthquake both were badly damaged and you will see the fallen domes of the churches in their yards.

Sev Berd or Black Fortress was built on top of a hill in of 1828–1829. It once protected the Russian Empire from the Ottoman Empire.
The fortress is a 360-degree round structure made of black stone tuff, therefore the name is Black Fortress. Very well preserved. Now old castle has become a place of events. Stands proudly next to the fortress the sculpture of Mother Armenia it has a huge stairway and fountain complex at her feet. In the bottom it continues through the Victory park and alley with large stone boards with the names of all Soviet capitals. A wonderful place to see Gyumri from above ’Catch A Moment and to have good memories.

1.5 hours

Gyumri Central Park is the perfect place to relax and take a stroll, There cafeteria, which is formed in the classical Armenian style .
Walking along the streets, you will pass by numerous old buildings and feel the spirit of 19th century architecture.
Which you can make photo and later remember and share your memories with your friends.


The Trip Cost Includes

  • Take pictures
  • Guide Services
  • In the case of desire, the tour can be organized without a guide

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Food
  • Water


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Gyumri Photography Tour
From $20
/ Person
  • Pure Air
  • Sightseeing
  • Adventure

Trip Facts

  • Gyumri
  • 1500 Meter
  • 1 Day
  • By Foot