It Is A Wonderful World Of Shirak

Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life of Gyumri, Museum of Mher Mkrtchyan in Gyumri.  Mkrtchyan Image Studio, “Little Sweets” first Bakery of French Sweets

Gyumri Museums and Art Galleries

Artists see things that art historians and other art professionals simply won’t see. You get inside the process of art making when you visit galleries with artists. It meditative and fun. Art galleries often restore this great sense of calm and wholeness. Enjoy Armenian culture and explore Armenian History.Gyumri Museums can tell you many interesting things about people and places. Change your perspectives and place yourself in the shoes of the artist.

Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing
  • Culture
  • Good Taste

Museum of National Architecture and Urban Life of Gyumri Armenia founded in 1984 inthe Dzitoghtsyan family house. The famous house of Dzitoghtsyan family was built in 1872 by 4 brothers who migrated from the Western Armenian village of Dzitogh, to the city of Alexandropol. It is built with thefamous red and black tuff stone of Shirak. The museum, exhibits a collection of the Alexandropol social life characteristics, from the 19th century up to the 1920s. It also features the cultural, architectural and religious aspects of the city. Exhibits gives perfect impression of the traditional trade and crafts with artefacts and displays focused on early urban life, including woodworking, embroidery, tinwork, silversmithing are well-presented. Wonderful place with great atmosphere You can enter the house museum without knowing anything about Gyumri and come out with a complete picture of this beautiful city. An hour or so is a sufficient time to visit.

1 hour

You can share the pleasant impressions of the museum in the “Little Sweets” Bakery, enjoying a uniquedesserts.
You can get there in about 10 minutes walking. The road is pleasant. It passes through Gyumri market.
“Little Sweets”- first Bakery of French Sweets.  There are certain things and places in Gyumri that are considered to be /or to be called/ “the first” – the first University, the first Theatre, the first Hairdresser’s…In recent years, one more “first” place has been added to the list- the first Bakery of French Sweets – “Little Sweets”. Here you are sure to come across various innovative subtleties and delicate new solutions to old problems in the field of modern confectionery art – cakes with various decorations, mousse cookies, desserts for buffets, macaroons, illustrated cookies and themed sweet gift boxes.

Here you will not only enjoy delicious desserts, but also buy themed sweet gift boxes for your loved ones.

30-40 minutes is enough.

40 minutes

Walking through the old streets of the city, you will admire the folk architecture of Gyumri. You can visit the Hovhannes Shiraz House-museum in Varpetats Street.

The Hovhannes Shiraz House Museum is located in Varpetats Street, Gyumri, Shirak Province, Armenia. Was founded in 1983 in the Kumayri historic district of Gyumri and opened in 2003. Here are parts of his life, such as the home furnishings, pictures of his mother and shown by him and then also various books he has written. There is a very beautiful garden where you can sit and have a rest.

An hour or so is a sufficient time to visit.

1 hour

The purpose of the museum is to introduce visitors to the life and work of Mher Mkrtchyan. He is Frunzik… one of the most recognized Armenian actor in Armenia and post-Soviet regions. Enormously talented, very cheerful in movies, but yet so sad in real life.

30 minutes
Destination 5 :
Mkrtchyan Image Studio

Mkrtchyan Image Studio, where there are more than 80 Armenian costume dolls, which were created after many researches. They are not modeled and each represents a specific era, province. There are other handicrafts, antiques, objects.
They are happy your visit. You can enjoy a cup of coffee and listen to interesting stories. You can also buy unique souvenirs.
An hour or so is a sufficient time to visit.

1 hour


The Trip Cost Includes

  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Bottle of water
  • First Aid Medical Kit

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • Food
  • Entrance fee
  • Guide

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It Is A Wonderful World Of Shirak
From $30
/ Person
  • Pure Air
  • Sightseeing
  • Adventure

Trip Facts

  • Gyumri
  • 1500 Meter
  • 1 Day
  • By Car

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