Where to go in Gyumri?

Saint Sargis Chapel

Saint Sargis Chapel Saint Sargis Chapel is situated in the city of Gyumri, Shirak Marz, Armenia, near the Black Fortress. Constructed in 2008, the chapel was consecrated in 2011. The funds for building this church were generously provided by Artashes Sargsyan. Source: 1

Saint Hakob Mtsbna Church

Saint Hakob Mtsbna Church Saint Hakob Mtsbna Church, constructed in 2002 in the Ani district, is named after the patriarch Saint Hakob Mtsbnets, an esteemed ecclesiastical figure from the 4th century who was recognized as a saint. The construction of the church was led by Mkrtich Lambaryan. Occupying an area of 2.5 hectares, the church […]

Saint Hripsime Chapel

Saint Hripsime Chapel Saint Hripsime, a Catholic chapel in the city of Gyumri, Shirak region of Armenia, in the Austrian quarter.It was built in 1992. The dome of the chapel has a unique architecture that is unique in all of Armenia.The chapel is notable for its sculptures, which depict Our Lady with the Child, three […]

History Museum of Gyumri

History Museum of Gyumri The museum located on the first floor of the Gyumri municipal hall building offers visitors an immersive journey into the history of Kumayr-Alexandrapol-Gyumri. Distinguished from other city museums, it showcases archeological findings that serve as tangible evidence of Gyumri’s rich history spanning thousands of years. The exhibit includes 19th-century fortifications and […]

Mariam and Yeranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters Gallery

Mariam and Yeranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters Gallery The “Mariam and Yeranuhi Aslamazyan Sisters Gallery” stands as one of the unique galleries in the Republic of Armenia, showcasing the complete collection of paintings, graphics, and pottery works by sisters Mariam and Yeranuhi Aslamazyan. Established in 1987, the gallery boasts around 620 original works generously donated by the […]

Hovhannes Shiraz House-Museum

Hovhannes Shiraz House-Museum Hovhannes Shiraz, a renowned Armenian poet born in Gyumri, made his literary debut in 1935 with “Beginning of Autumn.” The distinguished novelist Atrpet bestowed upon the talented poet the literary name “Shiraz,” expressing that “this young man’s poems have the fragrance of fresh and dew-covered roses of Shiraz.” The poet’s house-museum, located […]

Avetik Isahakyan House-Museum

Avetik Isahakyan House-Museum The house-museum of Avetik Isahakyan has been in operation since 1975, situated in the paternal home of the great lyricist, constructed in 1828 by the poet’s grandfather, Nikogayos Isahakyan. On October 29, 1975, marking the 100th anniversary of the Great Master’s birth, the Isahakyan residence was transformed into a memorial museum. However, […]

Mher Mkrtchyan Museum

Mher Mkrtchyan Museum Mher Mkrtchyan, born in 1930 in Leninakan, is celebrated as one of the famous Armenian actors renowned for his roles in both cinema and theater. Many of his films, such as “Tango of Our Childhood,” directed by his brother Albert Mkrtchyan, were shot in Leninakan. The Mher Mkrtchyan Memorial House-Museum stands on […]

“Tars u shitak” Museum

“Tars u shitak” Museum In Gyumri, history is woven into the fabric of numerous apartments, each telling a unique story through items like a 1895 desk, cabinet, chests, beds, and armchairs that even grace the ceilings. Recently, this historical tapestry has found a new home in a museum, but with a twist—it’s presented upside down. […]

Museum of Satire and Humor

Museum of Satire and Humor The witty words of Gyumretians are now immortalized in the signs guiding visitors to the recently inaugurated Museum of Satire and Humor. The brainchild of this creative endeavor is Sargis Azaryan. In a city with a rich comedic history, it’s only fitting that Gyumri, the humor capital, has a dedicated […]