Where to go in Gyumri?

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 on Shahumyan Street, particularly the part known as Varpetats, stands as a tribute to his life and work.

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