“Kumayri” Historical Reserve
“Kumayri” State Historical-Architectural Reserve-Museum was founded in 1980 and includes The historical core of Gyumri city. Gyumri (in ancient times “Kumayri”, then “Alexandrapol” and “Leninakan” in modern times “Gyumri”) is the second city of Armenia.It is the regional center of Shirak region. It was found out from the archaeological excavations that BC there was a large settlement in the 3rd millennium. In the current area of the city, there are many stone age dwellings and burial grounds, among which the ancient settlement of “Kumayri” deserves special attention.