Why You Should Visit Yerevan
Yerevan is an exciting city offering many beautiful examples of architecture such as the Opera House, various important historical sites and much more for modern travelers. Many of the city’s finest sites are located around the city center where you can immerse yourself in the local architecture and find many thriving cafés and restaurants, while there are also plenty of festivals and cultural events over the course of the year such as the Yerevan Birthday celebrations each October. Yerevan is known for its many beautiful parks and green spaces such as the Lovers’ Park where you can escape from the hustle and bustle of the city atmosphere. Yerevan’s museums are also an excellent way to understand the history of the city, or you may peruse some of the local art at the National Art Gallery.
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Arriving In Yerevan
Zvartnots International Airport is the main airport serving the city and also the busiest in Armenia. The airport opened up a brand-new international terminal in 2007 and offers plenty of facilities and services to keep travelers happy. Although taxis are easily found just outside the terminal building and can get you to your destination directly, there are public buses available that can take you into the center of the city. Renting a car in Yerevan is also an option. During your time at the airport you can find a few different places to eat and drink, and there are also a couple of shops to pick up any essentials you need.
If you’re looking to book flights from the UAE to Yerevan you can fly from both Dubai and Sharjah. If you are looking to travel from Dubai you can catch flights with flydubai from Dubai International Airport, while those departing from Sharjah International Airport can fly with Air Arabia.
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Yerevan Travel Information
Many nationals including UAE and EU citizens are able to travel to Armenia without needing a visa for a period of up to 180 days. The weather in Yerevan changes drastically depending on the time of year with hot summers with average highs of around 33 degrees, while over the winter temperatures regularly drop below freezing and snowfall is common. Once you are in the city you can make your way around on the extensive public transport network which includes a metro system, buses and trolleybuses.
* This information is correct as of September 2017
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