- Blue Mosque
Direction from City Center to Hotel: North East
Convenience Store: 0.31 MI/ 0.5 KM South West
Outdoor Tennis: 1.86 MI/ 3 KM West
If you don’t have much time to prepare a comprehensive travel plan through Armenia, with a help of hotel staff you can very easily plan a quick escape to Garni ancient temple, which is in 30-minutes driving distance from the hotel. Garni is the only standing Greco-Roman colonnaded building in Armenia and it is a symbol of pre-Christian Armenia.
One of the first things to do is to visit Matenadaran, which is considered to be one of the biggest book museums for ancient manuscripts in the world. There you will find unique ancient Armenian and other nations’ manuscripts and historical documents. In the evening it is pleasant to walk at Cascade, see the open-air sculpture museum, maybe drink coffee or glass of wine at one of many cafes.
Don't Go Home Without
Don’t go home without visiting Vernissage open air market, which is located on the other end of Pavstos Buzand street, where Holiday Inn Express hotel is located. The market mainly features a collection of different types of Armenian traditional artworks. Small carpets, handmade home goods, paintings and handmade jewellery could a very nice souvenir for you and your loved ones.
When planning your trip to Yerevan on summertime, be prepared for very a hot and dry weather. Skin moisturizer or sun protection cream could be necessary. Almost any shop, restaurant or cafe will accept international credit card, but in order to be on a safe side, don’t forget to take local currency cash with you. It is possible to get quite fast 3G internet, by buying affordable local sim-card.