Explore Gyumri

The cathedral of the holy_mother

Gyumri is the second largest city of Armenia. It is known for its rich history, culture and famous humor of its inhabitants (Gyumretsi). In ancient times it was a trade crossroad for many different nations. Gyumri has given birth to famous poets Hovhannes Shiraz, Avetik Isahakyan and the beloved actor Mher “Frunzik” Mkrtchyan. Here are some tips on what to do in Gyumri. You might be interested in seeing the city center before diving deeper into its secrets and mysteries. Vardanants square is the central city square. It is named after Armenian hero Vardan Mamikonyan, historical military leader,…

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