In each city there should be places where you can leave the city noise and spend some time in peace and quiet. Such places are parks. And the good parks are different in that it is not necessary to go to the countryside to feel in nature.
Yerevan is called a pink city, but in this pink city everywhere there are green islets where one can spend a good time. There are several parks that will take you to a wonderful tranquil atmosphere right in the center of the city.
Park of Lovers
The park is located on the main government avenue where the Presidential Residence and the Parliament House are located. Directly in the park is the entrance to the Marshal Baghramyan metro station. The park is arranged in Japanese style and it is the first and only Japanese park in Yerevan. Many streams, trees, created a great atmosphere for spending time. In a typical day the park has about 400 visitors and the park hosts many different activities.
Victory Park is naturally dedicated to the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The park is located in the Kanaker-Zeytun area on Azatutyun Avenue. In the park there is an exhibition of models of tanks and airplanes that were used during the war. The highlight of the park is that in the park territory there is a large statue of “Mother Armenia” that towers over the city as if protecting Yerevan and the whole of Armenia. The park has many attractions and places to have a cup of coffee or to have a meal. Near the statue there is an observation deck where you can admire Yerevan and Mount Ararat.
The park is located in the Ajapnyak neighborhood next to the Kiev Bridge and the Sports and Concert Complex. It is one of the most visited places in Yerevan. The park has a large and spacious green space for rest, games and picnics. There is a playground for children, basketball and football fields. The park becomes even more interesting because the Tumo Creative Technologies Center is in the neighbourhood. It is a great place for outdoor activities with friends and family.
Theatre Park or English Park
The park is located in the center of Yerevan nearby Republic Square and Yerevan City Hall on the street of Italy. The very first park in Yerevan was built in 1910. Now the park is a quiet place for rest and having a good time with friends. The park has many statues, works of art and a large fountain that on a hot day helps a bit cool down.