Armenian Genocide Museum, Yerevan

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Constructed into the side of a hill overlooking Mount Ararat, Armenian Genocide Museum commemorates the victims who have fallen during the Ottoman extermination of the Armenian people in 1915. First opened in 1995, the museum annually receives scores of visitors, both foreign and local, providing insight on the nation's dark history and with an aim to prevent similar tragedies. Visit the indoor exhibition hall covering 1,000 sq m (10,763 sq ft), and the outdoor gallery. You can plan Yerevan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Admission is free. Guide - 1000 rubles. The tour starts at a certain time, you can make an appointment by phone. 1000 rubles is one ticket. If you come together, it's still one ticket)) On the time of the tour an hour. But if you did not have time, a lot of information on the walls, a lot of photos. You can read it yourself.
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  • The peace that you breathe in the beautiful garden of memory, with the trees planted by famous people who visited it, becomes emotional in the visit to the museum. A people persecuted for a long time, the atrocious testimonies, the photographs of the time, are a slap to the sleeping consciences. Absolutely to visit if you go to Yerevan, just to understand how this people rose to life.
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  • Probably the best museum I've ever been to. The exhibition is really moving. If you are in Yerevan, you can't leave without visiting this place. Some people recommend the guided visit, but I prefer to do it by yourself. The guide goes too fast and you can't read and see all the info or pictures. Give yourself some time just standing next to the flame and thinking about what we are doing with the world.
  • Well maintained site. Historical. Memorial to the sufferings of Armenians. Cathartic. The museum is well arranged. Civic amenities are available. You better have your own transport for returning. Otherwise too a short downhill walk will bring you to the main road, where one can flag down a taxi. Photography is allowed inside the museum.
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