HAY-HAY Yerevan Guide

Yerevan Guide Through History, Art, and Coffee

Dedicated to pushing the boundaries of fashion, design, and art, here at HAY-HAY, we're passionate about igniting discovery, which extends far beyond our concept store.

Yerevan, Armenia's vibrant capital, is a city steeped in history and brimming with creative energy. A city that lingers in your memory long after you leave. It's a place where history and art intertwine, vintage treasures await discovery, and a steaming cup of coffee fuels your exploration. With HAY-HAY as your guide, we'll help you craft the perfect Yerevan tour, ensuring you experience the very best this captivating city has to offer.

Whether you're a history buff, an art enthusiast, or simply a curious traveler seeking a unique experience, Yerevan has something to offer everyone. 

So, pack your bags, embrace the spirit of adventure, and get ready to fall in love with Yerevan!

A Touch of Yerevan's Past

Sirelis Restaurant: Step back in time at Sirelis, a haven for vintage lovers. This restaurant transports you to Yerevan's golden era, offering authentic Armenian cuisine and an atmosphere rich in cultural heritage and nostalgic charm.

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Studio Antiquus: Continue your vintage adventure at Studio Antiquus, Yerevan's first vintage store. Here, you'll discover a treasure trove of rare clothing, accessories, and more, each piece whispering stories. Find all the details about Studio Antiquus and more vintage spots below in our vlog.

Art and Culture on a Grand Scale

Cascade and The Cafesjian Center for the Arts: Ascend the majestic Cascade, a monumental staircase adorned with cascading fountains. The Cafesjian Center for the Arts awaits at the summit, offering a world-class collection of contemporary art. Explore works by renowned artists like Fernando Botero and Arshile Gorky, all showcased against the breathtaking backdrop of Yerevan.

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Beyond the Tourist Trail

Sergei Parajanov Museum: Delve deeper into Armenian creativity at the Sergei Parajanov Museum. Housed in a traditional Caucasian building, the museum boasts an eclectic collection of installations, collages, and personal effects, offering a glimpse into the mind of this visionary filmmaker.

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Lumen Coffee 1936: After a stimulating exploration of the Cascade, unwind at Lumen Coffee. This charming cafe, housed in a historic building with stunning original décor, offers a perfect spot to savor a cup of Armenian coffee and soak in the local atmosphere.

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A City That Refreshes

Pulpulak: Scattered throughout Yerevan are unique fountains called "pulpulaks," offering locals and visitors a refreshing drink of free, delicious water. Keep an eye out for these hidden gems as you explore the city!

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Instagram-Worthy Carpets: A Feast for the Eyes

Speaking of carpets, the Vernissage, the main fleah market, is a haven for carpet lovers. Rows upon rows of vibrantly colored, intricately woven carpets adorn the stalls, each piece a testament to Armenian craftsmanship passed down through generations. Whether you're a seasoned collector or simply seeking a stunning Instagram-worthy backdrop, the Vernissage's carpet section is a must-visit. Imagine capturing yourself surrounded by these colorful masterpieces, the perfect visual representation of your Armenian adventure.

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