Photos Armenia
Photos Armenia

Yerevan - Underground book market

The book market located in an underground passageway under Abovyan Street is a great place to buy Soviet era books

Yerevan - Street Market

The Yerevan Vernissage Market near Republic Square is a great place to find Soviet era photo books and postcards

Yerevan - Avetik Isahakian statue

Statue of Armenian poet Avetik Isahakyan, president of the Writers Union of the Armenian SSR and Stalin Prize winner

Yerevan - Carrara Hands sculpture

A sculpture of a large pair of marble hands was a gift from Yerevan's twin city of Carrara in Tuscany in 1965

Yerevan - Marshal Baghramyan statue

The monument to Soviet Marshal Baghramyan looks like a Soviet monument but was only constructed in 2001

Yerevan - Komitas monument

Monument for composer Komitas Vardapet whom lost his mind after witnessing the 1915 Armenian Genocide

Yerevan - Stepan Shahumyan bust

Bust of Armenian revolutionary Stepan Shahumyan on Mashtot Street in front of Stepan Shahumyan School No 1

Yerevan - Sayat Nova monument

Monument from 1962 for the 18th century Armenian musician Sayat Nova in front of the Yerevan Music School

Yerevan - William Saroyan Statue

Statue for Armenian American writer and playwright William Saroyan who worked with Bernard Shaw and Charlie Chaplin

Yerevan - Alexander Tamanian Monument

Statue for Armenian architect Alexander Tamanian who designed many building in Yerevan during the 1920s and 1930s

Yerevan - Andrei Sakharov Statue

Andrei Sakharov statue in Yerevan, Sakharov was a nuclear physicist and the most famous Soviet dissident

Yerevan - Alexander Spendiaryan Statue

Statue for Armenian composer, Alexander Spendiaryan founder of Armenian national symphonic music

Yerevan - Hovhannes Tumanyan Statue

Statue for Armenian Hovhannes Tumanyan considered to be one of the greatest Armenian poets and writers

Yerevan - Aram Khachaturian statue

Statue for Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian who was a deputy in the fifth Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union

Yerevan - Martiros Sarian statue

Statue for Armenian painter Martiros Saryan who was a member of the Supreme Soviet and received three Lenin Orders