Gyumri, often referred to as Armenia's "second city," is a place steeped in history and culture.

Known for its resilience, Gyumri has a remarkable story to tell. It's a city that has risen from the ashes of a devastating earthquake in 1988. Despite the destruction, Gyumri has rebuilt itself, showcasing its determination to thrive once more. Today, you can still see remnants of the earthquake's impact, which adds to the city's character.

Located in the northwestern part of Armenia, Gyumri offers a unique and captivating experience for visitors.
One of the city's most charming aspects is its distinctive architecture. The city boasts beautiful 19th-century buildings that reflect its rich history. The "black tuff" stone used in many of these structures creates a unique atmosphere.
Gyumri's cultural scene is vibrant. The city is home to numerous museums, galleries, and theaters that celebrate Armenian art and heritage. The Dzitoghtsyan Museum of Social Life and National Architecture is a must-visit, offering a glimpse into Armenia's past.
Armenian cuisine shines in Gyumri, with local restaurants serving delicious traditional dishes. Be sure to try "khash," a hearty soup, and Gyumri's famous "kata" pastry.
Beyond its urban attractions, the surrounding region is a natural wonderland. The picturesque Shirak Plateau and Mount Aragats are easily accessible from Gyumri, offering opportunities for hiking and exploration.
Gyumri's warm and welcoming people are the city's heart and soul. Their resilience, creativity, and warmth make visiting this city an unforgettable experience.

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Aram Khachikyan
Phone: +374 9595 1040
Yerevan, Armenia

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New York, NY—USA

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