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History of city Yerevan in photos

A small historical reference

Yerevan - the capital of Armenia and one of the oldest cities in the world, located in the central part of the country, near the border with Turkey, on the banks of the river Hrazdan in the Ararat valley. Date of foundation and the first written mention - 782 BC. Earlier names - Erebuni Erevan (until 1936). According to the Chronicle, Urartian king Argishti I founded the city of Erebuni in the fifth year of his reign.

Lost attractions - the oldest church in Yerevan, Peter and Paul (V c.); Tapabashinskaya Mosque, Mosque Zal-Khan (Shagarskaya) Sartib mosque, mosque Haji Husein Ali Khan (Blue Mosque, 1766), the mosque Haji-Novruz Ali Bek, mosque fortress, mosque Demirbulagskaya and mosque Haji Jafar.

Yerevan. Central Market Hall
Central Market Hall
Yerevan. Church of St. Peter and Paul, in its place is a cinema Moscow
Church of St. Peter and Paul, in its place is a cinema Moscow
Yerevan. House of youth
House of youth
Yerevan in 1796, engraving
Yerevan in 1796, engraving
Yerevan. Panorama of city, circa 1940
Panorama of city, circa 1940
Yerevan. Gegi Mosque
Gegi Mosque
Yerevan. Grand Hotel (left) Astafyan Street, Building 7
Grand Hotel (left) Astafyan Street, Building 7
Yerevan. So the city looked like in 1827
So the city looked like in 1827, when he was is taken by the Russian army
Yerevan. Tomb of Noy
Tomb of Noy
Yerevan. Khan mosque, 1917
Khan mosque, 1917
Yerevan. Fortress Street, St. Nicholas Cathedral
Fortress Street, St. Nicholas Cathedral
Yerevan. Old bridge over the river Razdan, 1916
Old bridge over the river Razdan, 1916
Yerevan. Bridge over the river Zanga
Bridge over the river Zanga
Yerevan. General view of the city, river Zanga and mountain Alagez
General view of the city, river Zanga and mountain Alagez
Yerevan. Hotel
Hotel "London" on the street Astafian, 1899
Yerevan. Monument of IV Stalin
Monument of IV Stalin
Yerevan. Lenin Square, 1930
Lenin Square, 1930
Yerevan. Laying tram lines on Abovyan Street, 1928
Laying tram lines on Abovyan Street, 1928
Yerevan. Russian-Muslim school for girls, 1902
Russian-Muslim school for girls, 1902
Yerevan. Sardar Palace near Erivan, end of the XIX century
Sardar Palace near Erivan, end of the XIX century
Yerevan. Inside Sardar Palace, end of the XIX century
Inside Sardar Palace, end of the XIX century
Yerevan. Old station
Old station "Pioneerskaya", Children's Railway, 1947
Yerevan. Old Market, 1914
Old Market, 1914
Yerevan. Opera and ballet theater of a name of A.S. Spendiarov
Opera and ballet theater of a name of A.S. Spendiarov

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