You have to visit the museum in Yerevan with a tour guide. I was really impressed . Avoid the crowd hours.
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If you're a nerd for old manuscripts and religious books, like me, this place is like heaven. I really enjoyed gazing at all the wonderful miniatures and different calligraphies and languages. The collection isn't huge, but it's definitely beautiful and nicely presented. Entrance fee is...More
This museum has a vast collection of more than 23,000 manuscripts and over 500,000 archival documents. The Matenadaran has existed since the fifth century and is one of the world's oldest book depositories. The rooms of the museum showcase a variety of modern languages, with...More
There are so many beuatifully restored old manuscripts on display that will capture your imagination even if you are not an expert.
It is an absolute must see for anyone interested in literature, history, philosophy, art, and much more. Outside the Matenadaran sits a statue of Mesrop Mashtots, the founder of the Armenian alphabet. Inside, you can find thousands of some of the world’s oldest texts. However,...More
A must-see, but we left a bit disappointed. We chose a half day tour of Armenia instead of the full so that we could make the Matenadaran. However, several rooms were closed an hour before closing, and the there was only one floor of manuscripts...More