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Relaxed place for recreation

The Botanical Garden in Yerevan is a beautiful spot close to the city center. It is chiefly used... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Christine H
Frankfurt, Germany

It’s a large botanical garden in Yerevan as we discovered and close to the cemetery which is neat... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
New Brunswick, Canada
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Acharyan str. 1, Yerevan 0040, Armenia
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

It's a nice old botanic garden which is nowadays more under the control of Mother Nature, which you can see at the green house, where the trees are bigger then planned. The entrance fee is at the official entrance 100 Dram (0,20$) but for other...More

Thank Patrick_SBA
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The Botanical Garden in Yerevan is a beautiful spot close to the city center. It is chiefly used for recreational purposes, but there is a lot of information to gather on regional vegetation of the Southern Caucasus. For visitors who are interested in ecosystems it...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Based on what you see it is clear that once upon a time it really has been a Botanical Garden - nowadays it's rather an unkempt and untidy place for a walk and find some shade in the sunny and usually hot city. Area it...More

Thank Atis Z
Reviewed 21 July 2017

It’s a large botanical garden in Yerevan as we discovered and close to the cemetery which is neat to explore too. A member of the BGCI, the gardens are a bit rustic to say the least as I’m not sure how many people actually work...More

Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Frustration comes from entrance when you here bad quality music from local restaurant. They don't even have a normal map. As for garden it's very average.

Thank Van P
Reviewed 28 May 2017

With super-affordable taxis in Yerevan, a 15-minute drive out to the botanical garden provides a chance to see the impact of the end of Soviet rule first-hand. The entrance fee to the garden is also super-affordable. Plan on spending an hour of two wandering the...More

Thank Cheebs
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

In botanical garden you can find nice places to walk or seat under the trees with friends or family.

Thank Samvel M
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The botanical garden is a home of many, also, endangered, plants and a former scientific center. Although a bit abandoned, it still holds a nice collection of different flowers and trees. The territory is huge, there is a main walkway and a picnic area. Local...More

Thank 472aramk
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Unfortunately, the neglect is apparent throughout the gardens. The only reason the rating is above the basement level is due to the courteous and informative staff. Many of them have PhDs and extensive educational experience, but unfortunately suffer from post Soviet neglect.

Thank Armen M
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

It is not a big park . It is about max 30 mins walking . A really quite place which only the voice of birds can be heard. I do not want it to be un mentioned that bicycle rent is possible Prices: 400 DRM...More

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