Cafesjian Center for the Arts, Yerevan

4.6
#1 of 63 in Museums in Armenia
Explore a lavishly decorated stairway-building and a museum of art hidden inside the walls at Cafesjian Center for the Arts. The 118 m (387 ft) tall landmark embodies the transition from the Soviet era to democracy: partially completed before the devastating earthquake and breakup of the USSR, the complex was finalized in 2002, marking the country's economic revitalization and opening of cultural borders. As you approach the monumental site, observe the designed fountains, courtyards, and sculptures located on terraces and platforms. The interior contains an intricate network of halls and corridors--all connected to the outdoors via series of escalators. When you reach the top of the stairway, enjoy a panoramic view of the city center and Mount Ararat. Plan your Cafesjian Center for the Arts visit and explore what else you can see and do in Yerevan using our Yerevan road trip app .
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  • Incredibly beautiful place. Climbing to the top, you can see the whole city as in the palm of your hand. If it is difficult to climb or go down, you can drive inside on the escalator. There, on the top floor (inside), there are several Swarovski exhibits. It's beautiful.
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  • A very interesting place, from the Cascade offers a beautiful view of the city, with the weather pleasant to see Ararat in all its glory. Cascade has a park with contemporary art (sculptures) as well as flowerbeds and fountains. Cascade can be climbed by steps or escalators, inside the Cascade. Inside an exhibition of contemporary art. Highly recommended for a visit.
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  • I didn’t go in and just wandered around the museum. First impression is incredible as you walk through the gardens and see the cascade. There are famous artist that have artwork in the gardens. When you walk up the stairs to the top you also get a great view of Yerevan.
  • Amazing exhibitions, and nice concerts. Visit it, check out for exhibitions and music right at the center and enjoy your experience
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