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National Art Gallery

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Address: Hanrapetutyan Hraparak, Yerevan 375010, Armenia
Phone Number: 01580812
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Extensive and superb collection of art and treasures

When the Soviet union fell apart Armenia refused to return many of the works by soviet artists that are now on display in the National Gallery. You can easily spend a day in this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

When the Soviet union fell apart Armenia refused to return many of the works by soviet artists that are now on display in the National Gallery. You can easily spend a day in this huge and diverse gallery. The best preserved bronze Age wagon in the world s a real treat

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I visited in 30c weathe some of r the rooms had fans it was hot hence difficult to concentrate. The dupe an was a disappointment , Armenian painters interesting but what swept me off my feet were the frescoes (copies) and made me change my itinerary and include Aktila monastery on the to see list

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Little Mountain, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I really enjoyed this museum. It houses a fantastic collection of Armenian Art from ancient times to modern artists. Eights floors of exhibition halls and very friendly staff!

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is also a fantastic collection of Armenian artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. Many are well-known and it is a must to visit.

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Gyeongju, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

You can easily spend 3/4 hours walking around the gallery which is full of many masterpieces that were taken by the Soviets. Although their histories aren't quite a desirable as some they've been protected magnificently well for future generations and are very publicly on display.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Lots of History and staff are helpful, not easy to use a baby stroller inside as moving from one level to to the other is through the Stairs, but managable

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Wherever
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The gallery, which faces the Republic Square, is well worth a visit. You need to enter the museum and then go upstairs as the entrance is on the first floor. After paying, you take the lift to the top and work your way down following a well sign-posted route. If the weather is good you get a superb view of... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Official name "National Gallery of Armenia", located on Republic Square, this art museum has an entrance fee of only about $1.70 USD per person and can easily fill 2-3 hours of your day. It presents a large collection of art ranging from Greek to Roman to Armenian to American, spread over 5 floors of an expansive building. Unfortunately the museum... More 

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

National Art Gallery is located in very heart of the down town. You should definitely pay a visit. The National Gallery of Armenia was founded in 1921 by the decision of the Soviet Armenian Government, as the Art Department, one of the five departments of the State Museum. Ayvazovski, Saryan, H. Hagopian and many other well known painters are presnted... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The Armenian works were worth the visit. Other works displayed weren't all that special if you're used to galleries in Europe.

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