other stuff of that place. Every place in the world probably has one market which attracts visitors. There
is one such market in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia too. This is Yerevan Vernissage or Vernissage
Flea Market in Yerevan. Vernissage is a French word from which the name of this market has been
derived. Vernissage word is used for a preview of art exhibition. This market is also one such place. So
when you are in Yerevan, Armenia with best Armenia Tour Package then you should take a little of
Armenia and a great fusion of national tradition and modern taste in Yerevan Vernissage. Let us explore
this market a bit more.
Yerevan Vernissage is in Yerevan, along Aram and Buzand streets with a length of 350 m. The market was
formed in 1980s by Armenian artists. Earlier the market was small but over a period of time it was
enlarged. In present times, this market connects two streets namely Hanrapetutyn and Khanjyan Street.
It starts at the Republic square metro station and ends up with the statue of Vardan Mamikonyan. This
market is place known for featuring collection of different types of traditional Armenian art works.
Market is divided into two parts. One part is collection of art and craft while other is electronic items
selling section. So, the part where art and craft collection is sold is found quite livelier. Vernissage Flea
Market is an open market. This is one of the best open air markets in the world and most crowded market
in Yerevan. This is a place where people come in large numbers no matter what is the weather. Hot, cold or
rain, nothing stops people to come and shop some of the best souvenirs offered in the market. However
the market is open and functioning on weekends only.
In Yerevan, this market is the best place to get souvenirs. You can buy many handicraft items including
ceramics, carved wood, stone, lace, needlework, dolls, paintings, jewelry and other things such as carpets,
books and t-shirts. You not only but your favorite item here but you can see unique way of selling things as
well. When you pick an item in the market then you will also listen to long and elaborated description of
that item from the seller as well. Seller praises so much about the item that you may instantly like to buy it.
Sellers in the market understand English language and so you can communicate easily with them. And yes
you must bargain hard if you really like an item and want to buy it. There is painting vernissage located in
the French Park where you can approach any seller and ask about the specialty of painting. Seller will
happily tell you the full story of the painting and also tell you that they or their sons or grandchildren made
the painting. So, you realize that it is not just a place
interacting with sellers is also an amazing experience. Apart from that market is quite colorful and
crowded on the weekends. So, you can spend a good time in Yerevan Vernissage when you are in Yerevan
with Yerevan Tour Package.
Vernissage Yerevan Location
The Arts and Crafts Vernissage is located in the center of Yerevan on Pavstos Buzand Bulevard. The
Republic Square, The National Gallery and History Museum, the Cathedral of Saint Gregory the
Illuminator and Marriott Hotel can be found nearby.
The Paintings Vernissage is located in the French Park around Martiros Saryan Monument. Nearby places
are the Opera House and Cascade.
Vernissage Yerevan Opening Days & Hours
Generally Vernissage functions on the weekends but on the other days, it is also open. Here are the hours
opening and closing of Vernissage.
Tuesday – 9AM-5PM
Wednesday – 9AM-5PM
Thursday – 9AM-5PM
Friday – 9AM-5PM
Saturday – 9AM-5PM
Sunday – 9AM-5PM