One of the nicest places of interest in Yerevan, the Botanical Garden, opens its doors in front of all its visitors. It is home to around 200 species of endemic, rare and declining plant species.
The Botaical Garden opened in 1935 in the northeastern part of Yerevan on a 80 acres of semi deserted land, while the botnical center was bulit three years later. In 1944 the new glasshouse was built, which occupies 610 square kilometers. It has a winter garden, water and subtropical plants section, tropical and domestic plants. In 1950 the garden became a part of the biological institute. In the garden are presented Caucasian, northen American, European, Siberian and eastern Asian unique types of plants.
In 1980 the number of plant types was reaching 1240. The glasshouse if pretty rich with water plants. Adjacent to it, tropical and subtropical plants are grown.
Points of Interest
Armenian Genocide Museum Cafesjian Art Museum Children Art Gallery Erebuni Museum History Museum of Armenia House Museum of Aram Khachaturian House Museum of Hovhannes Tumanyan Matenadaran Middle East Museum National Gallery of Armenia Saryan Museum Sergey Parajanov Museum
Events in Yerevan
ARAX Concert In Yerevan Armenian Genocide Commemoration April 24 Bernd Glemser Concert Chinese Concert in Yerevan Dima Bilan In Yerevan Golden Apricot Film Festival Halloween in Yankee Pub Japanese Xylography in Armenia Junior Eurovision La Fete at Kami Club New Year at Facebook Club Panarmenian Games Patriotic Music Evening Pilaqyan Show Part 10 Stevie Wonder in Armenia TEDx in Yerevan for 2012 The National Film Awards Trio Jazz Khoube Unmanned Aircraft Wine and Jazz Music Evening Yerevan 101 Contest