Bartering for hand-made jewellery, obsidian chess sets, carpets, abstract paintings at Vernissage.
This huge weekend open-air flea market is centrally located on Pavstos Biuzand Boulevard - just follow the crowds.
Views of Mount Ararat, rising out of clouds to the west, are best from Erebuni Fortress Museum set on hills overlooking the city. A drive through the green hills, east of Yerevan, will lead you to the spectacularly situated pagan temple of the sun at Garni.
In cliffs further up the wooded river valley, Armenia’s Christian heritage is reflected in the extraordinary acoustics of the 7th-century Gerghard Cave Monastery.