Breakfast at the hotel and go to Matenadaran
One of the oldest and largest depositories of ancient manuscripts Matenadaran is situated in the northern part of Mashtots Avenue. The world famous and historically important manuscripts, parchments and miniatures are kept here. The building is surrounded by prominent statues of 6 well known Armenian cultural figures. The facade side is ornamented by the statues of Mesrop Mashtots( the creator of Armenian letters) and his pupil Koriun.
Tsitsernakaberd («Fortress of Swallows») is located on the left bank of the Hrazdan River, in the Eastern part of the city. According to the legend, a temple, dedicated to goddess of love and beauty was located here; herald swallows on the very top of the temple sent massages to her beloved Vahagn: god of strength and war. In 1965, on the 50th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, by the project of architects Tarkhanyan and Kalashyanb, a memorial, dedicated to the victims of Genocide, was constructed on Tsitsernakaberd