The Best Local Shopping Spots in Yerevan

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Yerevan? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

‘Gum’ Market – Local food market

‘Gum’ Market – Local food market

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“‘Gum’ Market” in Yerevan is an old, local food marketplace where I do my shopping and try different types of tea, like the one collected in the mountains!

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12 Tables – Eating smoke-free

12 Tables – Eating smoke-free

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“12 Tables” in Yerevan is my favorite place and restaurant: it’s non-smoking and also has delicious, vegetarian food! My favorite is the pumpkin soup…

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Aleppo Market – For spices and good sandwiches

Aleppo Market – For spices and good sandwiches

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“Aleppo Market” is one of the many spots in Yerevan where you can taste Syrian or Syrian-Armenian cuisine. My favorite is the cheese/hummus sandwich!

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Ararat Brandy Factory – Brandy tasting and museum

Ararat Brandy Factory – Brandy tasting and museum

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Visiting the “Ararat Brandy Factory” in Yerevan is a must-do thing while here. There are tours and tastings available. Look out for the Peace Barrel…

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Ardēan – Embracing art

Ardēan – Embracing art

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“Ardēan”: a center for art, architecture and design that has its gallery shop on Abovyan street in Yerevan. I like how they combine technology & tradition.

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