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Tumanyan Park

 

Tumanyan Park

Tumanyan Park
Tumanyan Park situated along the Hrazdan River gorge
Type Public
Location Ajapnyak district, Yerevan, Armenia
Coordinates
Area 7 hectares
Created 1970
Operated by Yerevan City Council
Status Open all year

Tumanyan Park (Hrazdan River, between the Great Bridge of Hrazdan and the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies. It was opened in 1970 and occupies an area of 7 hectares on the right bank of Hrazdan River. It was opened and named after the famous writer and poet Hovhannes Tumanyan on the 100th anniversary of his birth.[1]

In 1973, the statues of the two main characters of Tumanyan's Anoush opera; Anoush and Saro were erected in the park.

In 1986, another statue of Tumanyan's fictional character Loretsi Sako was erected in the park.

Tumanyan Park is among the attractive playgrounds for the children of Yerevan.

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