Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Yerevan

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Explore one of world's richest depositories of ancient books and manuscripts at Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts. Established in 1959 at the foot of a small hill, the archive houses a vast collection of writings on a broad range of scientific and cultural topics, including art, history, philosophy, geography, medicine, literature, languages, and cosmography. Explore the elaborately decorated marble interior, with statues of notable Armenian scholars, exhibited ancient relics, and a series of treasured books. You can hire a local guide to learn more about the museum's mission and fully immerse yourself in Armenian culture and history. Arrange your visit to Matenadaran - The Museum of Ancient Manuscripts and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yerevan using our Yerevan journey website .
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  • & Museum, will walk into a small uphill to visit. Is very impressive and left inside there are halls with handwritten books very old medical book Hall of Aristotle. The metaphysically. Dominate Gospels various sizes, and dates: 12th century, 14th or older. The images that straddle the Gospels impressive. The elaborate. But and maps with the great Armenia. Surveillance is not strict. You can take pictures and without permission!!! Admission is 1000 AMD, when a euro isoyte with 596 DRAM. In Greece we don't have something similar.
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  • Very interesting and beautiful place, but it's better to go with a guide who will tell all and show. Sights a lot
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  • You should see the fine collection here telling our history to the visitors from all over the world. All the miniature works of different medieval miniature artists, Bibles decorated with paintings, m...  more »
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