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Parajanov Museum, Yerevan
(4.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Browse through a lifetime of artwork at Parajanov Museum, documenting the life and work of one of the most renowned directors of 20th-century Soviet cinema. With over 600 items--250 of which are by Parajanov--the two-story museum features installations, assemblages, collages, drawings, and film sketches, including some pioneering 3D work and librettos produced during his prison term. Opened posthumously in 1991, the museum perches on the cliff of Hrazdan Gorge overlooking the city. Enjoy the panoramic view of Yerevan and ponder a bygone era of the Cold War in art. Put Parajanov Museum and other Yerevan attractions into our Yerevan itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It was very interesting to see his work as a director, author and artist and his house which is the museum is beautiful..... Tour guides speak English Russian and Armenia!the ticket costs 700 dram! 
  • Human talent was not understood during his lifetime. But now in demand and therefore praise the people who created the Museum Director in the first place.
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  • An amazing place where you can spend a lot of time, considering the huge collection of works created by Sergey Paradzhanov, unusually thin, amazing artist and person. If you are not very familiar with his films and creativity in General, it is best to take a guide. Here is a very interesting, hooked his work, loving Paradzhanov, employees. I want to come back here again
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  • Fantastic art work from great Sergei Parajanov. I knew he had also has artwork beside his great movies but did not expect this extra ordinary collection. Loved his glassworks and collage made for his movies as plan.
  • Amazing experience. Guided tour was exceptional. Highly recommend visiting this hidden gem when in Yerevan.
  • Really interesting and quite complete museum about Paradjanov's life and work. Somehow sad to realize that his genius has been universally aknowledged only after his death. Particularly ennoying all the photos of different heads of state and president who visited the museum. I think Sergo himself wouldn't appreciate that very much....
  • Find Parajanov's letters and collages in this popular museum.
  • Good collection of the director's collages and drawings. Good view of the Ararat, Hrazdan canyon and stadium as a bonus.