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Yerevan shopping centers, both traditional and modern, are among the favorite options of foreign tourists for visiting and shopping.

Yerevan, Armenia, is one of the popular tourist destinations. In addition to the numerous attractions in this city, its shopping centers can be considered among the most attractive places for sightseeing and shopping. In addition to stylish, modern products and famous world brands, Yerevan shopping centers offer antique and old items and local handicrafts. To learn more about these shopping centers, follow the article with Nabtrip magazine to choose the best place for your favorite shopping.

Cheap shopping centers in Yerevan

In addition to the luxury shopping centers in Yerevan, many shops and markets with cheap goods in this city are worth visiting. However, if you don’t see the right place, you may not be able to get a bargain. Fortunately, several markets around the city provide you with affordable shopping opportunities.

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Vernissage market

The Vernissage Market is the perfect place to buy unique souvenirs, and as a result, few tourists miss visiting this market during their trip. This open market is held on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) near Republic Square, and you can buy antiques, clothes, dolls, rugs, small sculptures and home decoration items, old books, carpets, handicrafts, paintings, wood works, etc. .. find in it. Images are sold in a part of the market, which attracts tourists. Buying and selling all kinds of animals is also seen in this place. The vernissage market is usually quiet until noon and gets quite busy in the afternoons.

Vernissage market
Photographer: Vivek

While browsing this market, you will see handmade leather souvenirs, which include different types of “MARUT” brand leather wallets and accessories with excellent quality, beautiful colors, and very traditional to modern patterns.

The prices depend on the type of goods, but generally, their price is not high. In this market, do not settle for the price the seller announces and get good discounts by bargaining.

Vernissage market
Photographer: Frank Engel
  • Working hours: from 7:00 to 18:00
  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, near Meydan Jumhori metro station, Tashir Street, Vernisaj Market

Surmalo shopping center

“Surmalu” shopping center is a good place for cheap shopping, Especially since you can buy retail or wholesale goods at wholesale prices. In this center, many shops often sell clothes, shoes, household goods, textiles, food, etc. This small shopping center is located near Republic Square.

Surmalo shopping center
Photographer: VERDANT Manukyan
  • Working hours: from 9:30 to 19:00
  • Address: Arshakoniats Street, Surmalo Shopping Center, Yerevan, Armenia
Bangladesh market
Photographer: Samvel Martirosyan

Bangladesh Market, also known as Malatya Market, is one of Yerevan, Armenia’s oldest and most significant markets. Everything is sold in this market; if you visit it, you will tire of walking for hours in different parts of the market. However, it is worth a cheap and high-quality purchase. At the same time, you can experience the atmosphere and feeling of an Armenian street market.

A large shed on the right side, similar to Tare Bar Square, sells agricultural products, fruits, and flowers. In another section, you can visit the stalls of household appliances, electronic appliances such as televisions, and electrical appliances such as hair dryers. In the central part, clothes and shoes are sold, some of which have reasonable prices.

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 18:00
  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, Bangladesh market

Harazdan market

“Hrazdan Market” is one of Yerevan’s shopping centers that many citizens visit for cheap shopping. It has a bustling atmosphere, and you will see sellers who advertise their goods loudly to attract customers’ attention. To go to this market, you can use vans number 4 and 26, which will take you directly in front of Hrazdan Stadium. You have to walk a few steps from the stadium to the market.

  • Address: Yerevan, Armenia, between Herazdan Stadium and Dalma Shopping Center, Hazardan market

Gum market

“Gum Market” is one of the local markets of Yerevan, which attracts every visitor with various and delicious food. Walking through this traditional market, you will feel like you have entered an old place full of bakeries, local farmers, and food vendors. Gom market sells everything from meat and vegetables to dried fruits, sweets, spices, fruits, sausages, etc.; There are also several chocolate and souvenir shops. Among the colorful foods, be sure to buy and enjoy Armenian sweets.

Gum market
Photo source: wander-lush-org

One of the beautiful parts of the Gom market is where large and delicious slices of lavash bread are prepared, which is recognized by UNESCO as part of the intangible cultural heritage of Armenia. Be aware that this market is more crowded on weekends like Saturday and Sunday than on other days.

  • Working hours: from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, Khoryenatsi Street, Gom Market
Gum market
Photographer: Elena Treshcheva

Tunavachar market

“Yerevan Tonavachar Market” is a good option for cheap shopping. Tonavachar means fair in Armenian, and for decades, it was a great place for vendors to present their wares in various fields in the orderly street market atmosphere. In recent years, the interior of this market has been renovated and turned into a shopping center; however, it is nothing like the shopping malls of Yerevan.

Tunavachar market
There is no Wi-Fi here, no one speaks English, and haggling is the norm. In the mentioned market, you can find all kinds of goods, from household appliances to clothes and electronic devices. You can also buy traditional Armenian souvenirs much cheaper than any other downtown Yerevan store. This place is far from popular tourist areas in the capital, so few tourists visit it.

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 20:00
  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, Sovan Third St., Tonavachar Market

Gargin Nazhde Square

Garegin Nzhdeh Square and its surrounding streets are great places for sightseeing and shopping. The shops in this area sell very cheap goods of good quality, which is a good reason for tourists to visit them. After seeing the shops around the square, go down the stairs to reach the shops in front of the metro station. Then go to “Bagratunyats” street, the closest to Gargin Nezhde Square. After visiting the shops on this street, return to the square and go to Kino Hayreniq Street, which is full of small shops with cheap goods. The middle class of Armenia is very interested in buying from this region because it is accessible to them, and they can buy affordable clothes.

Gargin Nazhde Square

  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, Gargin Nezhde Square

The best shopping centers in Yerevan

Yerevan Mall shopping center

“Yerevan Mall” shopping center with about 120 business units was opened in 2014 with the presence of the President of Armenia. This shopping center is the first place where most tourists and local people choose to shop, and in addition to numerous stores, they are fascinated by its incredible architecture.

Yerevan Mall shopping center

Among the brand stores of this center, we can mention Zara, New Yorker, Pool, Beer, etc., which attract the opinion of the strict. In addition to clothing, you can also add bags and shoes, perfumes, cosmetics, etc., to your shopping list.

Facilities such as hypermarkets, amusement parks, theaters, concert halls, and various restaurants tell about having a good time in Yerevan Mall.

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, Arshakoniats St., Yerevan Mall shopping center

Tashir Street Shopping Gallery

“Tashir Street Shopping Gallery” is considered one of the best shopping centers in Armenia, located under North Second Street. While walking on this street, you will see blue shades and escalators that arouse your curiosity. Tashir Street has six entrances, and when you go down its stairs, you will reach a quiet and beautiful shopping center that houses cafes, restaurants, and many attractive shops.

Tashir Street Shopping Gallery

In this place, there are stores with brand goods that have high prices. Its other shops also sell clothes, bags and shoes, home appliances, cosmetics, etc.

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: Tashir Street Shopping Gallery, North 2nd St., Yerevan, Armenia

Dalma Garden shopping center

“Dalma Garden Mall” is a multipurpose shopping center in Yerevan that provides excellent shopping and entertainment experiences for adults and children throughout the year. Various stores, including international brands, cafes, modern cinema, a children’s playground, a food court, a bowling alley, free parking, etc., make up the different parts of this center.

Dalma Garden shopping center

This is an ideal place to buy shoes, perfumes and colognes, accessories, gold, tools, brand items, etc.; In addition, you can purchase goods at a reasonable price. To relieve fatigue, be sure to visit the restaurants of this center and enjoy all kinds of food, fast food, and desserts.

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: Tsitsernakaberd Street, Dalma Garden Shopping Center, Yerevan, Armenia

Russia Mall shopping center

Rossia Mall, considered one of Armenia’s most modern shopping centers, was opened in 2016. This vast mall with beautiful architecture is the best place to buy gold and jewelry. In addition, various stores with all kinds of clothes, bags and shoes, accessories, etc., operate in this place, which is attractive for tourists.

Russia Mall shopping center

Entertainment centers, children’s playgrounds, restaurants, and cafes are also planned in Russia Mall so that you can have a good time in addition to shopping. The said center has seven floors and is located about 300 meters from the Republic Square of Yerevan; for this reason, it is considered one of the busiest shopping centers in the city.

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: 16 Tigran Mets St., Rossia Mall, Yerevan, Armenia

Rio Mall

“RIO Mall” is another shopping center of the city, which like Dalma Garden and Yerevan Mall, with the presence of world-famous brands, is of interest to many tourists. This shopping center has a small area and limited shops on its two floors. In addition to shopping, you can use this complex’s supermarket, food court, and cinema, Especially since the food court has a beautiful view.

Rio Mall
Photographer: Vardan Papikan
  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: Armenia, Yerevan, Bahram Papazian Hasht St., Rio Mall

Metronome shopping center

“Metronome Shopping Center” (Metronome Shopping Center) is one of the best shopping centers in Yerevan, which tourists can easily access by metro, and therefore, it is beautiful. All kinds of goods are reasonably priced in the Metronome shopping center, including great brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma, Reebok, etc., and sportswear. This center’s convenience and entertainment facilities, such as cinema halls, various food courts, and cafeterias, have made the shopping center an ideal place for shopping and entertainment.

Metronome shopping center

  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: Yerevan, Armenia, the intersection of Isahakian and Abovian streets, Metronome shopping center

Escada shopping center

“Escada” shopping center is one of the most famous shopping centers for tourists in Armenia, which is dedicated to the supply of women’s clothing. SCADA is a German brand, and this shopping center is one of the best and most popular SCADA branches outside of Germany. If you go to the top floor of this center, you can use several fast food and cafes and enjoy its delicious food and fast food. Private parking and proximity to some of Yerevan’s sights can be advantages of visiting the SCADA shopping center.

Escada shopping center
Photo source: Findator site
  • Working hours: from 10:00 to 22:00
  • Address: Hanrapetutyan St., Yerevan, Armenia, SCADA shopping center

Northern street

“Northern Avenue” is one of Yerevan’s beautiful and spectacular streets for sightseeing. This pedestrian street becomes quite crowded at night, and since there are many cafes and restaurants in the streets and alleys around it, tourists can quickly relieve their fatigue. In this place, you can see all kinds of luxury buildings, big stores, exchange offices, etc. North Street is always full of tourists and locals, and in the evenings, it becomes even more attractive with the performance of Armenian bands. This street starts from the top of Republic Square (Harapark) and finally reaches Cascade (Thousand Steps).

Northern street

  • Address: North Street, Kontron District, Yerevan, Armenia

What to buy from Armenia?

Shopping is an integral part of any trip, and apart from being an enjoyable experience, it is a great way to get to know the local culture and communicate and bargain with the locals.

Pomegranate is the symbol of Armenia, and this beautiful pattern is seen in many handicrafts of this country, from pottery to silver jewelry, jewelry boxes, salt shakers, wooden decorations, etc. Handicrafts from Armenia, including the Armenian pipe, cloth dolls, beautiful ceramics, unique embroideries, etc., are among the main souvenirs of this country, which are popular among tourists.

Buying brand clothes is another option in front of you, considering the activity of many brand stores in this country, you are open to choose. In addition to buying handicrafts and clothes, don’t neglect delicious foods such as dried fruits, chocolate, and coffee, which are attractive and tasty souvenirs. Since Yerevan dried fruits in the sun, you can feel their freshness when you eat them. Lavash and dried fruits strung on a thread are also very attractive among tourists.

In addition to carpets, jewelry, and paintings that make up other Armenian souvenirs, don’t overlook magnets with images of Ararat, pomegranates, grapes, cruciform stones, and other symbols of this country.

Famous Brands in Armenia

Many stores and shopping centers operate in the streets of Yerevan, most selling world-famous brands. Famous clothing brands in Armenia include Puma, Adidas, Mango, Skada, Max Mara, Next, etc., which have branches in this country, making Armenia one of the shopping hubs in the region.

Buy cheap clothes in Armenia.

The clothing price in Armenia is almost a little higher than in Iran; Because most of them are imported goods from neighboring countries. In fact, in the shopping centers of Yerevan, most of the clothes from famous brands are sold at high prices. So, don’t buy clothes if you want a cheap and affordable trip to Armenia. However, you can find cheap clothes in Yerevan’s local markets, such as the Vernissage market. In addition, in the last months of each season, good discounts are offered in stores, which is considered an excellent opportunity for cheap shopping.

“Tigran Mets Avenu” is also great for buying cheap and reasonably priced clothes. In this area, many stores sell shoes and boots at affordable prices, which are a good choice for you if you do not have a large budget for shopping.


common questions

What are the best cheap shopping centers in Yerevan?

Vernisaj Bazaar, Surmalo Mall, Bangladesh Bazaar, Hrazdan Bazaar, Gom Bazaar and Tonavachar are among the best centers for cheap shopping in Yerevan.

What are Armenian souvenirs?

Carpets, clothes, pottery and handicrafts, jewelry, and paintings are souvenirs of Armenia, magnets with pictures of Ararat, pomegranate, grapes, crucifix, and other symbols of this country can also be mentioned.

What are the famous brands in Armenia?

Famous clothing brands in Armenia include Puma, Adidas, Mango, Skada, Max Mara, Next, etc.

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