An open-air market running between Hanrapetutyun and the Khanjyan Sts, the Vernissage is where you should come to source locally produced handicrafts including traditional dolls, brass pots and jazzves, ceramics and…
Tufenkian Carpets is owned by James Tufenkian who made his name in Tibetan carpets and is now working to revive the Armenian carpet-making tradition, which was collectivised and sucked dry during the Soviet era.
Around the Martiros Sarian statue across from Opera Sq, this market deals primarily with paintings; you can turn up some real gems here at negotiable prices. Purchases are made both from dealers and the artists them…
Craft gallery run by local designer Nina Hovnanian, showcasing unique jewellery, crafts, cushions and clothing. Everything is handmade and of high quality, with high prices to match.
Better-than-average souvenir and handicrafts shop with some maps and books for sale, and a range of jewellery, pottery, items like woven salt sacks, carpets, dolls and T-shirts.
One of several carpet shops around town. Costs are inflated so you’ll need to bargain like mad for a reasonable price.
Has a few English-language novels but mostly sells learning materials, including dictionaries.
One of the best selections of crafts and handmade jewellery and religious iconography.
The city's best range of guidebooks, maps and novels in English and other languages.
Has a small but well-chosen range of titles and a book exchange.