Byurakan Observatory

  • Address: Byurakan 0213, Armenia
  • Phone: +374-91195903
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: View Point, Observatory, Family And Kids, Point Of Interest

If your interests lie in observing the planets and stars that lie 1000s of light years away, then take a tour of the Byurakan Observatory located on the Mount Aragats. This tour will not only be informative but will also prove to be superfun. The observatory was established in 1946 and is equipped with a 2.6 meter cassegrain reflector, Schmidt Camera, and other smaller telescopes. The tour gives you thorough information about the observatory while letting you observe the sky through the telescope. Situated on a higher altitude, you will be welcomed by panoramic views once you reach the observatory. Visit this place to observe the fascinating vast space when you are in Byurakan.

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  • Byurakan Observatory Address: Byurakan 0213, Armenia
  • Byurakan Observatory Contact Number: +374-91195903
  • Byurakan Observatory Price: Free
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  • 95% of people who visit Byurakan include Byurakan Observatory in their plan

  • 45.45% of people start their Byurakan Observatory visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Byurakan Observatory

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Byurakan Observatory

People normally club together Republic Square and Echmiadzin Cathedral while planning their visit to Byurakan Observatory.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Byurakan Observatory Reviews & Ratings

  • Interesting place, especially in autumn and summer. I have seen planet "Mars" there firts.))

  • Interesting place. There is excursion for 40 minutes. During the tour you can see Saturn, Jupiter, the Moon ... Telescope 120 mm.

  • During the daytime it is rather uninteresting unless you're really fan of telescopes and would like to have a peek at the one which at the time of construction in 1977 was worlds 7th largest optical telescope.

  • Nice place, but a little old and not very croudy

  • Interesting place to learn about Armenian contribution to astronomy. We had a quick tour offered by a very enthusiastic scientist.

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