Armenia is a perfect destination for a vacation and holidays with children and family. In Armenia, every member of your family will be able to find something to his soul and taste. Armenia offers a sunny climate and diverse landscape for lovers of extreme sports or fans of recreation in natural surroundings. Numerous historic monuments with thousands of years of history, museums with ancient artifacts, ruins of ancient churches and castles will conquer the hearts of cultural and educational tourism lovers. And of course Armenia’s capital city Yerevan will enchant youngsters for its active nightlife, numerous amusement parks, entertainment centers, and attractions.
Today we want to introduce you to the amusement parks and attractions for children and youngsters so that you will always have the opportunity to diversify the leisure of all the family!
Amusement parks in Yerevan: Victory Park
Victory Park is a huge memorial complex overlooking the Cascade and Yerevan. Victory Park was built back in the Soviet era, in honor of the Soviet victory over the Nazis in World War II. The pearl of the Victory Park is the monument to the “Mother Armenia” – a 22-meter high giant woman with sword and shield, which symbolizes the indomitable spirit and courage of the Armenian people. Near the memorial is an amusement park for children and teens. Entrance to the park is free.
The park is located in a green area and has an artificial lake, a few cafes, and it offers breathtaking views of Yerevan. Many attractions cost from 300-500 AMD (0.5-1 USD). The most popular attractions are a Ferris wheel, roller coaster, race track, tennis and other carousels. It is also possible to enjoy boat trips across the artificial lake. Your children will certainly appreciate the fun day in this lively place.
Amusement parks in Yerevan: Luna Park
Luna Park is relatively modest in size amusement park, located next to the snow-white church of St. Gregory the Illuminator. Luna Park is exceptionally colorful and cheerful. There are different types of merry-go-rounds both for kids and teens. Prices vary between 500-1 500 AMD (1-3 USD). During the summer, an outdoor cafe operates in the park, where you can refresh yourself with cold fresh juice or ice cream.
Getting to the Luna Park is very easy, as it is located in the city center. The quickest way to get to the Luna Park is by subway: you need to get off at the Zoravar Andranik station, cross the road through an underpass and you are at the park! After visiting the amusement park, you can also visit one of the largest shopping centers in Yerevan “Russia Mall”, which is located directly opposite the park. The shopping center “Russia Mall” has all the conditions for fun and active leisure activities for children: the 6th floor is completely at the disposal of children. Here your children can take a ride on the racetrack, play at numerous attractions (200-2000 AMD / 0.5-4 USD), watch 9D films, as well as have birthday parties in the children’s restaurant.
Amusement parks in Yerevan: Play City
Play City is a real huge city of game entertainment and attractions in Yerevan. Here not only kids and youth but also their parents can spend a day full of fun and positive emotions. Play City offers its visitors entertainment such as bowling, paintball for real men, bumper car and karting for desperate riders, 7D cinema, billiards, mini-golf, various slot machines and an outdoor green area with slides for kids. For more detailed information you can visit the official website.
Guidance rates per person for entertainments:
1 circle – 2000 AMD (4$)
2-7 circles – 1500 AMD (3$)
8-19 circles – 1250 AMD (2,5$)
1 hour – 6000 AMD (12$)
50-499 bullets 80 AMD (0.16 $)
500-999 bullets 70 AMD (0.14 $)
1000 + bullets 60 AMD (0.12 $)
The ticket price is 500 AMD (1$)
The ticket price is 2000 AMD (4$).
30 films from 4 to 12 minutes are available.
Amusement parks in Yerevan: Water World
In the summer, when the thermometer reaches 40 degrees of heat, water attractions are becoming extremely popular in Armenia. Water World or as the locals call “Dzhrashhar”, attracts the kids, their parents, young people from all over Armenia and, of course, tourists. This place enjoys extraordinary popularity due to the exciting water rides and affordable prices. More information on the Aqua Park and the current prices can be found here.
Amusement parks in Tbilisi: Mtatsminda Park
Mtatsminda Park is one of the most famous entertainment places in Tbilisi. It is located in the open air on Mtatsminda Mount at the altitude of 770 metres. From the top opens a stunning view of the city. The entrance to the park is free, those who want to ride the amusement rides need to buy a magnetic card at the entrance and fill it with the required sum of money. The sum depends on how many rides you plan to ride. We don’t recommend filling the balance with big sum as it is non-refundable. The territory of the park is 100 hectares and is divided into three zones: kid’s zone, family zone, and extreme zone. Each one has various amusement rides. In the children's area, attractions are designed for children from 1 to 5 years old. In the extreme zone there are “Roller Coaster”, “Haunted Castle” and “Water Rafting” rides. There is also an opportunity to ride a train in the park, and kids can have a good time on the playground. The highlight of the entertainment area is the Ferris Wheel, which offers a beautiful view of the entire old city. You can get to the park by your own car, by bus, or you can reach Mount Mtatsminda by funicular – this is the most favorite way among tourists, as an impressive panorama opens from the trailers. A ride on the funicular costs 8 GEL one way.
Amusement parks in Tbilisi: Fokus Mokus
Fokus Mokus is a large entertainment area located in the East Point shopping center on 2 Al. Tvalchrelidze Street. There are about 20 types of amusement rides, all of which are stylized as circus ones. In order to visit the attractions, guests need to purchase a card for 2 GEL and fill it with the required sum of money. In the park, you can also play slot machines, visit the 7D cinema, and even have fun celebrating a birthday. To get acquainted with the tariffs click here. The list of all the amusement rides can be found here. On weekends, the park organizes educational art workshops for children. Focus Mokus is open Monday to Thursday from 11:00 to 22:00, Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 to 22:30 and Sunday from 11:00 to 22:00.
Amusement parks in Baku: Koala Park
Koala Park offers all kinds of entertainment for both children and adults in Baku. It is located on 95 Azadlig Ave. Here everyone can have a great time, ride attractions, take part in games and charades, as well as visit a cozy cafe to relax, have tasty snacks and even celebrate a birthday. For children, there are such fun attractions as "Flight of the Bumblebee", "Train Engine", "Family Slides", for kids there is a trampoline, swings and slides. On weekends, the park organizes entertainment events with games and a clown, and on the first day of each month, charity events are held for orphans. The park also has face painting services.
Amusement parks in Baku: Baku Karting Park
Baku Karting Park is the largest entertainment center in Baku, where visitors of all ages can have fun. It is located on the territory of the Elite shopping center on 30/68 Ahmad Rajabli Street. Here guests can ride racing cars, and between the races, relax in the restaurant and taste a variety of dishes. Racers are given all the necessary equipment – helmets, shoes, etc. The length of the skiing track is 500 meters; the total area is 4000 square meters. Contact information for the center can be found here.
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