Yerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia as well as one of the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country. It has been the capital since 1918, the thirteenth in the history of Armenia. One of the oldest cities of the world, Yerevan is famous as a pink city and calls visitors with its humble and at the same time splendid landscapes. Start exploring the city visiting the Cascade Monument, from where a panoramic view opens on the city. Continue your way to see the Opera House, Swan Lake, Republic Square, and Abovyan Avenue and of course Vernissage, the biggest souvenir market in Yerevan.