Lori Marz, Armenia
Tumanyan: Where fairy tales and legends are born. #TumanyanTown
Tumanyan Matchbox Label Museum
Thousands of interesting and fun matchbox label designs to enjoy, spanning many countries, themes and time periods. Guests love this unexpected little feast for the eyes. Free entrance during regular operating hours (Tu-Su 14:00-18:00). Call for an appointment to visit any other time - for a small fee.
Tumanyan Bathhouse Hostel
The first hostel in the stunning Debed River Gorge is in Tumanyan's old bathhouse building. Dorm rooms and private rooms, shared bathroom and kitchen / lounge, plus games and hiking tips. Come and enjoy the atmosphere, views and community! Contact us and book at TumanyanHostel.com
Flying Samovar Cafe
Flying Samovar Cafe by Noosh opened in 2022! Have a drink or light fare at Tumanyan's cozy little cafe in the town square. Named in honor of the retro 'Sputnik Samovar' on display at the cafe, with a collection of Armenian themed posters from around the world, and a large collection of Soviet-era retro clocks from the Yerevan Clock Factory.
Debed River Rafting
Tumanyan Hiking Trails
Hike through the stunning scenery of the Debed and Marts canyons, to gems like Kobayr, Horomayr, and Bardzrakash Monasteries, Odzun's 7th century church, Tsater Cliffside Chapel, Tumanyan's birth house-museum, or to Tsover Lake. Countless trails have been around for centuries, though few know about them other than locals.
Abastan Artists Community
The old schoolhouse of Tumanyan, which was converted into a textile factory during Soviet times, is once again being reborn as a large artists community. Expect to see great art, culture and classes coming from this important project. Visit www.abastan.space for more information.
Check out this Soviet barbershop time capsule while you're in Tumanyan. And if you need a trim or a shave, have a seat and enjoy the full experience.
Tumanyan English Library
Coming soon! Thousands of books in English to borrow and read while you relax and rejuvenate in Tumanyan. Smaller international and Armenian collections as well.
Visit our office in the Tumanyan English Library to say hi. If you'd like to volunteer in Tumanyan on one of our projects, please send us a message and let us know about yourself.
Tumanyan Bat Sanctuary
Still in the idea stage.