Diana Abgar park was put into operation after reconstruction in June 2019. It is located in the central part of Mashtots Avenue.
The park was put into operation after reconstruction in June 2019. It is located in the central part of Mashtots Avenue (junction of Saryan street and Mashtots avenue) in Yerevan. By the decision of the Council of Elders it was named after the eminent Armenian public figure, writer and publicist, the author of a number of books about the Armenian Question, the Honorary Council of the First Armenian Republic to Japan, Maecenas Diana Abgar.
The park occupying the area of about 20 000 sqm was landscaped, nearly 10 000 trees, bushes, flowers were planted. The recreation area is distinguished by fountains with a illumination. The fountain complex consisted of 600 water jets makes it possible to hold water shows with illumination accompanied by music. The improvement of the park started in 2015. To realize the project "Tashir" group of companies invested about 15 million US dollars in Armenian equivalent.
On August 14, the solemn opening of first "TUMO" Center for Creative Technologies took place in Yerevan.
7TH CENTURY BC
Karmir Blur was the capital of the Transcaucasian provinces of the ancient kingdom of Urartu. The whole area was under development. Irrigation canals were dug, artificial storage ponds were created, and Teyshebayini fortress on Karmir Blur (Red Hill) was founded.