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  • Armenia Travel | Tourism Armenia
    06 05T10 12 01 04 00 Best Travel Ideas for You and Your Family More than 10 years of experience in tourism in Armenia Yerevan Moscow London New York Special offers The Land of the Bible Dream Explore Armenia Treasures of Armenia Inspiring Destinations of Pilgrimage Adventure Walking Feel the Sun Latest Posts Permalink Gallery Tsaghkadzor spa town in Armenia Treasure of Armenia Tsaghkadzor spa town in Armenia Permalink Gallery

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  • Know More About Armenia | Best Travel Armenia
    sea level The highest mountain peak is Aragats 4 095 meters the neighbouring countries are Georgia North Iran South Turkey West and Azerbaijan South West and North East The absolute majority is the follower of the Armenian Apostolic Church Ethnic compositionis as follows Armenians 96 and the minorities are Russians Yezidis Assyrians Greeks Ukrainians Jews Kurds and others The Armenians an ancient people living on an ancient land call Armenia Hayastan and themselves Hai Oral history explains the lineage of the Armenian people as being the direct descendants of Noah s son Japheth The indigenous people of the land of Ararat Armenians forged their national identity with the rise of powerful Armenian kingdoms the adoption of Christianity as Armenia s state religion and the creation of the Armenian alphabet which spurred the development of literature philosophy and science Armenia s landscapes offer boundless beauty Seven main landscape types are represented across the different altitudinal zones of Armenia Across these desert semi desert dry steppe steppe woodland sub alpine and alpine zones is geography as diverse as high mountain peaks fertile valleys picturesque land formations basalt columns rock sculptures and waterfalls More than 200 rivers and streams traverse Armenia with steep falls rapids and swift currents Armenia has 5 scenic canyons In addition there are over 200 therapeutic mineral springs differing in composition and temperature Lake Sevan is by far the largest body of water in Armenia accounting for 5 of the country s land area Mythic and majestic Lake Sevan fills a gigantic depression situated at a height of 2000 meters above sea level located in the central part of Armenia Armenia has a tremendous climatic variety packed in a small physical area From the sunny Ararat valley and its bountiful fruits to the idyllic snowcapped mountain ranges which traverse

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  • ARMENIAN CUISINE | Best Travel Armenia
    vegetables delicious tolma cooked without a gram of oil tastiest khashlama appetizing delicious sticks of boiled beef and of course well known Armenian lavash Cuisine of Armenia is one of the oldest cuisines of Asia and the oldest in Caucasus Armenian culinary traditions originate from ancient times Based on archaeological excavations scientists have concluded that it is known that Armenians were aware of fermentation processes in bread baking even 2500 years ago From ancient times originated a popular dish even at the present time khorovats Dishes of Armenian cuisine distinguished by a unique tangy flavor and intensity As a condiment is used pepper garlic cumin various spicy greens It is estimated that for preparation of dishes Armenian cuisine uses about 300 species of wild grasses and flowers which are used as condiments or even a main dish A special place in Armenian cuisine belongs to fish dishes including trout sturgeon or whitefish Armenia is very popular with its wine cellars and of course with Armenian cognac Archaeologists managed to dig up the oldest of the wineries in one of the caves in Armenia near the village Areni proving that people distilled grapes already in the distant Bronze age more than

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  • Culture of Armenia | Best Travel Armenia
    accepted Christianity as a state religion This is the main wealth of Armenia which Armenia managed to survive for the whole dramatic history Armenia situated at the crossroad of routes between East and West being able to resist each of the powerful conquerors of the people remained faithful to their culture Armenian material and spiritual culture was based on the rich cultures of the ancient inhabitants of Armenian Highland all

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  • Interesting facts about Armenia | Best Travel Armenia
    only The cable car travels at a speed of Permalink Gallery Armenia is one of the safest places you can be Interesting facts about Armenia Armenia is one of the safest places you can be What you should expect in Armenia is some of the world s oldest settlements beautiful folk music a mass of ancient churches an attractive countryside landscape and one of the largest alpine lakes in the world It s a Permalink Gallery Best time to travel to Armenia Interesting facts about Armenia Best time to travel to Armenia It is hard to say when is the best time to travel to Armenia Each season has its own rewards Summer While travel to Armenia note that summer is considered In Season The wildflowers that cover the Permalink Gallery 12 Interesting Facts You Probably Have Never Heard About Armenia Interesting facts about Armenia 12 Interesting Facts You Probably Have Never Heard About Armenia 1 Chess is a compulsory subject in schools All students have to take chess as a compulsory subject in school and there are even exams for it Many huge international chess tournaments have been held In Permalink Gallery Fly a dream everyone has Interesting facts

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  • Holidays and Traditions | Best Travel Armenia
    Taraz festival in Armenia is arranged every year and it is a celebration of one of the richest of Armenian traditions Taraz This year Taraz Festival in Armenia will be celebrated on 11 July Permalink Gallery Water Festival in Armenia Vardavar Holidays and Traditions Water Festival in Armenia Vardavar Vardavar is one of Armenian national religious holidays which has its deep roots in pagan era Vardavar is celebrated on the

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  • Treasure of Armenia | Best Travel Armenia
    one of the best open air markets in world It is called VERNISSAGE varnishing from French a term used for a preview of an art exhibition A visit to Permalink Gallery One of the oldest and richest book depositories in the world Matenadaran Treasure of Armenia One of the oldest and richest book depositories in the world Matenadaran If you are looking to discover Yerevan Armenia leave plenty of time for sightseeing tours you wouldn t want to miss out on top attractions like Matenadaran The Matenadaran is one of the oldest and richest Permalink Gallery Tatev Monastery Treasure of Armenia Uncategorized Tatev Monastery Reaching Tatev monastery might take long but it s never boring especially when the gorge of Tatev appears in front of you with its heavenly beautiful view and divinely inspiring nature and the awesome Devil s bridge Permalink Gallery Khor Virap Monastery Treasure of Armenia Uncategorized Khor Virap Monastery The Khor Virap monastery is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Armenia This fortified monastery is the place of pilgrimage and one of the most worshipped ones in Armenia and the holy site for Permalink Gallery Lake Sevan Treasure of Armenia Lake Sevan Lake Sevan the emerald of Armenia a beauty under the sky Lake Sevan is considered to be one of the largest sweet water lakes in the world with an area of 1 360 sq km Lying at Permalink Gallery Eco tours in Armenia Treasure of Armenia Eco tours in Armenia Let us show you our country on horseback bicycle or foot through a variety of tours Each of our tours is of a specific nature and yet except for one or two exclusions has Permalink Gallery Geghard Monastery Treasure of Armenia Geghard Monastery Monastery of Geghard is one of the highlights in

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  • Latest news | Best Travel Armenia
    and cultural values Permalink Gallery Armenian Genocide Centenary 100 years later Latest news Armenian Genocide Centenary 100 years later Exactly one hundred years ago 1 5 million Armenians were killed by the Ottoman Turks and many were deported from their historical homeland Today on April 24 Armenia and the Armenians around the world will commemorate Permalink Gallery SOAD lead vocalist Serj Tankian arrives in Armenia Latest news SOAD lead vocalist

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