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  • Holidays and Traditions | Best Travel Armenia
    richest of Armenian traditions Taraz This year Taraz Festival in Armenia will be celebrated on 11 July Facebook Twitter Google Mail 2015 05 28T14 12 21 04 00 May 28th 2015 Read More 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 14th

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  • LATEST NEWS | Best Travel Armenia
    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 Facebook Twitter Google Mail 2015 06 12T10 01 20 04 00 June 12th 2015 Read More 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 Facebook Twitter Google Mail 2015 06 11T11 05 38 04 00 June 11th 2015 Read More 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 Facebook Twitter Google Mail 2015 06 08T10 01 24 04 00 June 8th 2015 Read More Permalink Gallery The longest reversible cableway in the world Interesting facts about Armenia Uncategorized The longest reversible cableway in the world Wings of Tatev is a 5 7 km 3 5 mi cableway between Halidzor village and the Tatev Monastery in Armenia It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in one section only The cable car travels at a speed of Facebook Twitter Google Mail 2015 06 08T09 31 28 04 00 June 8th 2015 Read More 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

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  • Wings of Tatev | Best Travel Armenia
    3 5 mi cableway between Halidzor village and the Tatev Monastery in Armenia It is the longest reversible aerial tramway built in one section only The cable car travels at a speed of 37 km 23 mi kilometers per hour and a one way journey takes 11 minutes At its highest point over the gorge the car travels 320 m 1 050 ft above ground level Wings of Tatev has

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  • Uncategorized | Best Travel Armenia
    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

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  • Armenia is one of the safest places | Best Travel Armenia
    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 beautiful country regarding both culture and nature with a long and sometimes sad history In terms of crime Armenia is one of the safest places you can be Assaults are very

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  • Best time to travel to Armenia | Best Travel Armenia
    mountain springtime that does not end until the uppermost reaches of the mountains when the snows begin to fall Stone monuments ancient churches and castles that are inaccessible during the long winter months reveal themselves among alpine trees and fields of blue yellow and red flowers In the summer Armenians shift their visiting to the evening hours and the streets and cafes are thronged after sundown Summer is excellent time to travel to Armenia for mountain trekking climbing and repelling Autumn The weather is pleasant and mild and many visitors choose the month of September to travel to Armenia The streets are thronged in the quiet evenings with locals passing the time to visit neighbours and friends and the cultural season begins with Opera music theatre and dance venues holding their first premieres of the the year Winter Travel to Armenia in winter can be cold and snowy in the mountains but it is mild in the valleys For the winter camper there is fairly easy terrain to traverse and if you are experienced and well equipped the conditions are not too difficult for travel to Armenia Tzaghkadzor and Dilijan are as popular in the winter as they are in

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  • 12 Interesting Facts about Armenia | Best Travel Armenia
    this beautiful building has been under construction for the past few years and we were unable to capture a nice shot of it 5 An estimated 1 5 million Armenians were killed during the Genocide The genocide refers to the mass killings of Armenians that began under Ottoman rule in 1915 Coincidentally this year 24th April 2015 marks the 100th year anniversary of the genocide The Genocide museum was closed for a year for thorough restoration and will only be opened 2 days before its 100th anniversary The genocide happened during and after first world war where more than 1 5million Armenians were brutally killed without any mercy by her enemy The genocide happened in 3 phases the first was when all the men were being called out to join the army and then killed so that the rest of the population will not have any males to protect them then next was the killing of all women elderly and children and the last was the intellectuals 6 Armenia is one of the oldest wine producing country in the world Armenia is one of the oldest country that has produced wine in the world It s attributed to its blessed location of being on the fertile valleys of Mt Ararat where high quality grapes could be grown 7 The only country that bakes their lavash underground in a tonir A tonir basically refers to an underground earth oven as shown in the photo below Armenians love to eat lavash which is this thin layer of flat chewy bread that s made from flour salt and water and baked in a tonir Lavash can be kept for 1 year without turning bad So usually the local women will bake the lavash in bulk and then store them to eat slowly for the next few months Armenians cannot imagine having their meals without bread Even if they re eating rice they ll need to have bread with it too 8 The entire country worships Mt Ararat which is also the national symbol of Armenia According to our guide Mt Ararat protected Armenia from a super strong earthquake They also believe that the peak of Mt Ararat was where Noah s ark was found But sadly Mt Ararat is not even within the territory of Armenia at the moment 9 The apricot is one of the symbols of Armenia The flag on the right in the photo below belongs to Armenia and the orange colour of the flag actually symbolizes the apricot That s how significant apricots are to Armenia And when you walk through the markets you ll find vendors selling apricots of all sort from dried apricot fresh apricot apricot flavored wine apricot juice and anything else that you can think of 10 Yerevan is also known as the pink city Yerevan is one of the most beautiful pink city that we ve ever been to her buildings were all made of naturally colored volcanic rocks of varying shades of pink

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  • Fly , a dream everyone has! | Best Travel Armenia
    everyone has Paragliding in Armenia can give you access to that dream and it s for all ages Paragliding in Armenia has developed in the past few years Armenia has favorable conditions both for independent and tandem flights Armenia is very nice destination for para tourism because there are 300 sunny days in a year and planning paragliding in Armenia have perfect chances to have good flyable weather Due to the height of the Armenian highland which is also known as the central part of the Caucasus Mountains the country has various micro climates which creates perfect circumstances for paragliding in Armenia If the weather is not flyable in one place it s flyable in other place There are localities almost everywhere there is no worry to land in the middle of nowhere mountains are safe for flying So there is no need of worrying while paragliding in Armenia Before paragliding in Armenia you ve been safely buckled into a harness and checked for flight readiness the pilot commands to start Then suddenly you can t feel the ground under your feet and you see the world from a bird s view The flight lasts 20 30 min While paragliding

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