Garni. Still Standing Pagan Temple in Armenia

Garni. Still Standing Pagan Temple in Armenia The pagan temple in the territory of Armenia. The invincibility of the fortress was provided both by natural conditions: inaccessible rocks, the narrow deep river valley of the Azat River, perhaps, and a powerful wall of the fortress, which was lined with massive stones from basalt. On the territory of the fortress palace buildings, buildings for the king’s soldiers were built, as well as other constructions, which, unfortunately, were not preserved Garni bathhouse Of great interest is the palace bathhouse (3rd century). Being…

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Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Etchmiadzin Cathedral

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, Etchmiadzin Cathedral Believers around the world are eager to visit not only the Vatican but also a small country of Armenia. After all, Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as the state religion. The destination of the pilgrims is a town 30 km from Yerevan -Etchmiadzin or Vagharshapat (the city of Vagharsh). Christians from all over the world come here to pray in the temple which has already become a kind of symbol of the nation – the Etchmiadzin cathedral. This temple is…

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Mountainous Armenia. Dilijan

Mountainous Armenia. Dilijan Armenian Switzerland This region is often called the “Armenian Switzerland”, there may be many similarities, but one thing is certain – Dilijan is not only different in its attractive landscapes and its pleasant climate. In Soviet times it was a meeting place for filmmakers, composers, artists and writers, they created here. Today it is a center of tourism with a number of beautiful hotels and attractions, unique in nature and structure. Dilijan’s nature There is so much natural beauty to inspire the creative thought: the lush oak…

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Harissa festival in Musaler Armenia 2018

Harissa is one of the tastiest and most favourite traditional dishes in Armenia. Besides being too delicious, Harissa is also a symbol of Armenian strength because of the prehistory of its origin. The origin or Harissa Many people make sure that the history of Harissa origin goes back to 1915 when the Turkish government was massacring Armenians, trying to solve Armenian question by a genocide. A small town in Armenia named Musaler was fighting for 40 days in order not to be killed and when the chicken was nearly over people put…

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Armenian camp or “the other side of Lake Sevan”

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It’s Saturday and we are on the road again. This time our target was at once two initiatives: Armenian camp, Sailing trips in great Sevan։ “The black ship” Before reaching the point, we were mistakenly found in a “black ship”, which I later discovered with shame that it was legendary “Kilikia” sailboat. It is a historically prominent boat, the construction of which lasted for 10 years (1991-2001). It was built by the copy of the 13th-century Armenian commercial ships. The ship “Kilikia” sailed 15 thousand marine miles, being in 64…

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Travelling to Armenia from Dubai – Armenia visa for Filipino

Armenian-visa

If you are planning a trip to Armenia from Dubai than you should consider some factors: this article will help you to make your trip easier and be ready for the unforgettable adventure in Armenia. Armenia visa for Filipino in Dubai The good news is that you can get a visa on arrival in Armenia and there are no supporting documents required. You should just: 1. Fill in the visa application form 2. Pay for the visa in Armenian Dram (you can exchange your money at money exchange counter of the airport)…

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Tsitsernakaberd: Museum of the Armenian genocide

Tsitsernakaberd: Museum of the Armenian genocide There is hardly any place where it would be told more about the Armenian genocide in Turkey – the first crime against humanity and the first large-scale extermination of people in the 20th century, which served as a prototype for many other events chilling the soul. It’s hard to tell about the museum’s exposition, these photos should be seen for yourself. The museum has a very informative site, a large number of materials available in electronic form. In the museum you will listen to…

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Top 10 Armenian dishes

Top 10 Armenian dishes Armenian food differs from any other food in the world. Why? So many reasons for it that you cannot find and mark the most important one of them. People do not forget their traditions and pass what they know to their children. Armenian cuisine preserves the soul of the nation. The dishes which are checked by time are the most favourite in the country. Armenian khash One of the most popular national dishes of Armenian cuisine is khash. This is a soup or chowder of beef…

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Tatev Monastery: The elevation you’ll love

Tatev Monastery: The elevation you’ll love In the south of Armenia, high in the mountains above the gorge, there is an amazing monastery. It is called Tatev, which is translated from ancient Armenian as “give a wing”, “fly.” The Armenians themselves say that Tatev is an amazing place for the fusion of the Middle Ages and modernity, ingenious architecture and virgin nature. About Tatev monastery To tell about all the vicissitudes that occurred with the monastery of Tatev, there is not enough of an entire article, so we will limit…

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Karahunj. The mystery of the Armenian Stonehenge

Karahunj. The mystery of the Armenian Stonehenge In 2010, in September, the famous University of Oxford and the Royal Geographical Society conducted research in Armenia. The place that interested them was called Karahunj. The expedition was organized by the astrophysicist, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences from Oxford Mihran Vardanyan. His task was to check the existing research of the monument and create modern 3D maps of this monument of architecture. According to the scientist Karahunj is one of the most ancient observatories in the world. About Karahunj Stone circles,…

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