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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Public Parks in Yerevan

Public Parks in Yerevan In each city there should be places where you can leave  the  city noise and spend some time in peace and quiet. Such places are parks. And the good parks are different in that it is not necessary to go to the countryside to feel in nature. Yerevan is called a pink city, but in this pink city everywhere there are green islets where one can spend a good time. There are several parks that will take you to a wonderful tranquil atmosphere right in the…

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About the History Museum of Armenia

About the History Museum of Armenia Museums are like guides through the time. Each of them keeps the trends of the times, the mystery of the era and just fragments of life that tell more than people themselves can tell at times… Time and space are erased before anyone who finds himself in such a museum. The History Museum of Armenia is not just artifact and history, it is a time frozen in the unique objects of antiquity, it is an era lived by a whole generation. The museum and…

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About the History Museum of Armenia

About the History Museum of Armenia Museums are like guides through the time. Each of them keeps the trends of the times, the mystery of the era and just fragments of life that tell more than people themselves can tell at times… Time and space are erased before anyone who finds himself in such a museum. The History Museum of Armenia is not just artifact and history, it is a time frozen in the unique objects of antiquity, it is an era lived by a whole generation. The museum and…

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Armenian monastery Goshavank 

Armenian monastery Goshavank  The medieval monastic complex, which is located in the village of Gosh in the Tavush region of Armenia, stands peacefully among oak forests and beckons with its grandeur and universal calm. The monastery dates from 12-13 centuries. The very position of the monastery is interesting: it did not have walls that would protect the monastery. For this reason Goshavank is in the middle of the village buildings. Once upon a time there was a monastery called Getik. This was in 1188. It was destroyed because of an earthquake.…

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Gandzasar – a mountain of treasure

Gandzasar – a mountain of treasure In the historical village of Vank, in Artsakh, there is a place that attracts not only by the exterior magnificence and palette of flowers created by nature… This place keeps the secret of the mountains and the mystic of the universal tranquility. And the Gandzasar monastery rises here. The majestic monastery seems to be torn away from the bustle and daily routine of our existence. Monastery Gandzasar is truly considered the pearl of Artsakh. The very name of the monastery is translated as “Treasure…

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Rafting in Armenia – the Success of Conquering river Debed

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#Enjoy_Armenia, with this slogan (and hashtag 🙂), we are travelling through Armenia, discovering our wonderful country, interesting places and initiatives for our readers. We have been in Kalavan, Gyumri and Drakhtik. While looking for interesting travel activities on the internet, among many other ideas we found the Rafting.am Armenia initiative. First, what is rafting? Rafting – a rowing boat in the direction of mountain rivers with groups of 4-20 people in the rubber boat. It is a relatively new emerging sport in Armenia and a destination for extreme tourism. Thanks…

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Cinema in Yerevan

Cinema in Yerevan For every tourist who travels to a city for vacation, it is important to know all the places that can diversify the rest. And, of course, some of the most interesting places where tourists can visit are the cinemas. Cinemas are places where you can spend a good time, watch your favourite films and novelties of the film industry and, of course, get to know the city better. Currently there are 5 cinemas in Yerevan. 2 of them are located on the territory of shopping centres. We…

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