Valley of lowers or Tsaghkadzor

Valley of flowers or Tsaghkadzor The word “tsakhkadzor” in Armenian means “valley of flowers”, but to be more exact, the word “dzor” means “canyon”. So, in essence, we should have a valley with very steep slopes and full of flowers. A very attractive name for such a place in mountainous Armenia… So what is really the famous Tsaghkadzor in Armenia? The city of Tsakhkadzor is located on the territory of the Republic of Armenia. It is a popular center for the tourism progress and skiing in the mountains, and it…

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Sevan — The Pearl of Armenia

Sevan — The Pearl of Armenia Lake Sevan is the largest lake in Armenia and it is considered one of the three main lakes of historical Great Armenia. This is a favorite holiday destination for both locals and tourists. And there are a number of reasons for that. Therefore, everyone who comes to Armenia, necessarily want to see this corner of paradise in the middle of an unimaginable universe. Lake Sevan is the second largest freshwater lake in the world after Lake Titikaki, which is located in the Andes, and…

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Jermuk. The biggest health resort in Armenia

Jermuk. The biggest health resort in Armenia The word “jermuk” in Armenian means “warm”, and if we want to be more exact, it means “a warm spring”. That is why in Armenia and beyond it, Jermuk is famous not only as the name of the resort city but also as the unusual mineral water that was once discovered there… What is the famous resort of Jermuk now? Jermuk is situated in the south of Armenia, to be exact near the Arpa River. The city is 173 kilometers from Yerevan. Jermuk is…

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Gyumri. Armenia’s Capital of Humor

Gyumri. Armenia’s Capital of Humor   The city of Gyumri is in the north of Armenia. This is the administrative center of the Shirak region of Armenia. The city has preserved in itself the echoes of the past, which smoothly correspond with the modern aura of the present city. The main square of the city is a place that connects both old and young. Silence and vanity are here side by side. So the city center lives. Gyumri Central Park The central park of the city is a favorite place…

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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”

armenian camp

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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