Tourism in Georgia

Georgia

Georgia hosts tourists round the year. Lovely historical places, delicious cuisine, and wine and amazing nature make this country attractive to tourists. Georgia tourism statistics show that only in 2018 more than eight million international, non-resident travelers came to Georgia and 66.7% of international visitors were only tourists. Why you should visit Georgia? Here are just a few reasons why you should spend your summer in Georgia. Rent a car via Enterprise Rent-A-Car and travel as much as you want. Food, traveling, accommodations are not expensive. It is beautiful and…

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Armenia as a winter destination

It’s already winter and you wonder where to spend the winter holidays? The answer is – Armenia, a small country where you can go in any season and still get delighted. So let’s start from the list of places to visit and winter tours to consider. Tsaghkadzor This cozy town is the most popular winter destination in Armenia. The elevation of Tsaghkadzor is quite high, that’s why even during the warm winters it’s covered with snow. This fact allows the town to possess winter sports infrastructures. Every year hundreds of…

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New Year and Christmas Celebration in Armenia

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In most of the countries in the world, New Year is celebrated on December 31, late at night. Armenia is not an exception. But the New Year celebration in Armenia is somewhat different than in other countries. Here are some distinctive features of the ”Armenian New Year Celebration”. On this day generous and hospitable Armenians cannot do without a rich table. They decorate their tables with the treasures of Armenian cuisine. Though every housewife has her unique style, there are some dishes which are absolute musts. The first of those…

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The most iconic churches and monasteries of Armenia

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Armenia gratifies for being the first country to adopt Christianity back in 301AD. The religion was initiated in the missions of Apostles Bartholomew and Thaddeus in the first century. Hence the splendid number of churches and monasteries in Armenia: more than 4000 churches! Of course, nobody will have the time to visit them all, although each one of them is worthy to be explored, so here’s a list of the most frequented churches in Armenia. Khor Virap Monastery Khor Virap is an iconic pilgrimage site that Armenians are very proud of. It is located near the…

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Armenian New Year and Christmas Celebration

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Happy New Year 2020 and Merry Christmas to all the people in the world! Have you noticed the little word order change in the first sentence? That’s not a mistake. Armenians celebrate New Year on the 1st of January, then Christmas on 6th of January. Join this miraculous voyage to explore marvelous Armenian New Year and Christmas celebration traditions. Happy New Year! The preparation for the New Year celebration usually starts at mid-November in Armenia. Families get together to discuss what they are going to cook for the wealthy New…

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Exploring Province of Lori, Armenia

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When planning your itinerary to Armenia, make sure to include Lori Province in your list. Located in the northern part of Armenia, Lori is the largest region of the country. With its tall mountains, lush forests, green landscapes and ancient monasteries, Lori province has a great variety of attractions in that are in the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage. Things to Do/See in Lori Province 1: Visit Sanahit and Haghpat Visiting the historical sights of Lori is a must for travelers who enjoys history and architecture. A huge number of…

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Feast of St. Sarkis the Captain

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Love is one of the most beautiful feelings that one can experience, and this is the reason why there is a special day on the calendar when the entire world celebrates the holiday dedicated to the patron of romance and love. Armenia is not an exception either, but unlike all the other countries, our patron of love and youth is not well-known St. Valentine but St. Sarkis the Captain. Who is Saint Sarkis the Captain? Saint Sarkis is one of the most beloved saints among the Armenians. He and his…

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10 Must-do Adventure Activities in Armenia

Extreme tours in Armenia

Nowadays adventure tourism in Armenia is developing at a fast pace. Armenia is mostly mountainous. It is rich in exotic destinations and fascinating routes to explore. If you’re ready to test your courage and capabilities, there are many adventure activities in Armenia scattered throughout its area. The top things to do in Armenia are ski sports, trekking, paragliding, snowboarding, mountaineering, rock climbing Jeep tours and others. In 2011 the popular magazine “National Geographic Traveler” placed Armenia among the top 3 destinations for adventure tourism based on the international polling. The…

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The places where you can watch a movie in Yerevan

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For every tripper who goes to a city for a vacation, it’s essential to verify places that can enliven your rest. One of the most requisite sites where viators can resort is the picture theater.  Currently, five movie houses function in Yerevan: two picture theaters are located in shopping centers. We propose you valuable info about movie houses in Yerevan. Where to watch motion pictures in Armenia Moscow Cinema Moscow is one of the oldest picture theaters built in 1936 in Yerevan on Abovyan Street.  Now there are four halls in the movie house (red,…

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5 Things to do During Winter in Armenia

Looking for some bright adventures for your winter holidays? Then we are offering you some winter attractions and at least 5 activities that you should be part of. There are so many amazing places to visit in Armenia; Dilijan, Gyumri, Sevan, Kapan and other cities. During the wintertime, the temperature ranges from -15C (5F) in the mountainous regions to -4C (39,2F) in the pale regions. There is plenty of snow and it’s way too chilly as well. Pack your suitcase with some warm clothes, buy a ticket to Yerevan, rent…

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