May 9, Armenians celebrate three holidays at once

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Residents of Armenia and the numerous Armenian diaspora celebrate public holiday May 9 not only as of the victory in World War II but also as the day of the liberation of Shushi and the formation of the Defense Army. The Armenian people who survived the genocide have repeatedly shown their courage to the world. And Victory Day has become a real triple holiday of Armenian strength. Victory Day in Armenia First of all, as in many countries of the former Soviet Union, Armenia celebrates victory in World War II. About 600…

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Armenia with Kids: Places to Explore with the Family

Armenia is a land full of sun, antiquity, and riddles. Little tourist will have something interesting to see and do in Armenia. Maybe the ruins of ancient fortresses will not be so interesting for the baby, but splashing in the warm Lake Sevan will! Besides that, there are too many things to do with kids in Armenia in order not to miss the amazing nature, ancient architecture and fun places! Yerevan Zoo In the capital of Armenia – Yerevan, be sure to visit the Yerevan Zoo with 3000 animals and…

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Things to Do in the center of Yerevan

Yerevan – the capital of Armenia, is a city older than Rome but people call it a mixture of old and new! So if you want to see the newest part of Yerevan, visit the center of it. Here is a guide to the modern Yerevan. People are always singing and dancing in the center of Yerevan, you can also admire fantastic paintings and artists drawing paintings, so it is a pleasure to walk along the streets of the city center. The city center is full of luxurious residential buildings,…

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6 WEDDING FLOWER TRENDS FOR 2019

The choice of a wedding bouquet is influenced not only by the season and style of the wedding but also by the trends of certain forms, colours and floristic content. What will be the bridal bouquets this season? Learn more with us! 1. Small bouquet A trend is minimalism and convenience. And it’s not just about the decor or choice of clothes, but also about floristics. A small bouquet will help to emphasize the tenderness of the image, and you definitely will not get tired of holding it in your…

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Top 4 most beautiful mountains of Armenia

Armenia, one of the most mountainous countries in the whole world, is ready to make you fall in love with every inch of it! Let’s discover the most beautiful mountains of Armenia together. 1. Mount Ararat The slopes of the biblical mountain, which is an extinct volcano, are mostly deserted and littered with fragments of Cenozoic basalt – traces of weathered lava flows. For the same reason, the surface of Ararat is extremely dry: thawed glacial waters are quickly absorbed into porous volcanic rocks, which, naturally, does not contribute to…

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Summer Holidays in Yerevan, Armenia

Armenia is a country with a summer mood, along with all its attributes: the gentle sun, lovely cafes – open until late at night, cozy gardens, singing fountains and many others. By the way, in summer, Armenia also hosts the “Vardavar” church holiday. On this day, it is customary to pour water on each other, so the country turns into one big, fun playground where no one is offended because of being splashed with water. Yerevan itself is a fantastic place to visit and stay. So here are some things to…

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HAGHARTSIN MONASTERY – WHERE YOU CAN HEAL YOUR SOUL

Need to find peace and heal yourself in the quiet? Not too far from the town of Dilijan, Haghartsin is a must place to visit. It is one of Armenia’s most famous monasteries, where amazing nature and the beautiful architecture combine perfectly. WHERE IS IT LOCATED? Being part of the Tavush region, it should come as no surprise that Haghartsin is located near mountains and trees. Armenians like to build churches virtually everywhere, be it a town, or out in the nature; it usually turns out to be a mesmerizing piece…

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WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT ARMENIAN SACRED ARCHITECTURE?

For such a small country, Armenia has countless examples of breathtaking architecture, each distinctive and different from one another. The country has been around since the beginning of time, and it is fascinating to see the changes in Armenian architecture throughout the centuries. Welcome to the wonderful mix of the old and the new! ANCIENT ARCHITECTURE Armenian ancient architecture goes back to as far as 9th century BC to the Urartian period. The buildings from this era are mostly ruined but have remains as tourist attractions. The only architecture piece…

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Toptrip in the top 15 Armenian pages of the FeedSpot | TopTrip

Our Armenian travel blog Toptrip.info has appeared in the top 15 Armenian blogs of the FeedSpot platform, moreover in the top 5 (it’s on the 2nd place). Top Trip is a language-friendly blog about Armenia as well as other countries later. It is a mundane initiative aimed at presenting and making Armenia more attractive. The project is being implemented thanks to Gor and Sona Karapetyan’s personal resources. The site includes both general information materials and our colleagues’ posts. Here is how FeedSpot describes TopTrip: Top Trip is a platform where…

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STORIES ABOUT THE FLOWERS ORIGIN | BEST FLOWER SHOP ARMENIA

Flowers exist from ancient times and they play an important role in the life of all nations. Many beautiful stories are associated with flowers. The aim of the flowers in ancient times was not only pleasing people but also healing, protecting from the evil eye, decorating altars and much more. You can read stories, myths and legends about the origin of flowers. Do you find out how a white rose turned into a red one? Let’s learn more together. Each flower had its own history, and a very ancient history…

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