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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How to spend summer in Armenia

Each season in Armenia has its own unique flavour and taste, and summer in Armenia is not an exception. Days in summer are longer, hotter and lighter due to the topographic features of the country. Morning and evening hours are best to get acquainted with Armenia in the summer, while hot days can be used for relaxing near a cool pool. Bring comfortable travel shoes, a camera and sunscreen with you, as summer in Armenia implies both outdoor activities and passive ones near water. Armenian festivals and events in summer…

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Armenian Symbols to Recognize Armenia

Armenia is a land full of symbols and interesting facts. It was impossible to speak about all the symbols in one article, so here is the continuation of the Armenian symbols. 6. Mount Ararat Mount Ararat, images of which are found everywhere – from the coat of arms of Armenia to the clothing of the country’s national football team, is one of the most recognizable symbols of Armenian culture. This is the place on which, according to the Bible, Noah’s Ark landed. The double top of Mount Ararat is an…

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Gifts for Mother’s day, Armenia

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From time immemorial April 7 is celebrated in Armenia as the Day of the Woman, Mother, Beauty and Spring. April 7 is not a public holiday in Armenia, but on this day, children congratulate their mothers, grandmothers and sisters, and men congratulate their wives and brides as they do on the 8th of March. April 7: Roots According to the biblical writings, guardian angels inform the Mother of God on April 7 that she will have a baby in 9 months. By the decree of the Catholicos of All Armenians,…

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Wings of Tatev – Longest non-stop cable car

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Armenia is a country of beautiful mountains. And to admire the view, you can go on a road trip, go on a zipline…or take the longest non-stop cable car in the world! Located in Syunik region, this 5.7 km cableway will show you the best of Tatev Monastery, Syunik landscapes and so much more. THE CABLEWAY EXPERIENCE Wings of Tatev (TaTever in Armenian) holds the Guinness World Record for the longest non-stop double track cable car. It is located in Syunik region, about 250 km south from Yerevan. Built in 10 months…

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WHY IS GYUMRI CALLED THE CULTURAL CAPITAL OF ARMENIA?

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Interested in discovering old buildings, finding history on every corner of the streets and visiting museums that tell countless stories? Go to Gyumri, the second largest city of Armenia, also known as the country’s cultural capital. Here is why Gyumri proudly wears this important title and why it should be on your list to visit, when in Armenia. MUSEUMS There is no other city like Gyumri that can be proud to have given so many great artists, not just to Armenia but around the world. The city even has a…

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Armenian art and culture | Art Tour in Armenia

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Due to its geopolitical location with access to Europe and Asia, Armenia is the bearer of European and Eastern cultural traditions, which speaks of its uniqueness. Armenian Culture Armenia is rightfully called one of the cradles of world civilization. At the root of the Armenian culture, you can find the culture of the Urartian civilization. The heritage of Urartu includes fortress cities, cuneiform tablets and irrigation systems unique to the ancient world. In the period of the 4th century BC up to the 3rd century AD Armenian culture developed under the influence…

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Do you know about the Little Swizerland of Armenia?

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If you are looking for a cosy place to spend the weekend, check out Dilijan. In the Soviet times it mainly used to be a spa town but with so many new entertainment places, hiking spots and restaurants in the city, it is now one of the most popular destinations in Armenia. Here’s everything you need to know to have the best trip to the little Switzerland of Armenia.  WHAT TO SEE One of the cool things about the city is the great mixture of old history and its modern…

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Garni temple: The heritage of Greco-Roman culture in Armenia

It is already no secret that Armenia is a land of ancient history that goes back to the very beginning of civilization. Garni, one of the oldest cultural heritage sightseeings in the country, is an outstanding temple that will impress you from so many aspects. Learn about the temple’s history, the fortress, the ancient baths around it, and why it is so iconic anyway?   HISTORY When you first see Garni in front of you, it won’t remind you of anything very special. It may look plain and simple. However,…

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