If you are looking for some self-drive trips in Armenia, then Enterprise-Armenia is here to help you plan your safe and comfortable tour, offering from the wide selection cars for the winter roads of Armenia. Book your transportation and chase away to explore pure Armenian culture and heritage. And here are the best places to visit and some things to do during winter in Armenia.
The capital city of Armenia, Yerevan, is an open air museum. Founded in 782 BC by king Argishti I Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world that was inhabited since its foundation. Yerevan is called pink city as Alexander Tamanyan, who was the architecture of Yerevan at the beginning of the 20th century, built the buildings of the city using pink tufa. There are several points that should be checked in when you are in Yerevan.
Brandy Factory; founded in 1887 Ararat Brandy Factory produces one of the best brandies in the world. Armenian cognac was very popular during the Soviet era. Even Winston Churchill was one of the biggest fans of Armenian cognac. In the factory one can taste several types of brandies, have a tour across the factory and see brandy barrels signed by famous political and public figures, also learn about brandy bottling and production.
The History Museum of Armenia; founded in 1919 museum performs as a conservator and restorer, having a collection of 400,000 historical items. The collection dates back to 3rd and 2nd millennium BC and presents archeological, numismatic and ethnographic heritage of the country.
Matenadaran; The Mesrop Mashtots Institute of Ancient Manuscripts is a temple of world culture and the richest center of manuscripts. It has a collection of more than 23,000 manuscripts and scrolls. As well as it has a unique collection of manuscripts in Greek, Latin, Arabic, Persian, Russian, Hindi and other languages. Here one can find the biggest Armenian book “Msho Charyntir” (28kg or 61,8Ib) and the smallest book (190g or 0,41Ib). Matenadaran is also a worldwide known research center.