WIne in Armenia
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Armenia: A Great Place for Wine Trips

Armenia, a landlocked nation nestled between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea, boasts a legacy of winemaking that stretches back millennia. Legend has it that Noah himself planted the first grapevine here, at the foot of the majestic Mount Ararat. Today, Armenian wines are

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Legends in Tavush Province

Haghartsin There is a legend connected with the name of Haghartsin, according to which, during the consecration of Haghartsin, the Holy Spirit soared above the dome, taking the form of an eagle, as if “playing” in the air. The word “game” in the local dialect

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Makaravank Monastery in Tavush Armenia
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The Churches Of Tavush

The settlements and natural landscape of Armenia are decorated with many monastic complexes, chapels, khachkars, which are harmoniously assimilated into the environment where they were built. The construction of monastic complexes in high mountains, deep gorges or forests far from settlements had two reasons. First,

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Ijevan Capital of Tavush Province

Ijevan is the regional center of Tavush. The city is located in the valley of the Aghst River, surrounded by green mountains. According to historical sources, this place was a transit trade route in the 18th century, it had many roadside inns. At the end

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Old And New Vanadzor

“The three-day heroic battle of Gharakilisa saved the Armenians of Ararat and laid the foundation for the Armenian state․” Garegin Nzhdeh The regional center of Lori is Vanadzor, currently with a population of about 80,000. The city occupies about 2,600 hectares, and is located in

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The Churches Of Lori

Lori is rich in religious architectural monuments, monastic complexes, which are in perfect harmony with the natural environment where they were built, be it in the mountains, forests, settlements or rocks. The construction traditions of the Armenian Highland have a history of thousands of years. The main

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Great Writer From Lori

Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum: Dsegh It is our village that proudly, in the mountains, on the cliffs, with its hand on the forehead, thinks sadly, I do not know what he wants ․․․․․․ This is how Tumanyan’s genius saw his native village, Dsegh. The house-museum of All-Armenian

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The Natural Monuments Of Lori

The nature of Lori Lori is famous for both manmade and natural monuments. Clean air, mild climate, cold springs, mineral waters, high mountains, deep gorges, lush forests, water-rich and fast-flowing rivers, waterfalls are an integral part of Lori’s description. Lori gorge It is the Lori

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The Museums Of Lori

Hovhannes Tumanyan House-Museum The house-museum of All-Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan in Dsegh was founded in 1939. In the yard of the house is the bust of the poet, a chapel, under which Tumanyan’s heart was buried in 1994. Hovhannes Tumanyan was born in 1869 in

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