Ancient Culture

Exploring the South of Armenia

What is the southern part of Armenia? Administrative Structure Syunik is administratively divided into several communities, with Kapan being the administrative center. Other important towns include Goris, Sisian, and Meghri, each offering unique cultural and natural attractions. Exploring the south of Armenia offers a blend

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Saghmosavank
Ancient Culture

Armenia: A Cultural Epicenter Open to All

In the Italian publication SiViaggia, journalist Emma Santo writes about Armenia, a country that is “a cultural powerhouse that welcomes anyone who wants to explore and discover all that it offers.“ Armenia is now more easily accessible to Italians, thanks to the convenience of direct

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Ancient Culture

How Armenians Celebrate Easter in Armenia?

Armenia has a fascinating history, especially as the very first nation to embrace Christianity. Our culture and traditions are steeped in this rich heritage. Easter holds a special place in our hearts; it’s more than just a holiday—it’s a time where we feel a deep

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WIne in Armenia
Ancient Culture

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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Ancient Culture

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
Ancient Culture

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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Ancient Culture

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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Ancient Culture

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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Ancient Culture

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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