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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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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Lori Legends

Lori Region is Rich in Legends: The People Still Believe in Them. Odzun According to the legend, in the 1st century the Apostle Thomas, a disciple of Christ, came to Odzun and lived here for some time. He had a vision in which he was

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Places Of Pilgrimage In Lori

The high, impregnable area of ​​the Armenian Highlands was used not only for construction of magnificent castles, but also for construction of sanctuaries. After all, the way of the covenant should not be accessible and easy. There are many places of pilgrimage in Lori. These

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Festivals In Lori

Barbecue, blueberry, edible plants, cheese, rafting festivals are held in Lori. Annual festivals are held in Lori region, because the geographical position of the region, climatic conditions, cuisine, traditions are very favorable for this. Barbecue festival is held in Akhtala, Blueberry in Margahovit, Edible plants

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Known And Unknown Lori

Lori stands out with its wonderful nature, natural monuments, rich historical and cultural heritage, fortified cities, churches, medieval bridges. Lori region is located in the north of the Republic of Armenia, bordering Georgia. The highest point of the region, the top of Hot (Tej) Mountain,

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