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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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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

Known And Unknown Tavush

Tavush Region Tavush is the most beautiful, and most forested region of Armenia. It is 2,704 square meters. The lowest point of the village, Debedavan, is 379 m above sea level, and the highest point is Mount Murghuz, 2993 m. The population of the region

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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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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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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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Ancient Culture

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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