ecotourism-in-armenia September 12, 2019

Ecotourism in Armenia

As the Armenians use to say “it’s better to see once than to hear thousands of times.” Maybe Armenians accept this proverb because there is much to see in Armenia: cultural and historical places, monuments and statues, the magic of nature, wildlife, and so on. 

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taxi-in-armenia September 11, 2019

Taxi in Armenia

Taking a taxi in Armenia, you may experience a unique cultural behavior. Before passing to the features of that culture, let’s check out something more important.

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top-places-to-visit-in-yerevan-for-art-lovers September 04, 2019

Top Places to Visit in Yerevan for Art Lovers 

The art plays an important role in shaping the identity of this city and its people. Yerevan is a traditional capital, where you’ll find pieces of art even in the streets. If you are an art lover and you have already made that great decision to explore the art in Yerevan, then you are in the right place. 

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armenian-football September 02, 2019

Armenian Football

Armenians are fond of sports. One of the most famous Armenian sports is football. Here people play football regardless of their age and specialty. You may find football pitches in the parks, yards, and wherever else they find a free space to build it. The football pitches are an obligatory part of the schools as well.

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shoghakat-church August 28, 2019

Shoghakat Church

St Shoghakat was erected in 1694 in the city of Vagharshapat which is mostly known as Etchmiadzin (in the Armavir region). 

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mesrop-mashtots-the-creator-of-the-armenian-alphabet August 27, 2019

Mesrop Mashtots - The Creator of The Armenian Alphabet

Mesrop Mashtots took the responsibility of creating the Armenian script on his shoulders. Mashtots had a mission to translate all the religious materials into Armenian, to found develop the Armenian literature, to save the nation from assimilation, and to preserve the Armenian ethnicity.

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chinese-restaurants-in-yerevan August 26, 2019

Chinese Restaurants in Yerevan 

As of today, there are five Chinese restaurants in Yerevan which offer nearly all of these dishes. Let's get acquainted with them and talk about the peculiarities of Chinese restaurants in our city.

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waterfalls-in-armenia August 23, 2019

Waterfalls in Armenia

Due to its numerous natural attractions, Armenia has much to offer both local and foreign tourists. There are many high mountains, deep gorges and turbulent mountain rivers in our country, so cascading waterfalls can be found in almost every part of Armenia.

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the-armenian-stonehenge-zorac-karer August 23, 2019

The Armenian Stonehenge - Zorac Karer

The Armenian Stonehenge is an ancient observatory built in the Syunik province not far from the city of Sisian. Perhaps this is one of the old stone observatories( if not the oldest, among the ancient observatories). This Armenian monument is a prehistoric archeological site located on a mountain plateau.  

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gambler-kirk-kerkorian August 21, 2019

The Gambler - Kirk Kerkorian

Kirk Kerkorian (real name: Grigor Grigoryan) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist of Armenian descent. He was born in 1917 in Fresno where his family had found a refuge surviving from the Armenian genocide. Kirk was the youngest among the four sons in the family.

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sardarapat-memorial-complex August 19, 2019

"Sardarapat" Memorial Complex

There are many ways to commemorate a person or a significant event. One can dedicate a song to someone he/she loves, preserve photos in a scrapbook, or create memorials to honor a famous person or a historical event that happened.

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amberd-fortress August 19, 2019

Amberd Fortress

Armenia is not only well-known for its churches and monasteries but also for its fortresses and castles. These buildings which, as a rule, are situated at the high hills of the Armenian mountains, compose an important part of the Armenian cultural and historical heritage.

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