Lion of Vank Village Karabakh

5 Things To Do in Vank Village

December 9, 2015 / 2 comments
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Are you planning a trip to the Republic of Nagrno Karabakh? Well… while exploring the must-see sites of Artsakh, make sure to stop by the village of Vank, which is situated in Martakert region of Artsakh. The distance between Stepanakert, the capital of Artsakh, and Vank village is approximately 50km. The village is surrounded with impressive nature…

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Gandzasar

Gandzasar or the Mount of Treasures

December 7, 2015 / 2 comments
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Oh no… do not think you are going to read about gold, silver or diamonds hidden in the bowels of Gandzasar Mountain or money placed in a box buried deep down in the ground… It is the treasures of exceptional Armenian architecture and Holy relics hidden inside the Monastery of Gandzasar that we recommend to…

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Armenia: the four seasons

November 20, 2015 / 0 comments
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Located in southwestern Asia on about 30,000 square km (11,500 square km), Armenia meets four seasons of the year with deep and bright colours, special flavour and aroma. The four seasons are clearly expressed in Armenia. Even though, it is usually advised to travel to Armenia during warm season when there are lots of tasty…

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Monastery of Geghard in Armenia

Legends of Armenian Churches: Geghard Monastery

September 17, 2015 / 0 comments
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Geghard Monastery, one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Armenia, is believed to be founded by the first Catholicos St. Gregory the Illuminator at the beginning of the 4th century during the first years after the Kingdom of Armenia adopted Christianity as its state religion in 301 A.D. The monastery sits 40 kilometers south-east of the capital…

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Paravakar Landscape

Welcome to Paravakar Village

August 28, 2015 / 0 comments
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Not long ago, I had an unforgettable escape to Paravakar village where my ancestors grew up. This very cozy and small village in Tavush Province of Armenia has its special place in my heart. As a child, I used to spend summer holidays at my grandparents’ house surrounded with love and care. On the one…

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Monument Artsakh

Must See in Artsakh

August 15, 2015 / 0 comments
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Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh), the high-altitude Earthly Paradize in the South Caucasus, is renown for its woody mountains, the heavenly canyon of Hunot, medieval churches, monasteries, quaint villages, hospitality and mouth-watering natural food. In case you are planning a trip to the Republic of Mountainous Karabakh, we recommend visiting the former capital city of Shushi with its war-damaged streets…

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Etchmiatsin Cathedral Armenia

Welcome to Etchmiadzin – the Christian Pilgrimage

July 25, 2015 / 0 comments
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So, is it the city of Etchmiadzin or Vagharshapat? That is the first thing you might be interested to know as a tourist. Well, it is Vagharshapat, which is commonly known as Etchmiadzin – located in Armavir Province of Armenia, west of the capital city of Yerevan. Here are some important facts you might be interested to…

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Odzun Holy Mother of God Church

Welcome to Odzun Village: wonders to explore

June 17, 2015 / 0 comments
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Historical village of Odzun situated high above Debed Gorge on a plateau in Lori Province of Armenia attracts architecture and nature- lovers with its architectural monuments from different centuries and glorious landscapes. Photo by Edgar Harutyunyan / It is believed the name Odzun (translated from Armenian odzel -«օծել» as “to ordain”) was given to the…

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National Park pf Dilijan

Modern Day Dilijan: all about resorts, education and…

March 31, 2015 / 0 comments
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Dilijan – situated sixty-six kilometers away to the northeast from the capital city of Yerevan, surrounded with Pambak and Bazum mountain ranges, is another famous resort town to spend winter or summer holidays in Armenia. When asked what makes this resort town so attractive in comparison to Tsaghkadzor or Jermuk spa- towns, most visitors mention…

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Road to Khor Virap

Royal Prison Turned Into Touristic Destination

March 20, 2015 / 0 comments
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Deep well which has 20 ft (6 meters) depth and a diameter of 14 ft (4.4 meters): place for prisoners to try to survive during their punishment. Nowadays, you can be the lucky visitor to such weird place that has became one of the most popular pilgrimage sites and visited destination for tourists to Armenia….

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Monastery of Tatev by Marko Ukkola

Eight Things You Should Know Before Visiting Tatev Monastery

March 18, 2015 / 0 comments
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Situated high on the edge of the cliff, over the Canyon of Vorotan River, in Syunik Province of Armenia: Monastery of Tatev. In case you are planning a trip to this sanctum of wisdom and faith, here are our eight recommendations about what you should know before starting the trip. 1. From Yerevan to Halidzor…

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Kecharis

Tsaghkadzor Beyond Skiing

March 13, 2015 / 0 comments
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The winter season is over. We are absolutely sure, you had great time in Tsaghkadzor ski resort up on the hill, enjoyed the iconic sight of Mount Ararat and the picturesque view of Tsaghkadzor town from the peak of Mount Teghenis. But travel is about change and we recommend you come back for the awe-inspiring…

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