Government Building Yerevan

Yerevan Through the Lens of an Impatient Wanderer

September 22, 2015 / 0 comments
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Whether you are in a new city or your hometown exploring through travelers’ glasses every building, you try to capture the architectural creations to remember the style of a city, with its face, attractiveness and beauty. After a long walking day in Yerevan, full of emotions and new discoveries you are looking through your fresh…

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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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Sculture of the men in Yerevan

The Unnoticed Details of Yerevan

September 14, 2015 / 0 comments
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Most of the travellers are keen to explore a new city with a long to-do list trying not to miss anything. Well, visitors to Yerevan also have such a list full of known spots, sightseeing, common roads and activities. Yerevan is full of cute details, either new or ancient, details that give the city a…

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photographer on Mount Aragats

Climbing the beauty: Mount Aragats

September 10, 2015 / 0 comments
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The crispy-cold air that bites your cheeks. Oh, wait, not the right words! Let’s start again… A crispy-cold kiss on the tip of your nose, one that makes you warm inside. Rays of the sun that touch you not from above, but from beneath. An unforgettable sunrise that embraces you like the love of your grandparents from…

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Working space

The best three parks to work from in Yerevan

August 31, 2015 / 0 comments
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Many times, travellers to Yerevan asked me where they can find a good place to work from in the capital of Armenia, and I used to recommend a cafe… Because the weather allows one to work in the open-air areas from mid of April till mid of October in Yerevan, I have decided to walk around…

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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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Trip to Gegharot Waterfall

July 30, 2015 / 0 comments
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What is really great about being in Armenia is the opportunity to travel around the country whenever you wish to. Some of the main sites are pretty close to the capital and all you actually need to do is pack a hiking backpack. Photo by Sonia Bagdasarian By the end of hot July the wish…

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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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Golden Apricot

Golden Apricot 2015

July 22, 2015 / 0 comments
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The 12th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival was held in the capital city Armenia from July 12-19, 2015. This year, among the honourable guests of the festival were world renowned stars Ornella Muti and Nastassja Kinski. The head of Golden Apricot Yerevan International Festival in 2015 was French film director, actor, screenwriter and producer…

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Birthright Armenia volunteers

Opportunities to volunteer in Armenia

July 14, 2015 / 0 comments
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Are you planning a long-term travel to Armenia? Wonder which are the opportunities to volunteer while discovering Armenia? Well… we’ve gathered some useful information, tips and links for those eager to donate their time, give help to others, bring new perspectives and skills to Armenian organizations and, finally, to gain volunteer experiences in Armenia. Which are the…

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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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Zorats Karer

Zorats Karer: The Prehistoric Astronomical Observatory of Armenia

June 15, 2015 / 0 comments
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Zorats Karer, also known as Carahunge and acclaimed as the Stonehenge of Armenia, is an ancient astronomical observatory that occupies seven hectares of land and sits on a high plateau near the town of Sisian in the Syunik Province of Armenia. It is hard to find a scientific consensus on the age of this mysterious…

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