10 reasons to visit Armenia

1. Explore Armenia, which is the first officially Christian country in the world since 301A.D. Here you can see the oldest churches and monasteries of the world. And all those wonders of architecture are located around Yerevan in a diameter of 200km and are listed in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE.


2. See one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, the biblical Mount Ararat, where, according to the Bible, the Noah’s ark landed after the Great Flood.


3. See the world’s oldest shoe (5500years old) in History Museum, as well as the oldesr stonehenge in the world which is Zorats Karer (Qarahunj).


4.  Visit the World’s Oldest Winery which was found in Areni-1 Cave!  And taste Armenian cognac, which is the visit card of Armenia. “Ararat Brandy” is considered to be the best in the world.


5. Taste the sun-kissed apricots of the Ararat Valley. “Prunus armeniaca” in Latin means “Armenian plum” as Armenia is the homeland of the apricot.


6. Take the world’s longest cable car (5.7km), “Wings of Tatev” which will take you to the huge monastic complex of Tatev (9th century), indeed a fairy-tale fortress – monastery located on a promontory surrounded by deep gorges.


7. Visit  the second biggest lake of the world which is Sevan Lake located around 80-100 km from city center .


8. Taste Armenian Bready “Lavash” made in toondir (underground stone oven)  which is listed in UNESCO HERITAGE LIST.


9. Visit one of the oldest cities in the world, which is located in the north-eastern part of the Ararat Valley. It was founded in 782 BC by King Argishti I. Yerevan is 29 years older than Rome. In 2018 Yerevan will celebrate its 2800 anniversary.


10. Stand on the Great Silk Road, its bridges and see caravanserais (hotels of antiquity). At its zenith the Silk Road covered 7000km, and 500km passed only through Armenia.

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