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Things to Do in Armenia

  • Explore the myriad fascinating ruins and sublime churches of the country. Known to be the first country to have adopted Christianity as a state religion, Armenia is speckled with beautiful, restored churches, as well as ancient monasteries.
  • Discover the numerous surprises waiting for you in Yerevan – the capital city of Armenia. Also known as “Pink City”, Yerevan offers an interesting blend of beautiful architecture, fascinating monuments and museums, cultural centers, and a lot more.
  • Visit the beautiful Garni Temple, known to be the only remaining Pagan Temple in Armenia. When Christianity was introduced to Armenia, all Pagan temples were destroyed and churches were erected in place of them, but apparently the Garni Temple was too stunning to be destroyed! So an exception was made for this temple, and instead of destroying it, a church was built right next to it.
  • Soak in the breath-taking views of Lake Sevan and the surrounding area. Covering nearly 5% of Armenia, Lake Sevan is one of the most important lakes for Armenians.
  • Simply unwind or enjoy thrilling winter sports at the picturesque ski resort of Tsaghkadzor.
  • One of the oldest countries to produce wine in the world, you cannot miss out on sampling tasty fruit-flavoured wine while in Armenia.
  • Indulge in the world-famous Armenian coffee.
  • Sample the mouth-watering local cuisine. Feast on delicious delicacies such as Morash (minced chicken with peas), Kyufta (beef sausages with sautéed mushrooms), and more.
  • Enjoy bird watching – Armenia is home to hundreds of birds species including falcons, eagles, and swans.
  • Make a pilgrimage to Geghard Monastery – one of the most dramatic sights of Armenia.
  • Explore the myriad fascinating ruins and sublime churches of the country. Known to be the first country to have adopted Christianity as a state religion, Armenia is speckled with beautiful, re...
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