Armenia is a country thas is known for his Ancient history, which is located in a picturesque area. There is alot of places thats have retained their unique flavor. The oldest of these words is best describes Armenia. Indeed it is the first country that was first adopted by Christianity because there are alot of ancient temples and one of the great cultures of the state of Urartu is a still mystery by the causes awe of scientists. There are also a thousand years old villages, observatory, and mountains and all of these houses were built a couple of hundred years ago, the ruins all fortress also all of this can be easily seen in Armenia. There is also a very hospitable people thats are live here and a tourist is a tour here in a very cheap overnight also.
All of the tourists are advised to completely switch to a local cuisine during the holidays of Armenia. Believe us you have not eaten such a delicious barbecue anywhere in the world. In Armenia, there is also a Duduk, churchkhela, freshest, famous cognac, baked pita bread, and wine. Visiting in Tatev monastery and a lake Sevan, wandering in mountains get acquainted with unimaginably are an ancient history of Armenia. Which is such of search modern entertainment to go Yerevan the city is a quite successfully combines innovation with the greatest ancient traditions. Here is an overview of Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Armenia.
15. Geghard Monastery
Geghard is known as one of the most favorite tourist places in Armenia because of its ancient history. Which is unique architecture and proximity to its capital of this country. This Geghard is located 45 km away from Yerevan. It is in the picturesque George of Gokht mountains river. This monastery was built on the rocks and has several rooms that are simply Hollywood out inside of a cliff and the walls of stone are decorated with the steles crosses.
This is a memorial complex thats is erected on the top of a hill of the same name and it is dedicated to the Armenian genocide at the beginning of the 21st century. It also includes a 45 meters stele, there is a pedestal in the form of sone with burning internal flame, a wall of mourning and the museum of Armenian Genocide. The stela is a split, which symbolizes the separation of Armenian people, most of whom live in this Diaspora precisely because of this genocide. This place is memorable, beautiful and a little sad.
13. Republic Square, Yerevan
The architecture of republic square was created until 1959. It was formed by the five buildings which are located here in The national historical museum of Armenia, The Marriot hotel of Armenia, Central post office, The Ministry of the energy of the country and the government of Armenia. It is noteworthy thats all building are laid out from the pouf, thats is constituted a single architectural ensemble. We advise you to visit this square in the evening time. when the singing fountains are turn on and the changing of backlights.
12. Khor Virap
Khor Virap was located at the foot of one of the most famous mountains in Armenia is Ararat, above the underground prison which is used in the V century. The views from this monastery were really amazing but also it’s building themselves are very interesting for their interior and history. We have advised you to also visit the cells of this underground prison. Which is survied till todays and the church was of our lady.
11. Yerevan Cascade
this cascade was occupied its status of the main attraction of Yerevan. therefore you should visit the capital of Armenia and not see this man-made miracle that will be a big omission. This cascade was an artistically decorated, flower bads, ordered sculpture, fountains and stairs thats are located on the slopes of tope of Kanaker hills. This is one of the main decorations of the city and also from the top of the Yerevan cascade which is a wonderfull view of the peaks of Ararat and the whole city was open.
10. Erebuni Fortress
If you wanna see whats the capitals of Armenia are looked like 2.6 thousand years ago than be sure you take a time to visit the Erebuni Fortress. This becomes the first major defensive structure int the country. Erebuni still holds a lot of archaeologists, mysteries continue to find unique artifacts here and this fortress itself located in the valley of Ararat thats looks very beautiful.
9. Etchmiadzin Cathedral
It is the main temple of the Armenian apostolic church. This church was located in the city of Vagharshapat which is also included in the UNESCO list. It was also known as one of the oldest Christian temples on this planet that are built-in the Iv century. This cathedral was also, of course, has undergone several reconstructions over several years and the last time in the 20th century. This temple was distinguished by the lush decoration austerity of lines, special architecture and a complemented of pointed bell towers.
In Yerevan, there is a unique repository of ancient manuscripts of Mazandaran. If you wanna see this building and its exhibits you should be easily climbing up to the hill of Mashtots Avenue. Near its entrance you will also be greeted by the sculptures depicting Mesrop Mashtots and the creator of Armenia was writing about his student. Nowadays the Matenadaran was one of the largest repositories of ancient Armenian manuscripts on this planet although the collections of previously plundered several times.
7. Saint Hripsime Church
St. Hripsime church was built in 17century, it was located in the city of Vagharshapat. Now a days tourist will attract by his unusual architecture. This church was looking for both elegant, powerful, calm and majestic. The legends of Christian girls who are fled from Rome to Armenia. Which is killed here by one of the local kings. Who later repented, was built and baptized this unusual church named after one of the girls. That is associated with the construction of this church.
6. Mountains of Lesser Caucasus
This differs from their “counterpart” for the greatest Caucasus of the lower peaks of height, But it does not at all make it with a less attractive for the climbers and tourists. The highest peak of the Lesser Caucasus is mount Aragats with a height of 7190 meters is located in Armenia. This also includes seven ranges between the peaks thats are pristine forests and cozy green valleys. Nature here is an amazingly beautiful, so visiting this place would not be a big mistake.
5. Sanahin Monastery
It is another famous monastery complex that was built in the 11th century. It was also included in the list of UNESCO. Sanahin is also known for his rich history and original architecture. This harmonious architectural was an ensemble of the Sanahin thats also includes a cathedral with remains of his murals with a group of several sculpture images, a tomb, a church, and a chapel as well as an original arch bridge which is decorated with figures of wild cats.
4. Tatev Monastery
It is one of the most ancient and famous monastery complexes of Armenia, which is located between 20km from the city of Goris. Nowadays it is a tourist complex that will attract millions of tourists from all over the world. Tatev was not only famous for his history that was built in the 10th century but famous for his wings of Tatev cable car, aw well as the natural bridge of satan Kamurj and it is the same name as the cave. In Tatev you can also see the many ancient temples and several other attractions at a once.
3. Mount Ararat
Mount Ararat is a pride of Armenia for his most famous peak. That is shared with the turkey. Big and small Ararat was divided. Where according to the legends Noah’s ark was stopped here after the great flood which is a matter of God. Nowadays everyone who is confident in their preparation and abilities can be climb by Ararat, Just buy the appropriate ticket and get permission from their higher authorities.
2. Zorats Karer
At first glance, thats is not an observatory to all but the blocks of stones in someone are placed incomprehensible to the modern people but it was well traced to order. A scientist has to organize that it is truly an observatory. It was located on the peaks of the mountain plateau near the city of Sisian. This complex included several standing stones, some of this with holes. Archaeologists thats have also found burial places of a corral of livestock, as well as it is a special arrangement of stones that will allow the tourist to observe the moon and sun.
1. Lake Sevan
The pearl of Armenia thats is located at the altitude of 1916meters from the above sea level with its green shores and clear water surrounded by the peaks of mountains. Sevan is also called one of the most beautiful mountain lakes in the world. The ancient American is also believed that God’s drink from the Sevan lake. Therefore they are treated with great trepidation. Todays there are more than 300 thousand people are live on this shores of the lake with the excellent condition that is created for the relaxation of tourist and the area of the lake are simply created to enjoy the nature. Therefore it is one of the top tourist attractions in Armenia.