Armenia is an ancient land of culture and it offers a little something for every traveler .
Armenia is full of historical churches, monasteries, monuments, and magnificent masonry, this country that was the first to adopt Christianity and proclaim it as its state religion in 301 AD is a unique treasure for those interested in great events. It is believed that it was the home of Noah.
If your interests is in nature, the beautiful Armenian Plateau ( the chain of mountains in Armenia which is situated in the Alps-Himalayan mountain system) with hidden lakes, including the mysterious Lake Sevan, waterfalls, rivers, springs, valleys, highlands and rich forests, clearly evidence the miracles of nature.
The geography of the land and the man-made wonders of centuries old architecture, churches and monasteries, ruins bring to life the history of one of the world’s most ancient land of culture. Armenia served as a cross road of the East and West for 10 centuries as a bridge between Asia and Europe.
Recommended way of travel to Armenia - Armenia Heritage Trail
Armenia Heritage Trail is one of the very nice and easy way to travel to Armenia and experience its beauty and culture. the Armenia Heritage Trail is a suggested itinerary of places which takes you on an approximate chronological tour of the long and rich history of Armenia.
Places to see in Armenia
After opting to for Armenia Heritage Trail your trip will start from Yerevan, heads almost straight up to the northern border, then loops back to Yerevan from the east. You can see these beautiful place of Armenia while on this tour. Some of them are here-
Erebuni is a district of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. It is situated southeast of the city centre where Erebuni Fortress is located. The name of Yerevan itself is derived from Erebuni.
Khosrov Forest State
There is a fascinating deep Cave in Khosrov forest state. It reveals the pre-Christian inhabitation.
It is a beautiful first century roman temple located in Garni village.
It is used to be the ruiend capital of old Armenia.
These are Two extensive UNESCO World Heritage Site monasteries in villages overlooking the Debed canyon.
Monastery of Tatev
The Monastery of Tatev is a 9th century Armenian monastery located in the Tatev village in Syunik Province in southern Armenia
It is said that once a little boy named Dili was lost in the forest. His mother was looking for him for a long time crying Dili jan (dear)! Dili jan! After that the place was called Dilijan. Dilijan is one of the heavenly places of Armenia.
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