WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL TO ARMENIA
Armenia – the country of old legends and Biblical stories. To visit Armenia is to travel back in history and feel the spirit of more than 41 centuries. Experience first hand the “country sheltered by Biblical Ararat” home of Noah’s Ark; the land where human kind was reborn. Armenia offers a little something for every person. Rich with 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. There are so many sights in this small and sunny country that even a couple of months are not enough to see it. There is the temple Garni, monasteries in Geghard and Haghartsin, one of the greatest observatories in Byurakan, Ejmiatsin, Khor Virap, Amberd, and the Lake Sevan: this is the least that Armenia can offer the world. Armenia is the oldest civilization with a young heart.
1. Armenia is quite affordable to visit. The prices on food at restaurants and hotels are quite reasonable.
2. Experience Armenian Hospitality . The hospitality of the Armenian people is well known. In Armenia, any reason could be an excuse for celebration. You will frequently find yourself in the midst of a celebratory event, where the many courses of homemade food, drinks, and music are never ending and continually offered. The offerings are symbols of friendship, and must never be refused. The warm hospitality is part of the Armenian tradition and belief of sharing what we have with sincerity.
3. Taste Armenian Wine and Brandy. Wine-making in Armenia has a very ancient history. This fact is proven by the recent archeological excavation in the caves of Areni village, where the oldest winery in the world was found. Armenia is also famous for its brandy. Armenian cognac, in particular, is renowned worldwide (winner of several awards), and was considered by the late British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, as his favorite
4. Ride the Wings of Tatev. Wings of Tatev is the aerial tramway. It is recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest reversible cableway in the world (5752 m), and is the shortest and most impressive route to mystic and beautiful Tatev Monastery. During the 12 minute ride to Tatev Monastery, you can enjoy unbelievable and breathtaking views of Armenian nature, an old monastic complex deep in the gorge below, the devil’s bridge and the underlying gushing river with its pools of healing waters, to name a few.
5. Excellent opportunity for family holidays. Are you planning a visit to Armenia with your family? Excellent! For a good rest with children there are plenty of options to choose from – many cafes and entertainment centers, a modern city zoo and aqua park with water attractions. In Armenia, there is a special attitude towards children, therefore, without any doubt, in any public institution all possible facilities will be offered to you for a comfortable. (special highchair, “children’s” menu, etc.).
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