Armenia as well as Iran, China, Greece, Egypt and Japan, belongs to the world`s oldest countries, which survived for many thousands of years. The capital of Armenia Yerevan is 29 years older than Rome.
Armenia was the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as its state religion. The Holy Lance, also known as the Lance of Longinus, that pierced the side of Jesus, is preserved in Echmiadzin, the religious capital of the country.
Mount Ararat is a national symbol of Armenia. The mountain is depicted on the coat of arms of Armenia. The mountain Ararat is where Noah’s Ark landed after the Great Flood.
Lake Sevan, freshwater lake in Armenian highland, is the largest freshwater lake in Caucasus. It is the biggest source of fresh water for the region.
«Country of stones», so they call Armenia. It is an open-air-museum. The mountain landscape of the country has determined the specific attribute of its architecture. Travelling to Armenia is travelling back to the roots of civilization.
Armenian hospitality knows no bounds. It is the most stable tradition and Armenian attitude towards life passed down from generation to generation. While travelling through the country you will face an amazing kindness of local people.
It was Armenian territory where the first vineyards and wine-making have originated. Armenian cognac is a well-known and respected drink all over the word. It was one of the favourite hot drinks of Winston Churchill.
National cuisine is a part of a national culture, which preserves not only the history of a nation, but also its mentality, spirit and character. Food tasting is a part of any travelling. The benefits of the Armenian cuisine are its organic and all-natural food.