Full of serene and untouched beauty, travel Armenia and experience the lush forests, rocky highlands and the exotic turquoise Sevan Lake. Armenia is a historic country with famous monasteries and other remote regions to explore and enjoy. The country is renowned across the world for Yerevan’s artistic scenes and the beautiful Mediterranean natural beauty. Yerevan is the largest city and also the capital of the country.
A very historic country, Armenia is one and the only country that has its mention in the 3,000 years old world maps of Anatolia. Armenia also became the first Christian country in the world that accepted Christianity as its religion over 1,700 years earlier, in 301 AD. As a result of its rich heritage, the country has a rich culture and is known for its great hospitable people.
Landlocked from all its sides, Armenia has Turkey on its west, Azerbaijan in the east, Iran in the South and Georgia in the North. The country spreads across 29,800sq.km and is centered about the lush Ararat Valley. As much as 5% of the country’s land space is covered by the majestic Sevan Lake, while more than about 200 small streams and rivers pass through the beautiful country of Armenia.
These high mountains and the beautiful rivers together give Armenia several micro climates that further add magic to the lush beauty of the country. So, when you travel Armenia, the sensuous landscapes of the country be ready to be surprised with its ecstatic beauty.
Armenia is also famous for its range of ancient religious monasteries. Some of these ancient historic monuments are built in incredible places like Noravank, Haghpat, Tatev, Geghard and Haghartsin. These tourist places are worth a visit, especially if you are a lover of precious and ancient monasteries.
Visiting these candle lit churches and the walled forts is like taking a walk back in the past. On the other hand, you can comfort yourself with the lavish lodgings offered by a chain of exotic hotels and restaurants. So, make sure you have plans to travel Armenia in your must visit places across the world.