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Old Bridge Of Sanahin: Unesco World Heritage Site

Old Bridge Of Sanahin

Sanahin Bridge, built in 1195 over the heavy waves of the river Debed, is one of the significant architectural compositions of medieval Armenia. The structure was built by order of Armenian queen Vaneni, the sister of Zakare and Ivane Zakaryan. Owing to its firmness...

Harissa: The National Dish Of Armenians


Harissa is an Armenian national meat dish, which in its appearance resembles a stew made from cracked wheat and poultry meat. Harissa is associated with the events of the Armenian Genocide in Turkey in 1915, when six Armenian villages on the Mediterranean coast in Ottoman...

Armenian Inventors That Changed The World

Armenian Inventors That Changed The World

There is not a field, in which Armenian men and women don’t succeed. Their skills and advanced knowledge have made our world a much better place. Look around, there might be some inventions which you’d never guess were made by Armenians! Here is the some...

Tjvjik: Armenian Classic


Considered a delicacy in some Armenian villages, originally, Tjvjik was made by frying pieces of beef liver with large amounts of chopped onions that have been seasoned only with salt and pepper. Today, the dish is made with additional ingredients that include tomatoes (grated or...

St. Nicholas The Miracle Worker Russian Orthodox Church

St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church

The St. Nicholas the Miracle Worker Russian Orthodox Church was built in 1846 by Ukrainian Cossacks from the regions of Poltava and Chernigov, who settled in Armenia in the early 19th century. The Church has been shut since the 1988 Spitak Earthquake. Registered as a...

Souvenirs To Buy In Armenia & Where To Find Them

Armenian Souvenirs

The common question that tourists usually ask is "What to buy in Armenia?" If you want to savor an authentic shopping experience in Armenia - Yerevan’s Vernissage market is right up your alley. Another great place to buy art and souvenirs in Yerevan is the...

Armenian Tonir BBQ: The Sun In The Ground

Armenian Tonir BBQ

Everyone knows, that the Sun was an ancient symbol of Armenians. But not many people know that the Armenians also have the Sun symbol in the ground. That is the Armenian Tonir - from time immemorial the tonir was worshiped by Armenians like other...

Charles Aznavour (1924-2018)

Charles Aznavour

Arguably, the most famous Armenian of his time, Charles Aznavour was a French-Armenian singer, lyricist, actor and diplomat. In a career as a composer, singer and songwriter, spanning over 70 years, he recorded more than 1,200 songs interpreted in 9 languages. Moreover, he wrote or...