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Armenia - The Best City In Colombia

Armenia Columbia

Armenia is one of the cleanest and most beautiful cities in Colombia. The city was founded on October 14, 1889 by a group of Armenian immigrants and named after the first country to adopt Christianity as its official religion, and the place known as Heaven...

How An Armenian Opened The First Coffeehouse In Prague

Georgies Deodatus

Do you ever wonder where the first cup of coffee was in Prague, or how it even got there? No one could even imagine that one day, a penniless but resourceful Armenian Georgies Deodatus would make coffee accessible to everyone, also teaching people the right...

The Armenian Arakha - The Last King Of Babylon

Armenian Arakha

The last independent King of Babylon was an Armenian named Arakha, the son of Haldita, also known as Nebuchadnezzar IV. On the famous rock of Behistun in Iran there is an inscription by Darius I, which tells about the uprising of Arakha and the subsequent...

Marmashen Monastery

Marmashen Monastery

The 10th century Marmashen Monastery is located 10 km northwest of the city of Gyumri, in the valley of the Akhuryan River, far from the settlements, in the midst of nature in the Shirak Province of Armenia. The monastery is considered one of the most...

Medieval Jewish Cemetery In Yeghegis

Jewish cemetery in Yeghegis

It will seem surprising to you, but in the gorges of the Yeghegis Mountains there is a medieval Jewish cemetery. About 70 tombstones have been preserved in this cemetery, some of which have inscriptions in Hebrew or Aramaic. The tombstones have been crafted in a...