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Sergei Parajanov Museum

Sergei Parajanov Museum

When traveling in Armenia, you should definitely visit the Parajanov Museum, which is one of the most popular museums in Yerevan. Parajanov was a Soviet Armenian film director, screenwriter and artist who made significant contributions to world cinema with his films such as “Shadows of...

Khorovats - The Star Of Armenian Cuisine

Khorovats

Khorovats is the name of the Armenian barbecue, and it is the most common dish of Armenian cuisine, offered in restaurants, at family holidays both in Armenia and among Armenians around the world. Traditionally, in Armenia, pork is used for the preparation of khorovats, less...

Spas - Armenian yogurt soup (Tanapoor)

Spas

This is a soup from the classic Armenian cuisine, and it's made with yogurt and wheat berries, often seasoned with mint or cilantro. Spas is perfect belly warmer for a cold day, and many enjoyed chilled spas at the height of Armenian summer, when the...

Dolma: The Soul Of Armenian Cuisine

Armenian dolma

Dolma is considered the most cherished Armenian dish and is a must if you ever find yourself in Armenia. When the Dolma's are arranged on a plate, with the tasty aroma spreading in the room - no one can resist it!...

The Armenian Letter Art

Armenian Letter Art

Did you know, that the "Armenian letter art and its cultural expressions" are included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity? "Armenian letter art and its cultural expressions" constitutes the centuries-old art of Armenian letters, Armenian scripts, the rich culture...

Azat Reservoir

Azat Reservoir

The Azat Jrambar is a reservoir close to Yerevan, located in Ararat Province, above the village of Lanjazat, with amazing views of Mount Ararat. The lake sits at around 1,050 meters above sea level, surrounded by the Yeranos Mountains....

Alain Prost - The Fastest Armenian In The World

Alain Prost

Alain Prost is a French racing driver of Armenian descent. A four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion Prost won more titles than any driver save Juan Manuel Fangio and Michael Schumacher. From 1987 until 2001 Prost held the record for most Grand Prix victories. In...

Khash: The King Of Armenian Table

Khash

Khash is one of the most popular Armenian dishes, eaten mostly in the cold season. It is cooked by boiling bovine shanks for long hours until the tendon falls off the bones, and the water becomes a thick broth. The cooking and consumption Khash is...

Ghavurma: How The Ancient Armenians Preserved Meat

Ghavurma

Another must-have dish worth trying while on vacation in Armenia is Beef Ghavurma. The preliminary preparation of this dish is complex and multi-stage, therefore Ghavurma has a completely unique taste. Ghavurma is most often served as an independent dish - before serving, the meat is...