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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...

Armenian Wines

Armenian Wines

Armenia has always been the birthplace of wine and grapes, as with over 400 rare varieties of grapes grow on the territory of Armenia. The unique climatic conditions of Armenia contributed to the active development of winemaking. The Ararat plain and mountain valleys are distinguished...

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...

Bookstore "Luys": Old Yerevan Bookstore You Would Love To Visit

Yerevan Bookstore "Luys"

In the early 40s of the last century, at the end of the current Mashtots Avenue (formerly Stalin Avenue), a small tobacco shop appeared. It was unusually and picturesquely decorated with carved and painted furniture, and surprisingly, almost eight decades have passed, but the interior...

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

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...