A traveller interested in exploring different cultures, their history and art should visit this tiny country which is situated in between East and West and the name of which is Armenia.
First time Arminiya as the name of a country and Armina as the name of the nation is mentioned in a cuneiform inscription of Persian king Dareh 1 (522-486 B.C.), and in the 5th century B.C. Armenia for the first time appear on a Babylonian World map.
Armenia frequently is called an open-air museum. Over 5,000 monuments, all the way from prehistoric cave paintings, stonehenges (karahunj in Armenian), irrigational systems and fortresses to Medieval monasteries and secular buildings and khachkars which survived to our days are scattered all over modern Armenia.
The English poet Byron wrote “there is no other land in the world so full of wonders as the land of Armenians…”
To mention just a few of these wonders: Garni temple of the Hellenistic period (1st century A.D), Edjmiadzin monastery built after the adoption of Christianity in 301, St. Hripsime church (7th century), Zvartnots (7th century), Geghard monastery carved in rock (13th century),etc… Read more

Interactive Map of Armenia

Discovering the Forgotten Holy Land

Armenian Churches

Loving, and Maybe Exploiting, Armenia

Armenian language east vs west…