In 2018 December 21 the lights of the new Christmas tree of Yerevan (the capital of Armenia) were lit. The sum spent on the main Christmas tree of Yerevan municipality became a hot topic for discussion. The price of the Christmas tree is $144.000 and it includes the transfer, 1500 toys, more than 200 km lights.
Armenia has one of the oldest civilizations in the world and all the people know about that. The article of the Australian edition of Luxury Travel represented 5 places which tourists should visit in 2019 and the list is headed by Armenia.
Winter Tours in Armenia 2019 will be a real fairy tale if you just visit Armenia! Armenia is a very beautiful land full of the mixture of ancient and new architecture.
All nations celebrate New Year holidays in their own way, with special traditions, legends and customs. New year in Armenian culture is a symbol of renewal and rethinking of the past. The celebration of the New Year in Armenia still bears some old traditions and is a mixture of new and old.
Garni is one of the most favourite tourist spots in Armenia. It is too comfortable to visit Garni as it is situated near Yerevan (some 30-40 minutes from the city centre). Symphony of stones is one of the attractions of Garni. In the Kotayk region, not far from the village Garni, there is the Azat gorge, which is famous for the “Symphony of Stones” - the result of volcanic flows. The scientific name of this geological formation is columnar separation.
Karahunj (Zorats Karer) is a lot like the famous Stonehenge although it is much older (nearly 3500 years) than the Stonehenge itself. Let’s learn more about this mysterious place in Armenia.
Armenia is among the safest countries in the world. Armenians are too peaceful and too kind. Even Armenian Velvet Revolution, which took place in 2018, was without a single death.
New Year celebration in Armenia lasts for 13 days - up to and including the old New Year of Armenia. Armenian New Year is full of various symbols, traditions, customs, and traditional Armenian New Year dishes are among the elements of traditions and customs.
January 1 is a new calendar year, and the Armenian Church celebrates January 6 as a Christmas holiday. The Catholic Church celebrates this feast on December 25.
Armenian church can boast one of the most mysterious relics in the world—a holy object from the deepest roots of Christianity which is the Holy Lance of Geghard. Let’s learn more about the sacred lance and holy lance feast in Armenia.