With more than 10,000 caves in the country, there's a cave for every history enthusiast or adventure seeker in Armenia. Learn about ancient civilizations and experience the thrill of exploring natural formations.
One of the remaining structures of evidence of ancient Armenian history is its fortresses. Many of Armenia’s fortresses were destroyed by the enemy or by earthquakes, but there are several fortresses that survived and that are able to be visited today.
June 9, 1992 is the date on which Armenia became one of the member states of UNESCO. As of July 2016, 1,052 sites are listed in the world heritage list: 814 cultural, 203 natural, and 35 mixed properties, within the 165 state parties. Armenia, with its 29,743 square kilometer territory, has a rather long list.
Armenia - rich with culture and traditions preserved for centuries. While some traditions date back thousands of years, like its people, they have evolved to befit the modern age and are still celebrated today. The culture of Armenia encompasses many elements that are based on the geography, language, faith, literature, architecture, dance, and music of the people.
The Armenian landscape, defined by its mountains, and consisting of seven different climate zones, is the ultimate destination for those who are inspired and invigorated by the great outdoors.
“Guest in a house- three days he’s a guest, on the forth - he’s a younger brother”. Hospitality is one of the brightest features of the culture of Armenian people. Guest is always offered the best of what there is in the house, the attention of the hosts is concentrated solely on him/her; he/she is surrounded by the cordial atmosphere.
Nightlife in Yerevan is pulsating. It is brimming with old, young, tourists and locals alike. It’s a fusion of the old and new, the ballet and the jazz club, the theater and the cafe, old traditions and new trends. It is the ultimate blend of a modern, global soiree with an Armenian twist.
Armenian food derives most of its magic from the great abundance, quality, and freshness of its locally sourced ingredients. Experiencing Armenia means trying all of the delicious meals it has to offer. Whether it's in a modern restaurant, a fast food spot, or a traditional home cooked meal – Armenia has many tasty foods to satisfy your tastebuds.
Along with man, deities and religions came into the world. Armenia, as one of the most ancient countries, not only has an ancient culture and rich history, but also ancient religious history, dating back centuries -- Christianity from 301 AD, and prehistoric pagan religions dating back centuries, BC.
Whatever your interest may be, Armenia has a befitting festival or event! Armenians love to celebrate. To that end, we create events to help us celebrate moments, traditions, life. Join us to explore the culture and traditions at the nearest event!