Armenia

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Armenia

  1. 1. Armenia is one of the oldest countries on Earth, its rich history apparent at every turn, from the capital city of Yerevan to the outskirts of the nation. It survived the Roman Empire, Alexander the Great,the Armenian Genocide in 1915 and dozens of other attempts at conquest - remaining largely independent throughout itshistory. Armenia was also among the first post-Soviet countries to readily embrace capitalism, which served to improve somewhat the standard of living. Orthodox Armenia
  2. 2. Noravanq
  3. 3. Geghar monastery
  4. 4. Geghard Monastery was built in 1215
  5. 5. Ararat Mountain and KhorVirap Monastery
  6. 6. Lake Sevan is one of the largest high-altitude lakes in the world (covering 5% of Armenia)
  7. 7. Garni Temple - This temple was constructed over 2,000 years ago
  8. 8. Crystallized basalt cliffs in the Garni Gorge
  9. 9. Akhtala Orthodox Monastery
  10. 10. Haghartsin Monsatery, in the Tavush region of Armenia, was built in the late 13th Century
  11. 11. Haghbat Monastery (10th - 13th Century)
  12. 12. Yerevan Opera House
  13. 13. Mount Ararat
  14. 14. Yerevan
  15. 15. Cathedral of Etchmiadzin
  16. 16. Fountain show on Repubic Square, Yerevan, Armenia
  17. 17. Armenian Government Building in Yerevan Music : Gregorian song

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