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Armenia

The first christian state

Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as a state religion in 301.

Ancient observatory

On the territory of Armenia  is situated the only pagan temple Garni, the observatory Karahunge, which is 3500 years older than Stonehenge and 3000 years older than the Egyptian pyramid.

UNESCO world heritage site

There are many objects in Armenia belonging to the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List:

• Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

• Cathedral and Churches of Echmiadzin

• The Archaeological Site of Zvartnots

• Monastery of Geghard

• The Upper Azat Valley

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