Armenian cuisine and food

Armenian cuisine is considered one of the oldest in Asia and the oldest in the Transcaucasus. Its characteristic features were formed during the millennia BC enriched over the centuries. The climate and other geographical factors play a great role in the quality and exceptional taste of the food in Armenia. The food is very nutritious.  The festive table is usually so abundant with different dishes, salads and desserts that you can impress your guests. It is impossible to imagine an Armenian table without a bunch of cilantro, tarragon, parsley, dill, coriander, cardamine, basil, lemon balm and chives. In Armenia one can find many kinds of sweet fruit: apricot, pomegranate, apple, pear, grape, cherry, peach, plum, quince, fig, melon, watermelon, cornices, black and white mulberry, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, blackberry, rosehip and much more. Apricot certainly is much more for Armenians than just a fruit. It also symbolizes the lower band of the Armenian tricolor (red, blue, apricot color).

The world’s longest aerial tramway

To arrive to the “Tatev Wings", you should ride the world’s longest aerial tramway (5.7km), which will take you to the huge monastic complex of Tatev (10th century), indeed a fairy-tale fortress – monastery nestled on a promontory surrounded by deep gorges.

Yerevan day and night life

To visit one of the world’s ancient continuously inhabited cities – Yerevan, the pink-colored capital of Armenia founded in 782 B.C. It’s called so because most of its building were built by the local pink rock (tuff) quarried in Armenia. Erebuni (Yerevan) fortress is 29years older than Rome. 

Rapidly developing infrastructure, in Yerevan you can find a good service for reasonable prices. This historical city becomes quite another place of ineterst during the night. Bars, Discotecs and casinos are waiting for you to enjoy and have unforgettable time. What the tourists mostly like when they visit Armenia is the secure atmosphere even at 2p.m. in the morning walking along the streets of Yerevan.

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