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KHOR VIRAP, TOLMA FESTIVAL, DVIN

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Yerevan Card

Tel: +37412223322
Address: 2 Abovyan, Yerevan, ARMENIA
E-mail: info@yerevancard.com
Category: Regular
Days: 1
Date: May 20, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Starting price: 7000 AMD
KHOR VIRAP, TOLMA FESTIVAL, DVIN KHOR VIRAP, TOLMA FESTIVAL, DVIN

Khor Virap

The Khor Virap is an Armenian monastery built in 642. The most interesting fact about this monastery is the fact that and was built of the former prison, where the first is the patron saint and first official head of the Armenian Apostolic Church - Gregory the Illuminator was imprisoned for 13 years by Armenian King. Also, it’s the closest point to the Mount Ararat from Armenia.

Dolma Festival

The Dolma Festival in Armenia is an annual festival, also known as Uduli, that is held annually near the city of Armavir, Armenia. It began in 2011 and focuses on the appreciation of Armenian cuisine, especially dolma, a traditional Armenian dish made of ground beef, lamb and spices wrapped in grape leaves, cabbage leaves and vegetables.

During the festival, you can taste Armenian dishes, dolma, listen to Armenian music and dance Armenian dances.

Dvin Ruins

Dvin was a large city and the capital of early medieval Armenia. According to UNESCO, Dvin housed a 6th-century BC fortress. Dvin was one of the biggest commercial cities in the region. International traders also took up temporary residence as the city was located on the well-established trade routes between China, India, Persia, and the Mediterranean. Imported goods included silk, spices, medicines, and gems while the major exports were horses, grain, wine, oil, metals, and textiles.


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1 Khor Virap
  One-day tour in Armenia is the best way to explore Armenian cuisine, culture, and history. During 9 hours you will see the Armenian monastery, taste Armenian famous dishes made by locals and professionals, see Armenian dances, listen to the magnetic Armenian music and view the Ruins of the Ancient capital of Armenia – Dvin, built in 335.

Updated: 18:31 May 15, 2018 | Views: 70

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