Armenia (map )– the land of rich 3500 year-old history, the mixture of ancient and modern, and the land of exciting
Armenia, Biblical country that was the first to adopt Christianity in 301 AD and according to the Bible, local
mythical Mountain Ararat is the resting place of Noah’s Ark, the pieces of which can be seen in the holy
city called Echmiatsin. One of the world’s ancient countries which is the house of the pre-Christian
Garni pagan temple built in 76 AD and many Christian churches stretching through the whole country for
cultural and historical tourism lovers.
One of the most famous countries housing some of UNESCO World Heritage sites exiting travelers tours to
Armenia and having Diaspora stretching through the whole globe.
Armenia has the longest 8 km-long ropeway called the Wings of Tatev stretching through the high mountains,
rich forests, and over the historical monastery called Tatev built in 9-th century.
Unique country proud of their cuisine, wine and cognac, traditional unique flatbread called lavash, rich fruits especially
world-known apricot, 5th century alphabet and of course with its map of Armenia looking like the “head of a woman”.
Armenia has special resorts for biking, hiking and trekking, paragliding, mountaineering, ski sports, snowboarding, rock
climbing, and many other sport types worth for adventurers planning tours to Armenia.
And at last, city of modernity, Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, is the crossroad of the old and new attracts youth
and elders by its history, buildings, fountain games, summer nights, and hospitable people.
Armenia has famousness in the whole world by the inventors, singers, composers, artists, actors and painters that you
don’t even know that they are Armenians , follow us to the list below to recognize some of them.
Raymond Damadian - Inventor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Machine
Luther Simjian – Inventor of ultrasound and author to more than 200 other inventions
Victor Hambardzumyan – Scientist, one of the founders of theoretical astrophysics
Cher (Cherliyn Sarkisian) – singer, actress, entertainer
Krzysztof Penderecki – Composer and conductor
Arthur Bulbulian – Inventor of oxygen mask
System Of A Down – Rock band
Jivan Gasparyan – Duduk player, composer
Charles Aznavour – Singer, songwriter, actor, public activist and diplomat
Levon Aronyan – Chess grandmaster
Arthur Abraham – Proffessional boxer
Alexis Ohanian – Interpleneur co-founder of Reddit
Oscar H. Banker (Asatour Saratian) – Inventor of automatic transmission
Emik Avakian – Inventor of motorized wheelchair
Hovhannes Adamian – Pioneer of color TV
Atom Egoyan – Stage and film director
Sergei Parajanov – Film director and artist
Christopher Ter Serobyan – Inventor of the dollar paint
Kirk Kerkorian – Real estate and movie studio mogul philanthropist