GEO Russia Magazine presents a photo-story about Armenia. Author of the photo-story is Karen Mirzoyan.
One hundred years ago, the genocide of the Armenians in Ottoman Turkey scattered people across the planet. Now their grandchildren back home – to remake the country in their own way… (Блудный американский правнук – GEO)
Armenia and Ararat. Gregory Seferyan from USA works as a volunteer in the village Arevshat near Yerevan city.
In the amphitheatre of TUMO center of creative technologies student are watching films and listen to lectures by celebrities from abroad.
Architectural Complex Cascade in the center of Yerevan city. From its height visible sculptures by Botero – Columbian architect, which gave the city Armenian millionaire from Brooklyn, New York.
Two villagers who sell mushrooms at the side of the road from Yerevan to Tatev, first of all interested where the author of the report share out their photos – a “Facebook” or “Odnoklassniki”.
Goris (in Syunik region of Armenia) town with 20 thousand inhabitants – a staging post on the way to Nagorno-Karabakh, the Azerbaijani enclave of Nakhichevan and the Iranian border. Near – field of volcanic pillars (“Armenian Cappadocia”) and Karahunj (“Armenian Stonehenge”).
Former neurosurgeon from Berlin Shahen Zeytuntsyan built in provincial Goris town first hotel. But the old building is not enough to accommodate all the tourists.
Aerial tramway (ropeway) “Wings of Tatev” in the air: road of 5.7 km at an altitude of 360 meters above Vorotan gorge.
Devil’s Bridge at the bottom of Vorotan Gorge – a natural isthmus of the mountain stream – confusing everyone who goes on it. River dive right under the bridge, but it follows from the side.
Architect Meruzhan Minasian, a native of Iran, has transformed the ruins of an ancient oil mills at Tatev Monastery in interactive museum.
The mountain ranges occupy 47 percent of the country. The average height above sea level in Armenia – 1800 meters
Types of Ararat – hit sales in Yerevan’s “Vernisage”, where the majority of customers are recent immigrants or Armenians from abroad
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