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Armenia with its native name Hayk that was extended to Hayastan later belongs to the travel destination where tourism sector is just developing. Armenia tourism is a promising sphere but entertainment infrastructure has only started to develop. There is a good basis for it. Unique historical sights attract attention and people from other continents visit Armenia to study extraordinary culture of this country. You will remember Armenia tour for the whole life because you are going to have experience here you will hardly find in some other place. Armenia tours include the most popular destinations, such as Lake Sevan, which is the biggest lake located in the mountains. Tourists come here to see Mount Ararat – the place where Noah’s Ark landed in the ancient times. Though Ararat is situated in Turkey, Armenia is located in the shades of this mountain. The picturesque views of mountains will make your stay unforgettable.

When you start your tour you begin it with Yerevan, Armenia capital. Half a million tourists come here annually so you can make sure that the government cared about the development of infrastructure in the capital of Armenia. Your Armenian holidays will become great as many cultural venues satisfy people with different interests and demands. During your travel Yerevan offers many interesting sites for you. Visit Republic Square, which is the main square of Yerevan. Every Armenia tourist should start his tour about the country from here. You will see the luxury of Marriott hotel on it, the governmental buildings and the Art Gallery.

Lovers of opera will be amazed to see magnificent Opera House. When it was constructed it was modeled after Dresden SemperOper, but it includes not only Opera and Ballet theatre, but the Khachaturian Concert Hall as well.

If you want to prolong your cultural tour Armenia Cascades, Sculpture park museum presents sculptures of famous artists for you. The park actually belongs to Cafesjian Museum.

There are a lot of other sites that are recommended for you in Armenia travel guide, but if you are at a loss where to go in Armenia Yerevan guide can come to rescue. The tour expert from Yerevan travel agency will arrange exactly what is needed for you with regards of your individual interests.

Travel to Armenia to see UNESCO world heritage sites. Monasteries in Haghpat and Sanahin are referred to them. You can make a trip to that place or you can go to Upper Azat Valley and Geghard to see ancient buildings there.

Armenia country has rich interesting culture and though Armenia tourismo experiences many problems it is still on the rise. It mainly happened thanks to big investments into tourism of Armenia and thanks to modern airport which was equipped in accordance with the latest requirements. Thanks to multiples measures that were taken in the 90-s of the last century tourism in Armenia became one of the main economy sectors.

The growth of tourism began in 2000 and since that time it is steadily growing. Now you have a chance to make your tour. Armenia is waiting for you!

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Vanadzor

Geographic location In the north-eastern part of the Republic of Armenia,between mountain chains of Pambak and Bazum, where Tandzut and Pambak rivers merge, at the height of 1 350 meters above the sea level, spreads a beautiful town of Vanadzor that has about 130 000 inhabitants.  The distance from Yerevan, capital of the Republic, is [...]

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State Engineering university of Armenia (SEUA)

VANADZOR CAMPUS University history The Vanadzor branch of State Engineering University of Armenia (formerly – State Polytechnic Institute) was founded in 1959. Specialities and forms of education. In 1959 the first students in the following specialities were: Machine – building technology, Metal cutting machines and tools Technology of inorganic materials began to be trained. Evening [...]

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Vanadzor Branch of Armenian Union Artists

Vanadzor branch was founded in 1974. The general meeting of the branch elects its president, responsible secretary and exhibiting working group. Today the branch involves 50 members, 20 of whom are members of Artists Union. Many of them have had individual exhibitions, not only in our town but also in a number of countries abroad.

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Stepanavan

Stepanavan, a small town with a population of 18,000 people, is located in the Lori Region. Including 18 surrounding villages, the population of the Stepanavan area totals 26,000. Stepanavan’s educational facilities include six secondary schools, one agricultural college, two universities, two music schools, one art school, two sports schools, a cultural center, and the “Stepanavan [...]

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State Puppet Theatre of Lori in Vanadzor

Vanadzor State Puppet Theatre was founded in 1993 by Sergey Melikian. On March 1, 1994, the first play, “The dog and the cat” by Tumanian was performed on the stage of the theatre.

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Lori regional administration

The territorial policy as well as the coordination of Services of the State Territorial Executive Bodies (SSTEB) is implemented by the Governor, through the functional subdivisions of Marzpetaran (Regional Administration). The department of LSG Bodies and Coordination of SSTEB is responsible for the link between the Marzpetaran and the LSG and controls the implementation of [...]

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Vanadzor State Ensemble

The ensamble was created in 1958, on the basis of the State Cultural Club vocal dance group named after Ghukas Ghukasyan. Ensemble that had a rich history including international events: Winner of competitions in Poland and former Soviet countries, several trips Poland (twice), Germany, participation in anniversaries of 100 years of Gomitas and Toumanyan, as [...]

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State Dramatic Theatre after Hovhannes Abelian

Vanadzor State Dramatic Theatre named after Hovhannes Abelian was founded in 1931. In the initial period of activity it consisted mainly of members of local theatric groups and students of Tbilisi Armenian Theatre studio. The first play performed on its stage was “Outburst” by Yanovskiy (director Ash-Mat, scene-painter K. Minasian). Casting of the theatre included [...]

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Vanadzor School of Art

Vanadzor Art School was founded in 1975 by artists Martiros Saryan, Hakob Kojoyan and sculptor Ara Sargsian. It is considered the second oldest school in the republic after Merkurov Art School in Gyumri. The school has participated in a number of exhibitions in Brazil, India, Argentine, Europe and former Soviet countries. It was rewarded the [...]

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International University of Lori

Historical essay International University of Lori (formerly Vanadzor Branch of Ivanteev University) was founded in 1995. In the initial period there were 4 faculties: juridical foreign languages (the English language, translation/interpretation) economical biological Specialized laboratories, a library, computer service were available at the University. Teaching process was realized by highly qualified staff of professors and [...]