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Culture Day in Yerevan

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Matenadaran: Museum of Ancient Manuscripts, Children’s Museum, Vernissage, Yerevan Ararat Brandy – Wine – Vodka Factory An excursion to the scientific library of MATENADARAN (Museum of Ancient Manuscripts) with a valuable collection of ancient Armenian manuscripts, the most ancient of which dates back to the 5th century. A visit to the worldwide famous unique Children’s [...]

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Matenadaran Museum

The Matenadaran (the depository in Armenian) is considered to be the center of Armenian spiritual culture, enlightenment and science – one of the world’s largest depositories of ancient manuscripts. The first reference to it dates from the 5th century. The matenadaran was then in Etchmiatsin Catholicosate, at the former capital of Armenia, Vagharshapat. The works [...]

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Armenian Architecture

Armenian architecture, a particularly rich part of the Armenian heritage, is widely recognized as a unique contribution to international architecture. The tradition of architectural engineering has ancient origins on the Armenian highlands. During the Urartian period of Armenian history (9th through 6th centuries B.C.), existing traditions were developed and perfected. The Urartians were noted for [...]