Armenia is a name you don’t often see in travel itineraries. A country with an intriguing past and a culture so rich that it may put several other popular nations to shame, Armenia is a hidden gem. It is located between Asia and Europe. Home to four UNESCO World Heritage sites, Armenia makes a considerable amount of money via tourism. Around half a million people visit the country annually, with most tourists coming from Russia, Georgia, Europe, Iran and the United States. (ALSO SEE 21 stunningly beautiful pictures of Switzerland that will leave you enchanted) Its medieval monasteries and breathtaking landscapes are what make Armenia a land worth exploring. The capital city of Yerevan is a marvelous spot for all kinds of travelers and provides a window to Armenian history, culture and architecture. These stunning photos of Armenia show why it a wonderful holiday destination worth exploring. Also Read - UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier: Andorra Anthem Played Before Albania Match, Organisers Apologise to Armenia | WATCH VIDEO

Sevanavank Monastery on Armenia’s Sevan Peninsula


Armenia – Beautiful landscape

Bright buildings of Yerevan

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A brandy factory in Yerevan

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Medieval Sanahin monastery in Lori region


Noratus Cemetery in Gegharkunik Province – one of Armenia’s most prominent religious landmarks


Republic Square and national Armenia Museum of Art and History in Yerevan


The Sevan temple complex on the peninsula of the Lake Sevan


Old Sevanavank church in Sevan


The ancient Haghartsin monastery near Dilijan


Yerevan landscape with Ararat mountain in the background


Magnificent Tatev monastery in Armenia


St. Gregory the Illuminator in the Yerevan city center


13th century Haghartsin monastery near Dilijan in the Tavush Province of Armenia


Medieval church overlooking sunrise over Mount Ararat in Armenia


The ancient Armenian church Khor Virap with Ararat in the background


Armenia may not be as glorified as the popular destinations of Europe and Asia but it truly is a precious jewel worth visiting at least once in a lifetime. Its history that is reflected in its monasteries and the rugged natural beauty of its landscapes are bound to stay with you for your entire life. NOW SEE 12 stunning photos of Ireland that will instantly calm you down!

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