When you are thinking about having a vacation, Armenia is not of the countries that will come into your mind when you are deciding where to go. However, Armenia is one of the most amazing countries in the world, and you need to visit it. If you are one of the people who like discovering the beauty of new countries, keep on reading as we guide you through the top things to do in Armenia.

Visit the ancient churches & ruins

Carmencitta Magazine - Top Things To Do In Armenia 1Armenia was one of the first countries that had adopted Christianity religion back in the 301AD (more than 1,700 oyears ago!). In fact, most of the churches that were built back then, have been restored. Moreover, today, the government gives you the ability to visit the sites of these inspiring millennium old monasteries. When you are there, you will be able to recognize the big amount of rich history of these churches that dates way back into the past.

Carmencitta Magazine - Top Things To Do In Armenia 2Indulge in the delicious local cuisine

 

Once you are there, you need to visit Cross of Unity restaurant in Echimiazin. In fact, this restaurant allows children to attend art classes for free, and gives people with disabilities the opportunity to work there in order to earn a living. Moreover, the restaurant offers excellent local food such as Morash (shredded chicken mixed with green peas) and Kyufta (handmade sausage beef, grains and sauteed mushrooms).

Carmencitta Magazine - Top Things To Do In Armenia 4Drink the famous Armenian coffee

The thing that makes Armenian coffee taste so good, and so different than all other coffees, is its preparation method. Moreover, in order to prepare it, they crush the coffee beans, add water to it, and then heat it in a special Armenian coffee pot where it’s narrower at the top. Once the coffee mixture start to rise and foam, it’s ready for drinking!