Art and Culture

Music
Through its various geographical alterations and different influences throughout its history, Armenia has always had a long-lasting musical tradition, where one may find at first folk music, classical and religious, as well as relatively recent trends in jazz.

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Gastronomy and Wine Tasting

Culinary Specialties
Armenian cuisine is characterized by its diversity, forged throughout the course of its history. Mainly influenced by its neighbors (the Middle East, Greece, Iran), the Armenian cuisine has itself influenced the neighboring countries as well, including Syria and Lebanon.

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Handicrafts

Tapestry
The art of Armenian tapestry covers several centuries and is a part of the Caucasian tapestry art. It has been only in the eighth century that the existence of the art of Armenian carpets has been documentally attested.

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Nature and Ecotourism

Geology and Volcanology
Armenia, often called "The Stone country," consists of plateaus and very high mountain ridges, which together form the Lesser Caucasus. Nearly 90% of the territory is more than a thousand m. altitude. 

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