As Armenia is situated on the border between Europe and Asia, Armenian culture represents the mixture of the two parts, East and West, creating its certain style and uniqueness. It is all over known fact that Armenia is the first country in the entire world to accept Christianity as their state religion (301 AD).
So starting from 4th century Armenian cultural heritage is vividly rich with Christian motives and influence. Armenian churches are considered to be the oldest in the Christian world. The monastery complexes here have their unique style of architecture. They obviously differ from the existing architectural styles. Nowadays Armenia has much to offer to her tourists.
Armenia is rich with both ancient and modern sightseeing. Armenian cultural heritage being surrounded by wonderful natural treasures offers pleasant impressions to all of its visitors. All the regions in Armenia have hotels and hostages for the needed rest, one can as well try the hospitality of Armenians and spend days in private houses experiencing the lifestyle of Armenians. There are a number of comfortable rest houses on the shore of Sevan, the blue treasure of Armenia. One can find modern places of interest and rest mainly in the capital of Armenia, Yerevan.
Yerevan has a number of cafes and restaurants, clubs and pubs, theaters and cinemas and each one can find the place that suits to his/her interests. In the restaurants and pubs visitors may test Armenian national food which is rich with mountainous spices. Here one should taste Armenian lavash(bread), matsun (yogurt), khorovac (barbeque rich with spices and vegetables ), pakhlava (cookie with nuts) and of course Armenian fruits that one can find nowhere else but in Armenia. Yerevan hosts a number of festivals such as Golden apricot (the international cinematography festival), regional festival of song, regional festival of food.
Armenians are very hospitable people, but being hospitable Armenians love to celebrate, so Armenian calendar is rich with holidays both religious and historical. During the national fests and celebrations one can see the exhibitions of Armenian national clothes, songs and dances. That is an interesting and amazing event not only for tourists but also for Armenians living here. Armenia with all her cultural and natural treasures attracts the visitors. Since 1996 the number of visitors tripled in Armenia. Visit Armenia and pass days among one of the most hospitable people on the biblical land of Mount Ararat full of cultural and natural treasures.