Armenia is a West Asian country situated in the Armenian Highlands; it is bordered by Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Iran, and Azerbaijan. Armenia is famous for its beautiful landscapes, history, and culture. Some of the oldest churches in the world can be found in Armenia because it was the first country to adopt Christianity officially.
Armenia is home to three World Heritage Sites funded and protected by UNESCO; these sites include Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin, the Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, and Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley. Other Armenian sites like the Shikahogh State Reserve, Lake Sevan, Gilijan National Park, Mount Aragats, Lake Arpi, and Amberd Fortress serve as an attraction to tourists.
The best way to experience the local Armenian culture is through their festivals; there are various festivals like Yerevan Jazz Day, Yerevan Wine Days, Dolma Festival, Yerevan Colour Run, Taraz Festival, and International Balloon Festival.
Another way of exploring the Armenian customs and traditions is through their food and beverages; some of the diverse Armenian cuisine that reflects her culture’s history includes Dolma, Boerag, Topik, Lavash, Zhingyalov hats Basturma, Harissa, Khash. There are also beverages like Divin, Kotayk, Kihikia, and Areni red wine.