This guide is still the only one in English to offer comprehensive information on travel in Armenia, a destination well worth visiting in its own right. This rural retreat enjoys an astonishingly well-preserved legacy of monastic buildings, often set in magnificent locations. Nicholas Holding covers a wide spectrum of activities that give Armenia a huge potential for visitors, including birding, hiking, the arts, architectural tours, botanical trips, angling, horseriding, and caving. Features include: *A variety of sections with strong appeal to visitors: architecture, wildlife, religion, and culture*Vital practical details on visas, red tape, land border crossings, health, and safety, plus useful words and phrases*Full and half-day excursions from the capital, Yerevan*The territory of Nagorno Karabagh
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Armenia is an enigmatic country steeped in history and legend. Gaze upon snow-capped mountains and banks of colorful flowers, marvel at ancient churches and fortresses perched above deep river gorges, and search for monasteries hidden in wooded valleys. Enjoy highlights including Selim caravanserai and the field of 900 intricately carved cross-stones at Noratus. In this fully updated second edition, Nicholas Holding leads you from Armenia's capital to out-of-the-way sights. For detailed history and thorough practical information, Bradt's Armenia is indispensable. *Walking tours--city strolls to mountain treks *Exquisite stone carvings and medieval monasteries *The capital, Yerevan--museums, markets and more *National parks and wildlife *The territory of Nagorno Karabagh *Useful words and phrasesAbout the Author:
Nicholas Holding is a consultant engineer who has traveled widely with his job. His personal interest in eastern European history, natural history, and religion has led to extensive travel in the region, including a number of visits to Armenia.
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