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Tegher Monastery Complex

Tegher Monastery Complex

The 13th century monastery is located in the same name village in the Region of…

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Vorotan River Canyon

Vorotan River Canyon

Vorotan Canyon is located in Syunik Region. The canyon seems to be particularly amazing because…

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Sardarapat Ethnography Museum

Sardarapat Ethnography Museum

The Sardarapat Ethnography and Liberation Movement History Museum, in the Armavir Region, is located of…

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Vernissage Market

Vernissage is a large open-air market in Yerevan, Armenia. The name of the market is the derived from the French word vernissage. The market lies along Aram and Buzand streets at a length of 350 metres, connecting the Hanrapetutyun street with the Khanjyan street. The market mainly features a collection of different types of traditional Armenian art works.

It was formed during the 1980s by Armenian artists who started to display their art works in the square next to the Artists Union of Armenia (the current Charles Aznavour Square). Others have used the park next to Komitas State Conservatory to show their works. Later, the Vernissage was moved to Martiros Saryan garden in front of the Opera House.

In addition to carved wood and art works, traditional carpets, old collections of coins and medallions, books, jewellery, musical instruments, electronics and even pets are found in the market.

 

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