A charming capital at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Yerevan is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world! Founded 30 years before Rome, Yerevan celebrated its 2800th anniversary in 2018.
Year after year, Armenia is consistently ranked as one of the safest countries in the world.
GROWING TECH SCENE
Yerevan was named one of the ‘10 Best Cities’ in the world for tech careers! It's no surprise because Armenia's tech industry grows a whopping 20% per year.
In 2018, Armenia was crowned ‘Country of the Year’ by none other than The Economist — a sign of Armenia’s remarkable progress and promising future!
UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Armenia is home to several UNESCO World Heritage sites that are open for all to explore. The sites include Haghpat and Sanahin Monastaries, Geghard Monastary and the Upper Azat Valley, the cathedral and churches of Echmiadzin and the ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral.
Mount Ararat, the national symbol of Armenia, is a majestic and captivating sight to behold from many points around Armenia.
1ST CHRISTIAN COUNTRY
Did you know that Armenia was the first nation to adopt Christianity as its state religion in 301 AD?
RISING HUB OF INNOVATION
In October 2019, Armenia hosted the World Congress on Information Technology — one of the largest and most prestigious ICT gatherings in the world. More than 2,000 delegates from 70 countries attended the four day event in Yerevan.
GUINESS WORLD RECORD BREAKER
Armenia is home to ``Wings of Tatev,`` the world’s longest non-stop double track cable car. It runs a total of 5,752 meters over a picturesque gorge!
Camp TUMO is an initiative of the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies. TUMO is a new kind of educational experience that puts teens in charge of their own learning.