Olimpia Yerevan

56 Barbus Street, Yerevan, 375028, Armenia | Hotel
 

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The long drive back from Karabakh

A travel blog entry by matt_werner

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... Next we stopped at a winery at Areni, which plenty of people weren't interested in, and not that much wine tasting happened anyway as most people spent the whole time waiting to use the single toilet as there was no further stops until Yerevan.








Look out the window at night as you approach Yerevan you can't help but notice all the strip ...

Amberd Fortress and Alphabet Park

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... the mountains. They have a Zoroastrian religion and live separately from the ethnic Armenians. She said there were 40k Yezidi in Armenia and the majority live in Iraq around Mosul. They speak Kurdish but do not consider themselves Kurds. There are also populations of them in Georgia, Turkey (I think), Russia and elsewhere. She didn't mention Azerbaijan. So the ride was mainly taken up by Armine telling us about various things related to Armenian ...

Cathedral, Churches, Temple and Amazing Rocks

A travel blog entry by dmarek

151

... photos - not remembering what he looked like. We got to go into the Cathedral for a service...with more beautiful singing. People seem very devout: praying and lighting candles, kissing religious items. There was a wonderful waxy smell in the church and a heavy haze from the candle smoke. The complex holds another library - repository of manuscripts - and a seminary with about 200 seminarians, but Armine told us that ...

Relaxing in Yerevan

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... it was after 4 pm - after 5 pm when I finished my meal - so some things were in heavy shadow that would have been better lighted. Oh, well.

After 2 levels of the Cascade, I went down to the park strip and looked for a restaurant with dolma - stuffed vegetables. The first I tried was specializing in German dishes; the second, simple stuff; but finally, the third had dolma. The waitress was very nice and said that their serving was very large ...

Prisoners of History

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... and a half million Armenians perished at this time and claim that this was the first recorded genocide in human history. These facts and claims of genocide are disputed by Turkey. Our Istanbul guide when pressed to talk about the “genocide” claimed that the facts are grossly exaggerated by Armenia and that the way to resolve the matter would be for a neutral commission of historians to examine the archival records. Our Armenian guide told us ...

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This hotel, located on 56 Barbus Street, Yerevan, is near Baku's Old Town, Maiden's Tower, Fountain Square, and Gobustan Rock Art.
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