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Travel across Armenia by a rented car

Travel across Armenia by a rented car

26.06.2017
The main thing that should be paid attention to: in Armenia they are very strict about drunk driving. It is better to leave the rented car in a parking lot.

Armenia is a unique country with a rich history, authentic traditions and an ancient culture.

You cannot just get acquainted with the country quickly – you need to plunge into it, and it will never let you go, forcing to come back again and again.

Car rental in Yerevan

Your acquaintance with Armenia should in no case be limited only to its capital, however, it is still worthwhile starting with Yerevan. It is better to rent a car right at the airport. Thus, you do not have to spend a lot of money on the urban transport, and after sightseeing in the city you can immediately continue your journey.

Путешествуем по Армении на арендованной машине

The traffic rules in Armenia do not differ much from those in Russia. The speed limit for cars is also similar, unless it is regulated otherwise by the following signs:

  • in settlements – 60 km / h;

  • outside settlements – 90 km / h;

  • on a motorway – 110 km / h.

The main thing that should be paid attention to: in Armenia they are very strict about drunk driving. The permissible blood alcohol level comprises 0%! That is why you should plan your vacation so that after tasting some local alcoholic drinks you no longer have to continue driving until at least the next day. It is better to leave the rented car in a parking lot.

Путешествуем по Армении на арендованной машине

Armenia’s sights

In Armenia the beauty of nature and the richness of the culture merged. Majestic mountains, rocky gorges, boiling waterfalls, rapid rivers and fertile valleys, spread widely – these views will definitely take your breath away. Ancient stone Christian churches and monasteries perfectly fit these landscapes.

Armenia became the first country to accept Christianity as an official religion. Therefore, most of the sights are religious buildings. Be sure to visit the monastery of Geghard. A part of the complex is cut out in the rock. According to a legend, the spear, which pierced the body of the crucified Christ, was brought there. Pay attention to the bas-reliefs, well preserved from the 4th century.


Путешествуем по Армении на арендованной машине

Be sure to visit Garni – this beautiful place with a mild climate served as the residence of Armenian kings for many years. It has probably the oldest building on the territory of the country. The pagan temple was erected presumably in 76 AD. After an earthquake, the Greek portico was restored partially, but many original bas-reliefs remained.

Lake Sevan is a true miracle of nature, surrounded by mountains. The water in it is transparent. As some legends say, only gods drank from this lake. An artificial forest was planted on the bank of the reservoir.

Speaking about Armenia, you cannot fail to mention the monastery of Khor Virap, which is known for its location. An amazing view of the biblical mountain Ararat opens from there. On the hill, where the monastery stands now, an underground prison for suicide bombers was once situated.

But do not forget that Armenia's main treasure is its people: hospitable, responsive, funny and open. Do not miss a chance to talk with local people, they will open their homeland in a completely new way for you. In this country every house, street and church has its own history. It is people who make the Armenian food most delicious, the music – spiritual, and travel - unforgettable.

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