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    Armenia is rich in ancient monuments, so rich that they make an inseparable part of its scenary.

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    Armenia is rich in ancient monuments, so rich that they make an inseparable part of its scenary.

    Untouched by time deserted constructions on the top of hills, arch bridges, civil and church building, ruins of entire towns.

    Famous architectural complex in achmiadsin is a master-pieces of the middle ages.

    The legend has it that the cathedral was built and the monastery founded immediately after christianity become the state religion in 301.

    Some ancient monuments of architecture are still perfectly safe...

    ...The cathedrals of Rigema say Gayane created in the vu century are still there to state high development of architecture and building sill in ancient armenia.

    There is one more masterpiece of architecture cathedral Zvartnots also built in the VII century three kilometres away from Rigema...

    Three centuries later it was ruined in an earthquake.

    But event he recins are admirable, fragments of huge columns, stone plates with figures of ancient architects carved on them and traditional in Armenian art bunches of grapes...

    ...Nowadays artists try to reproduce heritage of the ancestors in modern art...

    The Seven monastery of IX century is situated in one of the most beautiful spots of the Republic...

    On fine days no matter from where you approach it you'll see the magnificent panorama of the large high-mountain lake of Sevan.

    Maxim Gorki wrote that magnificent blue mirror of the lake unfolded before you as a part of the sky which has come down on to the Earth between the mountains.

    ...Hardly could you find an armenian artist, poet or musician who would not get inspired at it amazing beauty.

    ...Hardly could you find one in Armenia who would not be proud of the sights and antiquities of his sunny republic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WDM40PBDX701Z14VKHF8QXZ5
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WDM40PBDX701Z14VKHF8QXZ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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