Day archives: July 1st, 2018

Khuchap Monastery – Lori Province, Armenia

Khuchap Monastery – Lori Province, Armenia

Khuchap Monastery is located in Lori Province, Armenia, on the wooded slope of Mount Lalvar in the vicinity of the village of Privolnoye. The earliest structures of the monastery are dated back to the 9th-10th centuries AD, though accounts tell us that the monastery was established in the 8th century. The oldest building of the …

Nakhichevan Province – Where Noah Descended

Nakhichevan Province – Where Noah Descended

Nakhichevan Province is believed to have been the land where Noah descended to from the peak of Mount Ararat after the Great Flood. The city of Nakhichevan is one of the oldest settlements of historic Armenia, occupying the site of a prehistoric settlement Kültəpə. “Nakhichevan” means “the pre-shelter” in Armenian. According to a tradition, Noah …