Located near the St. Gregory’s, the Illuminator, Church
Three Armenian Khatchkars (cross stone) on Sevan peninsula on Lake Sevan.
Dzidzernagapert or Tsitsernakaberd, “fortress of small swallows” in Armenian, (Armenian: Ծիծեռնակաբերդ, Russian: Цицернакабéрд) is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide; it is located on a hill overlooking Yerevan, Armenia. Every year on April 24, hundreds of thousands of Armenians gather here to remember the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide that took place in the Ottoman Empire carried out by the Turkish government. More on Wikipedia
I really wonder how the 1.5 million martyrs are feeling today!!!
This one was shot on the eve of the Armenian Genocide Commemoration, on 23rd of April 2009.
I do have shot some more on this day, I’ll post those later on.
Karni / Garni Pagan Temple in Kotayk, Armenia was built in n the first century A.D. by the Armenian King Tiridates (Dertad Takavor) with the money he received after visiting Emperor Nero in Rome.
In 1679 the temple was destroyed by an earthquake, but later, during the Soviet era, it was rebuilt.
First photo of the serie from Armenia Shot during my visit to Armenia back in 2004