Tsitsernakaberd Yerevan Armenia
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Tsitsernakaberd Yerevan Armenia

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Tsitsernakaberd (Armenian: Ծիծեռնակաբերդ) 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. source:wikipedia

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A: Tsitsernakaberd Yerevan Armenia

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 30 metri di distanza

Tsitsernakaberd (Armenian: Ծիծեռնակաբերդ) is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Geno...

Tsitsernakaberd Yerevan Armenia

B: Hrazdan Stadium From Above 10.09.2013 Armenia-Dania

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 730 metri di distanza

Hrazdan Stadium From Above 10.09.2013 Armenia-Dania

C: Kievyan Bridge

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 860 metri di distanza

Great Bridge of Hrazdan (Armenian: Հրազդանի Մեծ կամուրջ), more commonly known as Kievian Bridge (Arme...

Kievyan Bridge

D: Restaurant complex in Yerevan, Armenia

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 950 metri di distanza

One of the restaurants of Yerevan, but I can't tell wich one, because my account is free :)

Restaurant complex in Yerevan, Armenia

E: Covered Farmer's market

di Andrey Ilyin, 1.4 km di distanza

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Covered Farmer's market

F: Yerevan Municipality

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 1.8 km di distanza

Yerevan Municipality

G: 2750 Years of Yerevan Fountain Armenia

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 2.0 km di distanza

Built in 1968 to commemorate the 2,750 anniversary of Erebuni, apparently there are 2,750 spouts from...

2750 Years of Yerevan Fountain Armenia

H: English park Yerevan Armenia

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 2.0 km di distanza

This boulevard park was once part of Kaghaqayin (Town) Park in old Yerevan, lined on the opposite sid...

English park Yerevan Armenia

I: English park Yerevan Armenia

di Ernest Tshagharyan, 2.0 km di distanza

This boulevard park was once part of Kaghaqayin (Town) Park in old Yerevan, lined on the opposite sid...

English park Yerevan Armenia

J: Martiros-Saryan-Statue

di Ara Grigoryan, 2.0 km di distanza

The statue of Armenian artist Martirosa Sarjana costs in city centre. Round it the garden in which is...

Martiros-Saryan-Statue

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Middle East

Questa è una vista generale di Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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