Armenian Legends

The legends of Armenia has been created over the centuries. They represent the essence of the nation, convey the national flavor, narrate the origin of important cultural and historical monuments. Below we have collected the most interesting and important Armenian legends which will undoubtedly interest travelers. Here you will get to know the origin of Armenian national bread lavash, will find out why the musical instrument duduk sounds so sad, will read about such important monuments as Khor Virap, Erebuni Fortress, Geghard Monastery and etc.

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Jermuk is a picturesque resort town of Armenia, famous for its therapeutic mineral waters. Every year hundreds of people come here to improve their health. The symbol of the town i...
A long time ago there was an Armenian king who had a beautiful daughter. After a certain time, the king decided to give her in marriage. There were many contenders for the beauty’s...
Once upon a time, a tailor sewed an amazing silk dress for a local woman of fashion. It was not only very beautiful but also possessed a unique property: the woman who put the dres...
Once upon a time, there lived a peasant who had never committed any bad thing and had never stolen anything. One day he was sitting by the stream and suddenly saw that the flow is...
Since ancient times Armenians revered bread and all the works connected with it. When the guest of honor came to Armenian house he was always welcomed with bread and salt. Thus, th...
The banks of the Megratzor River are rocky. In summer they get covered with beautiful fragrant flowers and among them, bees compose their hives. In summer, during the heat, their h...
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