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WORLD TOURISM DAY

27 September 2020

World Tourism Day is celebrated annually on the 27th of September. The holiday was established by the United Nations World Tourism Organization - UNWTO. This date was not chosen by chance.
RIBOCA2 EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART IN RIGA

24 September 2020

MIR Travel Company focuses not only on Moscow and Saint-Petersburg but in Baltic countries as well. That is why today we have some news from Latvia and its capital – beautiful Riga. 

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Armenia

Armenia covers an area of 29.74 thousand square kilometers and hasn’t any access to the sea. It is bordered on the North by Georgia, on the East by Azerbaijan, on the West and South by Turkey. Armenia is a mountainous country. The capital is Yerevan. 
Armenia is one of the most ancient States of Transcaucasia and the first country, which adopted the Christianity as a state religion. The centuries-old Christian tradition, displayed in the numerous monasteries, churches and khachkars (stone statues carved by crosses), the oldest of which is dated by the 4th century BC. Not less interesting are the ancient city-states, whose age is about 3000 years, ancient fortresses and, of course, picturesque mountain landscapes, full of deep gorges, rapid rivers, waterfalls and lakes, among which is the largest lake of the Caucasus - lake Sevan.