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2009 Project: Tatev Monastery

At Tatev, AMAP installed 8 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 5 highway directional signs. In addition, we distributed 150 laminated guides for visitors speaking one of six alternate languages (Spanish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Arabic and Farsi).In 844, following the decimation of Armenia’s ruling houses by Arabs, Bishop Davit called the […]

March 24th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Aragats Flower Trail

At Aragats Flower Trail, AMAP installed 10 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 4 highway directional signs.As part of its commitment to preserve “Green Monuments” and to promote eco-tourism in Armenia, AMAP has designated some sites for marking trails and some for panels detailing the flora and fauna of the surrounding […]

March 19th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Noravank Bird Cave

At Noravank Bird Cave, AMAP installed 1 information panel and 1 directional sign.

The cavern with its unique and stable microclimate was perfect for food storage, which explains how uncovered organic remnants were so well preserved. This part of the cave had another use—as a ritual hall.

March 18th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Areni

At Areni, AMAP installed 3 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 4 highway directional signs.Areni is on the Arpa River, where it begins its descent into the Nakhichevan Plains. Some believe Areni was founded in the time of Genesis by Noah and his sons, who tilled the first grape vines. Excavations […]

March 18th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Smbataberd

At Smbataberd, AMAP installed 3 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 4 highway directional signs (shared with Tsaghats Kar). The 9th c fortress straddles the ridge between Artabuink (old Yeghegis) and Yeghegis (old Alayaz) villages on an impenetrable spot. The location was so perfectly placed (a buried water pipe carried water from […]

March 18th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Tsaghats Kar

At Tsaghats Kar, AMAP installed 3 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 4 highway directional signs (shared with Smbataberd). Historian Stepanos Taronetsi states that the buildings of the group were constructed in 10th century, during Abas Bagratuni.

March 18th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Aghavnavank

At Goshavank/Aghavnavank, AMAP installed 7 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 4 highway directional signs.

The 12th-13th centuries Anapat St. Astvatsatsin (Holy Mother of God Hermitage) or Aghnabat monastery is spectacularly set in a forest clearing (“aghnabat”) and next to one of the few virgin groves of “redwoods” (Yew) in the country.

March 18th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Goshavank

At Goshavank/Aghavnavank, AMAP installed 7 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 4 highway directional signs.
The monastery is considered one of the perfect examples of Armenian architecture. The project was the work of many talented architects, carpenters and stone masons. The names of three masters were preserved for posterity and come down […]

March 18th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Geghard

At Geghard, AMAP installed 7 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 5 highway directional signs. In addition, we distributed 150 laminated guides for visitors speaking one of six alternate languages (Spanish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Arabic and Farsi). The monastery was famous for its relics, including the Relics of apostles Andrew and […]

March 17th, 2015|2009, Gallery|
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2009 Project: Sevanavank

At Sevanavank, AMAP installed 4 5-language information panels (Armenian, English, Russian, Italian and French) and 2 highway directional signs. In addition, we distributed 150 laminated guides for visitors speaking one of six alternate languages (Spanish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Arabic and Farsi). An inscription on St. Arakelots states that church was completed in 874, the date […]

March 17th, 2015|2009, Gallery|