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2010 Project: Kobaiyr Monastery

At Kobaiyr Monastery AMAP installed 1 directional sign.

The origin of its name is believed to be a combination of Georgian (“kob”) and Armenian (“aiyr”), word roots for cavern—indeed, the surrounding hills are full of caves.

March 26th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Erebuni excavation

At Erebuni excavation site, AMAP installed 13 information panels, 25 markers, 150 laminated guides in 6 languages.

Erebuni was founded by King Argishti I in 782 BCE. It was built on top of a hill called Arin Berd overlooking the Arax River Valley to serve as a strategic military center and royal residence.

March 24th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Odzun Church

At Odzun Church, AMAP installed 2 directional signs, 2 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes).

Odzun Church is an Armenian basilica constructed around the 5th-7th century in the Odzun village of the Lori Province of Armenia.

The first church appeared here in the 6th century. In the 8th century it was reconstructed by Hovhannes III Odznetsi […]

March 23rd, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Ptghavan

At Ptghavan, AMAP installed 1 4×8 Rest Stop / village hand craft center, 1 information panel, 2 directional signs.

Tourist Rest Stops for Armenian Development

Vulnerable populations lay along the most important tour routes in Armenia yet they derive little (if any) economic benefit from visitors, the money form which is mainly spent in large urban areas, […]

March 23rd, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Akhtala

At Akhtala, AMAP installed 5 information panels, 6 directional signs, 2 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes), 7 laser cut markers. In addition, we distributed 150 laminated guides for visitors speaking one of six alternate languages (Spanish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Arabic and Farsi).

Akhtala was built in the late tenth century by the Kiurikids, a […]

March 20th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Noratus Cemetery

At Noratus Cemetery, AMAP installed 7 information panels, 4 directional signs, 20 markers, 4 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes, Cradle of Civilization).

Noratus is most famous for its cemetery, the oldest part of which includes over 800 khachkars (stone crosses), carved between the 9th-17th centuries.

March 20th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Dvin

At Dvin, AMAP installed 1 information panel, 7 directional signs, 4 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes, Cradle of Civilization).

Dvin is one of the country’s most important historic cities – one of its twelve capitals with almost 1000 years of history.

 

March 20th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Sanahin

At Sanahin, AMAP installed 8 information panels, 11 directional signs, 2 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes). In addition, we distributed 150 laminated guides for visitors speaking one of six alternate languages (Spanish, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Arabic and Farsi).

Sanahin is said to be the older monastery (its name in Armenian translates into “this one […]

March 20th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Kirants – Samson Gorge

At Kirants – Samson Gorge AMAP installed 8 information panels, 11 directional signs, 16 markers, 2 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes), 1 hiking trail map, 2 trail signs.

The area consists of hilly slopes covered with broad-leaf forests interspersed with open glades of various types and rock outcrops in the upper and wider parts […]

March 20th, 2015|2010, Gallery|
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2010 Project: Aruch

At Aruch, AMAP installed 4 information panels, 3 directional signs, 2 travel trail signs (Kings, Queens & Princes), 4 laser cut markers.

The church is the largest (34.6 x 16.95 m.) of Armenia’s early medieval domed hall type of churches and was built during the reign of Prince Grigor Mamikonian.

 

March 19th, 2015|2010, Gallery|