When talking about European travel, people would immediately think about Western Europe, like England, France or Spain. However, another piece on fascinated piece of land in Europe that should not be omitted in Eastern Europe.
Here, you will see some overviews on the countries located in Eastern Europe to give you some brief ideas.
Armenia, the country known as the first Christian nation boasts an huge number of Christian churches, cathedrals and monasteries.
Take a look at the Roman temple in Garni for a Sunday service at Armenia’s holiest monastery and witness the ever changing hue of Lake Sevan.
Also do not miss the Matenadaran library in Armenia which owns almost 20,000 rare manuscripts.
Mount Aragats, Ambred Fortress, and the museum streets of Dilijan town are also must-visits. Spend half a day at the Monastery of Haghpat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and see the silhouette of Turkey’s Mt Ararat across the Ararat Plain.
Bulgaria possesses some of the most stunning mountainous regions in Europe. Pay a visit to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. Do not be amazed by the traditional villages, hospitable people, vibrant culture and spectacular World Heritage historical sites.
You can expect a lot from Bulgaria. From the mountainous area of Rodopi and Rila mountains, to the world´s famous Rila Monastery.
Situated at the juncture of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, Georgia owns a lot of the mystery and romantic myths and legends.
Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, houses a Georgian basilica, an Armenian church and a Zoroastrian Fire-Worshipper’s temple all within a fifteen minute walk of each other and the relaxing sulphur bath. Spare some time to see the most sacred place in Georgia, the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral.
In the country-side of Georgia, you´ll find forested valleys towards the Rioni, Kutaisi, and the monastery complex of Gelati and later Motsameta.
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