'The best guidebook.' Times Online 'For anyone planning a visit the Bradt Guide to Armenia should be their first choice of reference.' Suite101.com
From the Back Cover
Armenia is an enigmatic country steeped in history and legend. Gaze upon snow-capped mountains and banks of colorful flowers, marvel at ancient churches and fortresses perched above deep river gorges, and search for monasteries hidden in wooded valleys. Enjoy highlights including Selim caravanserai and the field of 900 intricately carved cross-stones at Noratus.
In this fully updated second edition, Nicholas Holding leads you from Armenia's capital to out-of-the-way sights. For detailed history and thorough practical information, Bradt's Armenia is indispensable.
*Walking tours--city strolls to mountain treks
*Exquisite stone carvings and medieval monasteries
*The capital, Yerevan--museums, markets and more
*National parks and wildlife
*The territory of Nagorno Karabagh
*Useful words and phrases