- Thu 25 May
. Armenian heritage in
(pics) the capital. In the morning we visit
known as the "Armenian Vatican", which reminds us that this is the
first country in the world to embrace Christianity as its official
Couldn't take photos in the state museum In the square overlooking the fountain. A museum guide took us around explaining the items dating back 8000 years to the first human communities. A guide at the genocide museum briefly told the story of the darkest days of modern Armenian history when during WW1 over 1 million people were disposed of by the Turks who attempt to remove Christianity and install Islam.