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Armenia by DJI Mavic Pro

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Discover Armenia

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AirVuz contributor and pilot Johny Kondakjian Photography created this amazing aerial portrait of his native Armenia, the Caucasus Region republic which had formerly been part of the Soviet Union and at one time centuries ago had been the center of a vast empire.  Using a DJI Mavic Pro drone, his video covers many of the most recognizable sights in this visually stunning Caucasus land, including the Yerevan Haghartsin and Khor Virap monasteries, Ashtaraq, Sempadaberd Castle and many more.  

Armenia Highlights by Drone

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A Touch of Spirit

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Take an aerial tour of Armenia in this fantastic piece by feelarmenia.  The video features some of the most well-known spots in this Caucasus Region republic, including Amberd fortress, Vahramashen Church, Garni Temple, Geghard Monastery, the "Armenian Alphabet" monument, Hripsime Church, Zvartnots Cathedral, Mount Ararat, Khor Virap monastery, Noravank Monastery, Lake Sevan, Sevanavank Monastery, the "Wings of Tatev" aerial tramway, Tatev Monastery, Khndzoresk, Tigranakert Fortress, Jdrduz Canyon, and more.

Outdoor Adventures in Armenia

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Armenia

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Contributor Isabellefabre travels the world and makes videos of her adventures using drone footage.  In this episode, she travels to Armenia, a republic in the Caucasus region which separates Eastern Europe from the Middle East.  You'll see her hiking in the highlands, visiting some of the very old monasteries for which the country is famous, even swimming in a mountain lake.  Watch it and be captivated by this ancient land at the crossroads between Europe and Asia.

Aerial Tour of Armenia

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Feel Armenia by feelarmenia.com

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For a tour of the ancient land of Armenia, it's hard to beat this epic drone video by contributor Traveltoarmenia.  Using a drone, the video takes us across this mysterious country in the heart of the Caucasus region, the crossroads between Asia and Europe.  It includes epic bird's eye views of ancient monasteries, hilltop castles, stunning waterfalls, and views of the spectacular Mt. Ararat in neighboring Turkey (the reputed resting place of Noah's Ark).

Khor Virap: Armenia's Greatest Monastery

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Armenia's Khor Vrap Monastery

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Johny Kondakjian Photography used a drone to create this beautiful video of the Khor Virap Monastery on Armenia's Ararat Plain.  The structure was built in the 17th century, on the ruins of the site of a Pilgrimage of Gregory the Illuminator, who was credited with converting Armenia to Christianity in the 4th century AD.  The current church was preceded by a chapel built on this important religious site.  The monastery also provides a vantage point to view nearby Mt. Ararat, Turkey's tallest mountain.

Armenia's Oldest Pre-Christian Temple

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Garni Temple, Armenia

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Contributor Johny Kondakjian Photography used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to create this spectacular video of the Temple of Garni, one of Armenia's cultural treasures.  It is the country's only standing temple dating to the period before Armenia became the first proto-country to convert to Christianity, in 301 AD.  Believed to have dated to the first century, it collapsed in an earthquake in the 17th century, and was excavated and rebuilt in the 20th century.  It lies in the Kotayk Province in the middle of the country.

Yerevan: Armenia's Capital City

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SPIRALLAX

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Contributor and drone pilot doc made good use of a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to create this unique perspective on the Armenian capital city of Yerevan.  Lying in the west-central part of this Caucasus republic, Yerevan is not only Armenia's largest city but it's also one of the oldest continuously-inhabited cities in the world.  The city has roots as an 8th century BC fortress built on the Hradzan River.  Like much of Armenia, it's flourished since the country became independent from the USSR in the early 1990's. 

Aerial Views of Syunik Province

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Nature in syunik province

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Contributor johny kondakjian photography created this beautiful drone video from a remote part of the Caucasus republic of Armenia.  It was filmed in Syunik, the southernmost of the 11 provinces which make up the country.  The province has long borders with Iran and Azerbaijan, and its culture reflects its proximity to these neighbors.  Heavily forested, much of the province is covered by the Zangezur Mountains, which also form the boundary with Azerbaijan.  

Droning an Armenian Mountain Dance

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Authentic Traditional Armenian Dance in the Mountains

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This video by Traveltoarmenia will give you a look at the natural and cultural beauty of Armenia.  Shot with a drone, the video shows a traditional dance being performed in the highlands of this Caucasus republic.  With the men in bright yellow shirts and the women wearing brilliant red dresses, the video will give you a sense of the unique culture of this ancient land which sits at the crossroads of Europe and Asia and which was the first country in the world to adopt Christianity.

Sevanavank Monastery, Lake Sevan

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Sevan and Sevanavank Monastery, Armenia

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Sevanavank is one of the most important monasteries in Armenia, a country known in part for its churches.  It is situated on a peninsula of Lake Sevan, a giant lake in the Gegharkunik Province, which covers the east central part of this republic in the Caucasus region.  The lake covers over 1.2k square km (almost 500 square mi), making it one of the largest freshwater lakes in Eurasia.  The monastery here dates to the 9th century AD.  You can check out the historic landmark from above in this excellent drone video by AlexAvsharov.

Aragatsotn Province: Amberd Fortress

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The Amberd Fortress, Armenia

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Contributor and drone pilot Alex Avsharov created this magnificent drone video of a famous Armenian fortress.  Amberd (which translates roughly to "fortress in the clouds") is in the Aragatsotn Province, which covers the west-central portion of this former Soviet republic.  The fortification was built in the 7th century AD.  Amberd played a key role in the centuries-long struggles between the Turks, Armenians, and Mongols, although it was abandoned in the 13th century and now sits in a ruined state.

Syunik Province: Tatev Monastery

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The Tatev Monastery, Armenia

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Contributor and drone pilot AlexAvsharov brings us this excellent aerial video of one of the great Monasteries of Armenia.  The Tatev Monastery is located in the Syunik Province, a southeastern extension of the country which is all but surrounded by Azerbaijan and Iran.  Founded in the 9th century AD, the three main components to the complex are churches devoted to Saints Paul and Peter, Saint Gregory the Illuminator, and Holy Mother of God.  At one point, the monastery was home to over 1,000 monks. 

Marts, Lori Province

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Check out this aerial tour of an area of northern Armenia, compliments of AirVuz contributor and drone pilot doc.  It was filmed near the town of Marts, in the Lori Province.  Lori is one of the 11 provinces of this Caucasus republic, and it occupies the north central part of the country.  The area is near the country's northern border with Georgia, well into the Caucasus Mountains range which separates Asia from Europe.  The area sustained heavy damage in the 1988 earthquake which killed between 25,000-50,000 people.  

Oshakan, Aragatsotn Province

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Oshakan

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Check out this beautiful drone video of an Armenian town called Oshakan, compliments of contributor doc.  Oshakan is situated in Aragatsotn, one of the 11 provinces which make up this rebublic in the Caucasus.  The town played a major role in the Kingdom of Armenia, an empire which controlled much of the region from the 4th century BC to the 5th century AD.  Among other distinctions, the town is known as the final resting place for Mesrop Mashtots, the inventor of the Armenian alphabet.  

Noravank Monastery, Vayots Dzor Province

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The Noravank Monastery, Armenia

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Contributor AlexAvsharov put together this excellent aerial tour of a well-known monastery in Armenia, one of the first lands to officially adopt Christianity.  It's called the Noravank Monastery, and it's located in a narrow river gorge in the Vayots Dzor Province near Yeghegnadzor, a bit over 120 km (75 mi.) south of the Armenian capital city, Yerevan.  It was founded in 1206.  The two main buildings in the complex are the Surb Astvatsatsin Church, completed in 1339, and the somewhat smaller Surb Karapet Church, completed in 1227.

Resort on Lake Sevan

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Sevan Writers House, Armenia

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AirVuz contributor and pilot Peter31Scott brings us this excellent aerial view of a lodging property on Lake Sevan in Armenia.  The Sevan Writers House overlooks the giant lake, which covers over 1.2k square km (almost 500 square mi.) and is the largest in the entire Caucasus region.  One of the largest high-altitude freshwater lakes in the world, it's one of the region's top vacation destinations.  The lake covers almost 1/6 of the territory of Armenia, which was a Soviet republic prior to the dissolution of the USSR in the early 1990's.  

Celebrating Vardavar in Yerevan

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Vardavar - Ancient Joyful Holiday

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Check out this spectacular drone video of the Armenian capital city of Yerevan in the throes of celebrating an important national holiday, compliments of contributor johny kondakjian photography.  The Vardavar holiday dates to pagan times - a very long time ago, in the first country to adopt Christianity.  It involves drenching others (harmlessly) with water, and it occurs roughly three months after Easter.  The video also features some magnificent footage of Yerevan, the world's oldest continuously inhabited city.

Yerevan in Quarantine

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Lonely Yerevan. Quarantine. Covid-19

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Check out this rather eerie drone video of the Armenian capital city Yerevan under community-wide quarantine during the Covid-19 pandemic in the early Spring of 2020.  Like most of the former Soviet Union countries, Armenia did not see significant numberso of confirmed infections until comparatively late; the 100th Armenian case wasn't recorded until the third week of March.  Nevertheless, by March 16th, fairly strict social distancing measures were put in place across the country.  

Khor Vap Drone Views

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Khor Virap: Armenian Monastery with View of Mt. Ararat

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In this video by AlexAvsharov, you'll get a view of a famous Armenian Monastery as well as the highest mountain of Turkey.  The Khor Virap Monastery is in the west-central part of the country, near the Turkish border.  It helped to play a crucial role in the conversion of Armenia to Christianity, one of the most important event in the religion's history.  Located on the Ararat Plain, you'll see the peak of Mt. Ararat clearly in the distance.  At 5.1k meters (16.1k ft.) it's the highest peak in Turkey.

Aerial Tour of Armenia

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BEAUTIFUL ARMENIA!

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Take an aerial tour of the Caucasus republic of Armenia with this stunning 4k drone video by TravelModeOn_.  The video brings out the spectacular natural beauty of this small nation, which was part of the USSR until the early 1990's.  It also will show you some of the cultural landmarks of Armenia, one of the first to convert to Christianity.  If you are an adventurous traveler, you may want to consider planning a trip here after seeing what this ancient land has to offer.  

Khndzoresk, Syunik Region

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Caves of Khndzoresk In the Syunik region,Armenia

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AirVuz contributor and pilot johny kondakjian photography brings us this fantastic drone video of a stunning spot in southern Armenia.  It was filmed around the town of Khndzoresk in Syunuk, a province which extends far to the south of the rest of the country and is almost surrounded by the territory of Turkey, Azerbaijan, and Iran.  Khndzoresk is located on the slopes of the Khor Dzor gorge, and is famous for its unique rock formations, some of which have been turned into artificial caves.  

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