ArmInfo. One of the most respected and well-known business magazins in the world Forbes included Yerevan in the Top 10 of underrated tourist destinations to visit in 2020.
< Known as the world's "oldest Christian country," Armenia is one of the most fascinating places you can visit, what with its grand temple ruins and UNESCO- recognized Christian monasteries". The capital, Yerevan,"is one of the longest continually-inhabited cities on earth, and is known for its majestic views of Mt. Ararat- Armenia's national symbol-as well as its ararat brandy and wine." Yerevan's been dubbed the "pink city" for the rose-hued volcanic tufa rock that forms much of its architecture >, the magazine notes.
In addition, Forbes offers "to take a page from the Kardashian playbook and stay at The Marriott Yerevan, a spectacular building with grand arched windows set on the central Republic Square".
< To dine, nab a reservation at the renowned Dolmama Restaurant-which has played host to notables including Hillary Clinton, The Prince of Wales and Gerard Depardieu- for soulful Armenian fare like sauteed eggplant rolls, lamb tartare, and rabbit stew> , Forbes recommends.
To note, in addition to Yerevan, the list of underrated tourist destinations for 2020 also included the Colony Del Sacramento (Uruguay), the island of Con Dao (Vietnam), Lagos (Nigeria), Mondolkiri (Cambodia), Punta Gorda (Belize), Rotterdam (Netherlands) San Antonio (Texas, USA), Santiago (Chile), Telc (Czech Republic).