Eastern Armenia joined the “Important Cemeteries of Europe” section with the historic medieval monument-cemetery of Noratus

  • by Western Armenia, December 04, 2023 in Culture

The “Service of historical and cultural reserves of museums and preservation of the historical environment” of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Eastern Armenia officially joined the association “Association of important cemeteries of Europe/ASCE”.

The "Important Cemeteries of Europe" association of the Cultural Routes program of the Council of Europe is considered one of the largest European networks of cultural and tourist destinations, presenting to the general public the culture and historical importance of European cemeteries. The association includes more than 150 important cemeteries in Europe, creating a strong alliance between many European cultural and monument protection organizations.

Eastern Armenia is a member of the “Important Cemeteries of Europe” association with the historic medieval monument-cemetery of Noratus, which opens broad perspectives in the context of the popularization of the Armenian historical and cultural heritage, the expansion of tourist routes and internationalization.