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					Armenian Garni looks like Greek Parthenon
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In the 3rd millennium BC the first fortification was constructed on an easily defendable terrain at one of the bends of the Azat river. It is much smaller than Parthenon and is built of bazalt rather than marble.

Rectangle-based religious edifice with columns and a pediment was known on the territory of the Armenian upland back in the epoch of the Urarts.

Parthenon like temple. The style of architecture influenced the overall composition of Armenia's heathen temples in general.

King's palace and baths in Garni, Parthenon like temple.

To visit Armenian Garni, take a tour with Welcomearmenia.com


				
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Description: Garni is not the only evidence of cross-cultural resemblance of Armenian and Greek nations. Visitors of Parthenon would most like to compare the ancient Greek mythic temple with the heathen Armenian Garni
Lilit Petrosyan Lilit Petrosyan Marketing Manager www.welcomearmenia.com
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