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19 . PRACTICAL INFORMATION

The venue – YEREVAN
Training Course will take place in Yerevan – the capital of Armenia . Yerevan is a political , administrative , commercial & financial , as well as cultural & educational centre of Armenia . The population is about 1.2 million people . Because of the fact Yerevan is one of the oldest cities in the world ; it hides many beautiful and interesting places . To speak about Yerevan sightseeing and its endless number of attractions is absolutely impossible but your visit to Yerevan will not be complete if you miss out any of these sites – Cascade Complex , Victory Park , Matenadaran , Saryan Park , Vernissage , Erebuni Fortress and more . You can find the complete list of places to see here : http :// www . tripadvisor . com / Attractionsg293932-Activities-Yerevan . html
Weather in Armenia
Armenia is usually referred to as a sunny country . Its climate ranges from dry subtropical to cold . The mountain peaks are covered with eternal snow , while their slopes are lined by alpine meadows . September is the ideal month for visiting Armenia with pleasant temperature and virtually no rain , except for possible thunderstorms in the mountains . More info : http :// www . bbc . com / weather / 616052
Currency in Armenia :
Armenian national currency is the Dram ( AMD ). There are ATM machines and banks all around the city . Payments with VISA / Master Card credit cards are possible in most of the supermarkets , cafes , shops and restaurants . For the small local shops it ’ s always good to have some cash . The exchange offices are located in the banks and some big supermarkets . No passport is needed to exchange money .
1 EUR – 520 AMD 1 USD – 470 AMD 1 GBP – 624 AMD