One of the cities with closed down factories after the Soviet period, Vanadzor, never rehabilitated, and when the new didn’t come to replace the old, the city, surrounded by mountains, was cut from the world in such a scale, that it became its own “world center” with its reputation of “the most depressing city of Armenia.”
 Central square.  Vanadzor’s neighborhoods are Bazum, Dimats, Lager, Kongo, Jungliner.  People often say “previous” here (previous chemical factory, previous stadium). Previous cafe.
One of the spreading ideas among youngsters lately is the opportunity of choosing a city in Armenia, where you want to live, nothing is restricted with Yerevan any more, and many young people choose Vanadzor.
To build a house
Here young people have big and beautiful houses, where many live alone for different reasons. Now Davit has decided to bring to order, to take good care of the house, where he was born.
Because of living alone, since there is no one to talk to, you talk to yourself and learn yourself better.
To leave home
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