Birds cave is located 12 km from Yeghegnadzor, on the left bank of the River Areni. The cave consists of 3 halls. It has approximately 500 m² area, the large part of which still hasn’t been explored. As a result of studies, the archaeologists have found metal knives, fruit seeds, grain residues, rope, dishes, clothing, dried grapes, and plums, dated to 4200-3500 BC in the cave. Furthermore, they have discovered the oldest leather shoe in the world right here. It is more than 5500 years old. Also, in the same area, there were found the world’s oldest women’s skirt (3900 BC), as well as the first winery in the whole world. Nowadays the mentioned winery is considered to be the ancient one and dating back to the 4th millennium BC. No one has lived inside the cave, in the meantime, wine consumption was of ritual meaning for them.