“Wings of Tatev”

The rope way “Wings of Tatev” – recorded in the Guinness World Records Book as the world’s longest non-stop double track cable car.

 It is 5,752 m (18,871 ft) and was achieved by the Tatev Aerial Tramway in collaboration with National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, in Tatev, Armenia, on 16 October 2010.
The tramway, designed by Garaventa (Switzerland), connects the village of Halizor with the medieval Tatev Monastery, offering a unforgettable journey across the Vorotan River Gorge. The design process and foundation work began in 2009, with the opening ceremony of the aerial tramway and the official launch of the Tatev Revival Project on 16 October 2010. The 5.7-kilometer aerial tramway is supported by three towers between its two terminals. One terminal is on a hill overlooking the village of Halidzor and the other is near Tatev Monastery, on the road to Tatev village. At top speed, the tramway will travel at 37 kilometers per hour and the ride will take approximately 11 minutes, with its deepest drop at 360 meters above ground. Two cabins (each with the capacity to hold 25 people) will operate at once, travelling in opposite directions. There are six cables altogether (three per cabin, with two cables suspending and one cable pulling each cabin), each uniquely built for the specifications of this project. Taking it will give you a lifelong remembered experience, since you can enjoy fantastic aerial views of mountains and gorges and take pictures. 
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