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[Web Wrap]: Wings of Tatev: Armenia Debuts “World’s Longest Aerial Tramway”.

October 19, 2010

It now takes just 11 minutes to arrive at one of Armenia’s most breathtaking sights.

By Gayane Abrahamyan via ArmeniaNow

Church bells were ringing loud in Tatev on October 16, heralding the launch of a program to revive a medieval monastic complex and the opening of an aerial tramway called Wings of Tatev linking a local village with the monastery and said to be the world’s longest skyway cablecar.

The 5.7-kilometer ropeway was built within 11 months, passes through a deep gorge of the River Vorotan and over hills covered with lush forests. Within about 11 minutes a tramway cabin takes passengers, 25 at a time, from the village of Halidzor to the magnificent complex of Tatev.

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Credit: Nazik Armenakyan via ArmeniaNow 

 

Please also read the Washington Post News:
Armenia: We Have World’s Longest Aerial Tramway.  

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