[Web Wrap]: In 40 Days, ‘Wings of Tatev’ Brings 7000 People to Medieval Monastery.

December 3, 2010

The number of visitors has already doubled.

Via Asbarez.com

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–More than 7,000 people have visited the Medieval Monastery of Tatev in Southern Armenia since the October inauguration of a 5.7-kilometer-long aerial tramway that transports visitors from the village of Halidzor across the Vorotan gorge to the village of Tatev, within walking distance of the monastery.

The cable car line, dubbed “The Wings of Tatev,” is the world’s longest reversible aerial tramway, allowing tourists and visitors to bypass a grueling 90-minute drive on a dilapidated road in and out of the rocky Vorotan River Gorge.

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