Offering a best way to enjoy on the journey for city of white marble, Ashgabat Cable Car has become the best attraction for the visitors in Turkmenistan Tours. It is a 4 km cable way that connects Ashgabat and the foothills of Kopetdag Mountain range. With a capability for 300 passengers, it has 14 cabins where one cabin can accommodate up to 8 people.
Situated in between Karakum desert and Kopet Dag mountain range, Ashgabat is famous in Turkmenistan Tours for its white marble buildings and grandiose national monuments. The city has the gained the world record in Guiness Book as it has the highest concentration of white marble building.
Ashgabat with the ruins of Konjikala, on the Silk Road had a golden prosperous history until it was destroyed by Genghis Khan. In 1919, the city was renamed as Poltoratsk and became the capital of the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic in 1924.
The construction of Ashgabat Cable Car was started in 2005 by the French company “Bouygues”. The cost of the project was $20.5 million and the Ashgabat Cable Car was inaugurated in 18 October 2006.
Ashgabat Cable Car station is located south of the Main Museum of Turkmenistan at an altitude of 1270 meters above sea level on the foothill of Kopetdag Mountain range.
Included in Ashgabat – Top Places To Visit, the journey in Ashgabat Cable Car takes 10 minutes. The velocity of 16 cabins is 6 meters per second. Passengers are carried out every 72 seconds.
The arrival station has an area of 6500 square meters is a small park and there is a constructed building in which two restaurants and cafes, which both can take 280 people, several shops and offices for staff. There is also a sightseeing helicopter pad, covered terraces and stairways, alleys and water cascade.
As one of the major Turkmenistan Highlights, Ashgabat Cable Car offers to enjoy the most charming view of mountain and the most spectacular view of Ashgbat city.
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