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Wings of Tatev, Syunik Province
(4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Take a scenic ride on Wings of Tatev, a long aerial tramway in the remote mountains of the country's southeast. The cable car, opened in 2010, will take you on a ten-minute ride from the village of Halidzor, across the Vorotan river gorge to the 9th-century monastery, which stands nestled on a plateau overlooking the ravine. Enjoy expansive panoramic views of the monastery and the dramatic mountainous landscape, and catch the tram back down after exploring the monastery grounds. By using our Tatev trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Wings of Tatev and other attractions in Tatev.
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  • Must-see Travel is wonderful and worth the money during the explanations in the three languages for the currently passing attractions
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  • The longest cableway. price back and forth on 3 was only 12000 AMD. BTW all proceeds goes to Tatev Temple reconstruction. We were lucky and we arrived before the arrival of tourist buses and therefore in the booth was empty apart from us (and so the man calmly 20 fit). look through the transparent walls of the stunning and Devil's bridge and waterfall and Gorge ... unforgettable
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  • This is one of the greatest attractions in Armenia, a real must for your tour. You travel by a large cabin that takes you over 2 valleys. The view is breathtaking. What you see is explained in Armenia...  more »
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  • The longest cable car in the world offers spectacular views on the way to a solemn church and monastery. The ride also provides information (in English as well as other languages) about the different landmarks along the ride. The nearby cafe is also exceptional, and there is free wifi. One issue is that the return trip is not organized (boarding times are not specific) and there can be a large number of people that try to cut in line. Also, security will not do anything about it! I had to wait in line for a return trip for an hour and a half. During the wait, I tried to prevent some disrespectful non-Armenian tourists (some drunk) from cutting in line, and the security simply disappeared! The cable cars are small, so letting drunk and disorderly people aboard could be very dangerous. As such, the security personnel need to be more proactive. For parents with very little children, asking to cut in line is fine, but it is not okay when large numbers of people try to cut in line, every cut like that adds an extra 15 minute of wait! It would be nice if the return ticket had a specific time as well. I think this could go a long way towards resolving the issues I experienced.
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  • Classroom kanatka, be sure to take a ride, because the review with her simply stunning!
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