One of the oldest kanatak was erected in the Alps in the mid 19th century for the conveyance of travelers to the observation deck. The most popular kanatak occurred during the second half of the 20th century in connection with growing popularity of the ski resorts. Today on the planet there is a huge amount of "air ways", but few of them can be called unique. The most popular was the longest cableway in the world, they dream to ride many tourists.
Grenoble (France) is one of the most unique kanatok, stretching over 600 meters. It was built in the 30-ies of the last century. Thanks to her local people first got access to the Bastille, which is one of the main attractions of France. Over time the road has undergone a radical modernization, becoming the technical characteristics of one of the safest in the world.
Sternensauser (Switzerland) is a cableway with a length of 2 kilometers, which allows it to enter the list of the world's longest. This is one of the most unique cable cars, the structure of which is simple to genius. Cable with very high durability connects two local stations. There are no funiculare, instead there are mounts, each of which is designed for one person. Special roller design allows for movement from one station to another. This is one of the most beloved cable cars fans of extreme sports, so as the maximum speed can reach up to 90 kilometers per hour.
Tatev (Armenia) — the famous cable car to the whole world, whose length is 5.7 km. It was built relatively recently — 2010 is the year of its Foundation. Its construction started with the aim of connecting two villages — Tatev and Halidzor. Between them is Vorotan gorge, through which runs the cable car. Funiculare, able to accommodate up to 35 people, moving with considerable speed of 35 kilometers per hour. This speed is enough to overcome the longest cable car in less than a quarter of an hour. From the Windows of the trailer offers very beautiful views of the unique nature of the gorge. Located the cable car to the top of 320 kilometers.
7. Complexo do Alemano
Complexo do Alemano (Brazil) is one of the longest in the world. Length of the ropeway is about 3.5 miles. This is one of the youngest cable cars in the world, which was built seven years ago. Its construction took place over two years. Complexo de Aleman is able to carry for 60 minutes up to three thousand passengers. Another feature of this road is the lowest fare in the world. Only the cable car runs back and forth more than 150 funiculare, each of which is designed for 10 people.
Masada (Israel) is recognized as one of the lowest cable cars that exist on our planet. It is located at 257 meters below sea level, and its length is 0.6 kilometers. Feature of Masada is also the fact that it has no extra supports. Lead the cable car to the ancient local fortress of the same name. This landmark was to build this cantata the road. Thanks to her, the fortress became more accessible for tourists from all over the world. Previously, archaeologists had to travel a dangerous path attractions to explore.
Gulmarg (India) is considered unique not only because of its length, but also height. Its length is 5 kilometers. Gulmarg leads to the eponymous ski resort, located in the Himalayas. Construction of the cableway was carried out due to the fact that many tourists simply could not afford an expensive trip in a helicopter to a ski resort. Due to this, Gulmarg find even greater popularity among fans of winter sports.
4. Nha Trang
Nha Trang (Vietnam) is one of the longest on the planet. Its length is 3.3 kilometers at relatively low altitude, which is only seventy meters. The road connects the coastal area of Nha Trang with hon tre island. Nha Trang is well known fact that is one of the longest roads that pass over the sea. Support are nine massive columns. a fascinating trip over the sea to last approximately 20-minute interval. each of the booths can hold up to 8 people at a time. The road has a very strong design and powerful supports that will ensure the safety of passengers even in the event of the outbreak of the tsunami.
Mishor (Russia) has taken its place of honor in the Guinness Book of Records as the road with the longest unsupported span, which is 2 kilometres. Mishor leads to the top of mount AI-Petri, the absolute height of which is 1234 miles. The total length of the ropeway is about 3 kilometers. The duration of the trip in wagons with capacity for up to 35 people is only a quarter of an hour. During this time, tourists have a unique opportunity to admire the incredible beauty of the Crimean nature. Visited here at least once will definitely want to come back to ride funiculare and get on one of the most important mountains of the Crimea.
Zhangjiajie or "Road to heaven" (China) is among the ten longest in the world, whose length exceeds seven miles. It is located in the eponymous National Park. The cable car takes you to the highest point on the top of the local — Tangmen. It is also the highest cave in the world, which is called as the "Heavenly gate". The top of the mountain enveloped in a thick veil of clouds, from which it got its unofficial name "the Road to heaven." The path to the peak starts right from the center of the Chinese city.
1. Teleférico de mérida
Teleférico de mérida (Venezuela) — the longest ropeway. It is located in mérida. Its length exceeds 12 km length, which is an absolute indicator. Just Teleférico de mérida includes four sections and leads to the top of Espejo, the highest point of which is situated at an altitude of 4765 meters. The total time for the journey by cable car is about a couple of hours. From the Windows of fenicular offers incredible panoramic scenic views of the city. Funicular performs several stops, allowing travelers to walk on the mountain. Due to the rapid rise and great differences in altitude and pressure tourists should note that it threatens poor health.