Mini aerial ropeways being installed in Georgia's mountainous regions
07 February, 2018
 Mini aerial ropeways being installed in Georgia's mountainous regions
The Ministry of Economics and Sustainable Development has started installing mini aerial ropeways in mountainous regions of Georgia, in particular winter resorts. The information was made public by the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili at the Cabinet Meeting on February 7.

A pilot project has already been launched in Zemo and Kvemo Svaneti. As the PM said, ropeways have been already installed in the villages of Ushguli, Ushkhvanari, Mazeri and Etseri.
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Ushguli Village in Svaneti

The Mountain Resorts Development Company has
discovered a German manufacturer, which produces mini ropeways. It’s not expensive and costs around 25,000 euros. Each ropeway is 200-300 meters long.

As the Prime Minister noted, new attractions will be set up in other winter resorts of Georgia as well.

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