Ordu Boztepe Gondola

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Ordu Boztepe Gondola
Ordu Boztepe Teleferik
Ordu Boztepe Ropeway, „Batumi“ cabin.JPG
Ordu Boztepe Gondola
Ordu Boztepe Gondola is located in Turkey
Ordu Boztepe Gondola
Location within Turkey
Overview
Status Operational
Character Recreational
Location Ordu
Country Turkey
Coordinates 40°59′05″N 37°53′04″E / 40.98472°N 37.88444°E / 40.98472; 37.88444
Termini Ordu (east)
Boztepe (west)
Elevation lowest:  0 m (0 ft)
highest: 498 m (1,634 ft)
No. of stations 2
Construction cost Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png11 million (approx. US$6 million)
Open June 9, 2012; 5 years ago (2012-06-09)
Operation
Owner Ordu Municipality
Operator Ordu Municipality
No. of carriers 28
Carrier capacity 8
Ridership 1,800 horly
Trip duration 6.5 min.
Fare Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png5.00
Technical features
Aerial lift type Bi-cable gondola detachable
Manufactured by Leitner Ropeways, Italy
Line length 2,350 m (7,710 ft)
No. of support towers 7

The Ordu Boztepe Gondola (Turkish: Ordu Boztepe Teleferik Hattı) is an aerial lift line in Ordu serving the nearby hilltop Boztepe. It is owned and operated by Ordu Municipality.[1]

The 2,350 m (7,710 ft) long gondola lift line was constructed by the Italian company Leitner Ropeways of Leitner Group to a cost of Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png11 million (approximately US$6 million), and the line officially opened on June 9, 2012.[2][3] The base station is situated in the downtown at Black Sea coast. There is a parking lot for 180 cars next to the base station. The mountain station Boztepe is at an altitude of 498 m (1,634 ft). There are seven supporting towers between the terminals. 28 cabins each capable of eight passengers are able to transport hourly 900 people in one direction. The ride takes 6.5 minutes.[4][5]

View of Ordu from Boztepe.

Boztepe is a tourist attraction with a panoramic view over the city and the Black Sea coast featuring restaurants. The return ticket for the ride cost Turkish lira symbol 8x10px.png5.00.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teleferik -"40 Yıllık Rüya Gerçek Oldu"" (in Turkish). Ordu Belediyesi. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  2. ^ "GD8 Ordu-Boztepe - References - Company - LEITNER ropeways". Leitner Ropeways. 
  3. ^ "Boztepe Teleferiğinin Resmi Açılışı Gerçekleştirildi". Haber Ünye (in Turkish). 2012-06-09. Retrieved 2013-11-13. 
  4. ^ Leitner ropeways (2013-08-28), LEITNER ropeways in Ordu - Turkey, retrieved 2016-09-14 
  5. ^ a b "Tatilden dersler aldık". Erzurum Flaş (in Turkish). 2013-08-27. Retrieved 2013-11-13.