Peru and its first cable car system

The Peruvian government opens Kuélap cable car system with a view to double the number of tourist arrivals.
The 4 km-long and 670 m-high cable car system aims to attract 75,000 tourists annually to the citadel, built by the Chachapoyas culture between 500-1450 AD. The 26 cable cars, capable of transporting eight passengers each, are also fitted with solar panels and wind sensors. The 15- minute cable car ride will replace a 32 km dirt road that required a 90 minute drive.
Peru is the latest South American country to implement cable car technology, joining Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela.

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