📩 29/03/2023 08:51
Lütfü Savaş, Mayor of Antakya, said that they are working to bring the city together with Habib-i Neccar Mountain and to implement a cable car project of 150 meters in total in order to have a panoramic view of Antakya. Hatay, which has historical and cultural richness due to being home to many civilizations, will take its guests on a "historical" journey thanks to the cable car system that Antakya Municipality continues to work on.
Hatay, which is called acak City of Tolerance ğı, aims to crown the rich tourism values that exist with its ropeway project ayı It will extend from the historical Uzun Çarşı which has many work places from its spice shop to cheese shop, from the shoemaker to its coppersmith. Thanks to the 150 meter-long cable car, a thousand 200 people will be able to travel to history.
Antakya Mayor Lütfü Savaş, who made a statement to our news team about the ropeway project, whose construction activities continue at a rapid pace, between the Yarn Bazaar and Habib-i Neccar Mountain to be brought to urban tourism, said that the ropeway line will be made approximately 150 meters long and a total of 1200 people will be transported per hour… From the first station to the summit, 6 Stating that there will be ascent and descent in minutes, President Savaş stated that besides the cable car system, there will be observation terraces, an urban forest and a country cafe at the foot of the mountain.
Stating that the tourists coming to Hatay will see the historical richness of the city as a bird's eye view thanks to the cable car, the Mayor of Antakya Lütfü Savaş said, "The İplik Pazarı next to the Historical Long Bazaar, the commander of Alexander the Great, Seleukos, BC. We came across a historical ruin at the first station of the cable car construction that will reach the summit of Habib-i Neccar Mountain, where the last remaining parts of the 300-meter-long city walls built around 23 BC are located. The historical ruins that emerged around the Yarn Bazaar were an advantage for us. Efforts are continuing to unearth the remains and mosaics from the Byzantine and Roman periods here, and turn it into an open museum.” The museum station is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.