1 Disappearing city in Georgia Which Has a Creepy Network of Old Cable Cars

Disappearing city in Georgia Which Has a Creepy Network of Old Cable Cars

Posted on October 27, 2016 by konst4


The small town, modestly lost in the mountain vastness of Georgia, impressed the imagination of the traveler, photographer and founder of TEG Bureau - Pavel Makarov, that he spent a few days there, riding on the city's main attractions - the cableway. Chiatura – town of miners, located on two sides of the canyon, which contains dozens of active and broken funiculars, built in the 1950s


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Ghost Town is literally permeated with the spirit of the Soviet era, dilapidated houses and a sense of hopelessness. But once, in Soviet times, it had a great future - for the extraction of huge reserves of ore and manganese. Time goes and everybody forgot this city...

Text and photo: Pavel Makarov

 

1 Funicular rides over the suburban area.

Passing over the river Kvirila. View from the roof of the existing cableway.

The key attraction of the city - manganese mines, which are located throughout the neighborhood of Chiatura. Anyone who came here can watch the manganese extraction process.

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One Response to “Disappearing city in Georgia Which Has a Creepy Network of Old Cable Cars”

  1. Happy says:

    great pictures mate..thanks (:

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