Balçova Cable Car Facilities Opens on Tuesday, June 9

balcova cable car facilities opens june tuesday
balcova cable car facilities opens june tuesday

The Cable Car Facilities in Balçova, which is closed due to coronavirus measures, will be opened on Tuesday, June 9. In the facility, which will be served by paying attention to hygiene and distance rules, 8 people will be taken to the 4-person gondola gondolas and visitors without a mask will not be accepted.


The Cable Car Facilities in Balçova, which have not received visitors since last March due to coronavirus measures, are reopening with the normalization process. The facility, where maintenance and improvement works are completed during its closed period, will start to serve on June 9. The facility will serve by considering the hygiene and social distance rules.

Measures taken

Necessary preparations have been completed within the scope of corona precautions in the facility where improvement and maintenance works are carried out in automation and electrical systems. Gondolas, passengers' touches, promenade area, cafes and restaurants were disinfected. A fire measurement device was placed at the entrance of the facility. While the waiting points of the visitors who will enter using a ticket or İzmirim card are separated from each other, safe distance points where citizens will stop are created to protect the social distance during the waiting period. Contactless hand dryers with antimicrobial coating were placed in the toilets. The viewing terrace has been renewed using antibacterial floor tiles.

Gondolas will operate at 50 percent capacity

8 people will be taken to the 4-person gondola gondolas, a mask-free visit will not be accepted and a fire measurement will be made at the entrance. Restaurants and cafes on Gondolas and Dede Mountain will be regularly disinfected. While seating areas in restaurants and cafes are arranged according to the social distance rule, service personnel will be provided to serve according to the hygiene rules.

4 tops in minutes

The cable car gondolas at the Cable Car Facility, run by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality İZULAŞ company, go up to Balçova Dede Mountain in about 4 minutes, allowing holidaymakers to watch İzmir from a different angle. Visitors who have the chance to watch İzmir panoramicly during the trip, can benefit from the facilities and the promenade area by walking in a unique nature, in the green of pine trees, in a clean air.

Balçova Cable Car Facility will be open between 12.00-20.00 as before. Ticket sales will end at 19.00. The facility, which operates 6 days a week, will be closed on Mondays for weekly maintenance. Children 0 to 5 years old are not charged.


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