Mideast’s tallest suspension bridge inaugurated in Meshkinshahr
The tallest suspension bridge in the Middle East was inaugurated on Saturday in a ceremony attended by the Head of Iran Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization Masoud Soltanifar.
The bridge stands over Khiyo Chaei River in Meshkinshahr,
Tourists can view the beautiful scenery of Sabalan slopes from a height of 80 meters.
It is 325 meters long and two meters wide. The bridge was built in Khiav Tourism Zone at a cost of 400 billion rials.
The Khiyo resort which has been promised to be immediately built around the bridge covers an area equal to 1300 hectares and is the most major tourism project in Ardabil province.
Among amenities the resort will offer are: guest entertainment salons, residential suites, air balloon and other air sports sites, rotating restaurant, handicrafts market, amusement park, and other services and attractions, in addition to offering a magnificent view to the Mount Sabalan from an altitude of 80 meters, which is an exceptional attraction for mountaineers, since in addition to a very beautiful lake at the summit, the Mount Sabalan being a dormant volcano.