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Deva / Romania

The Citadel of Deva is enthroned visibly one a mountainous rise at the south edge of the Apuseni Range in Transylvania.

One special experience is the trip with the inclined lift to this great symbol of Deva.

A visit to the fortress has developed into a hotspot for tourism in the region thanks to the new lift.



Year of construction: 2005
System: Inclined lift
Drive: Traction drive


Length: 270 m
Difference in level: 154 m
Inclination: 30° - 41°


Rail type: HEA
Track gauge: 1200 mm

Operating data

Cabin capacity: 16 passengers
Travel speed: 2 m/s
Total capacity: 155 pphd
Zitadelle Deva
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