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Description: Vintage trams take passengers on a scenic trip from the city center at sea...
Vintage trams take passengers on a scenic trip from the city center at sea level up through the narrow maze of streets towards St. George Castle.
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Ancient but fun

This very typical tram in lisbon is a must to see how it meanders through the narrow streets, but not easy to realize in summer due to busy traffic . Easiest is to take a bus to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I think some of the people who left negative reviews about Tram 28 didn't consider the context of where it is and what it does. It's not a dressed up tourist attraction strategically placed to extract maximum income from visitors. It's a aged transport system in Southern Europe that should have been replaced years ago but actually adds character and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This very typical tram in lisbon is a must to see how it meanders through the narrow streets, but not easy to realize in summer due to busy traffic . Easiest is to take a bus to the terminus and get on an empty tram there ...

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Cagliari, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

To cut a long story short: 1) long long long queue (we waited about 90 minutes unde the sun) 2) very crowded, few seats, if you don't manage to seat down you would see nothing (actually, even if you manage to seat you would not see very much...) 3) costs 2,85 euros per person per trip, so you basically have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Even if it's featured in all travel guides and is the favourite t-shirt tourists bring back home, it is still totally worth it. Blending with locals, who actually have somewhere to go, tram 28 is an interesting way to spend an hour around the city. Forget the hop in/out buses and the major touristic attractions, this route is a more... More 

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Astoria WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We went to the end of the Tram 28 line first thing on Sunday morning and did not have to wait in line. When you get to the other end of the line, you must exit and rebound - and pay again. However that is not a problem if you have a one or two day tourist pass. The sites... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Yes, there will be lineups. If you have taken the San Francisco cable cars and enjoyed it you will love Tram 28 even better. A tip is to catch the tram at its beginning and get there earlier rather than later. Ensure you get an outside seat to better enjoy the experience and the incredible views. If you don't see... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I am a big fan of trains and trams and that's why I had to board this one considering the hype. The tram takes you through the various parts of city and views at Alfama are really good but its so crowded most of the times that unless you get a seat its not useful.The trams are old so its... More 

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West Sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We queued for two long hot hours for this 'experience' watching trams come and go. Some pull past the queue and, park for about 15 minutes and then reverse to collect passengers - very frustrating! We finally boarded a packed tram to be wedged under the armpit of a man who has yet to discover the benefits of a good... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The experience is not fancy so please brace yourself. However the trip through the narrow streets is fun. I recommend getting on near the parliament and taking it all the way to top of the Alafama district and walking back through the old town

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you really want to do the whole tour and not be suffocated by the 100 tourists and locals filling the tiny tram, don't go to Lisbon in the summer! I was there four years ago and the tram was my favourite experience... and then this last July I returned and it was a nightmare. If you're there in the... More 

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