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Address: Calcada da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 21/363-2044
Description: Funicular railway that leadss to the São Pedro de Alcântara Miradouro...
Funicular railway that leadss to the São Pedro de Alcântara Miradouro overlook above Lisbon.
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I enjoyed the trip up the very steep road, I would not necessarily walk it. I know a lot of the reviews say that it is expensive, but if you have one of the travel cards (similar... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Rhuddlan, Wales, United Kingdom
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Rhuddlan, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed the trip up the very steep road, I would not necessarily walk it. I know a lot of the reviews say that it is expensive, but if you have one of the travel cards (similar to an Oyster card) it works out cheaper to use this and other public transport

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Narre Warren, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Loved this ride. Been on a lot of funiculars in various different parts of the world and this one rates up there with the best of them. The view from the top is really good and different from looking over the river all the time. It costs €3.60 for a return ride but I think if you have a metro... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

You can go up to the Barrio Alto with this elevador. It is fun, some 4 minutes ride just for 3.40 Euro, which is a robbery. If you have a weekly ticket for all public transport, than it costs nothing. But the small elevador is anyhow full with tourists.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Elevador da Glória connects two of he most interesting areas of Lisbon Avenida da Liberdade (Liberty Avenue) and Bairro Alto District. Av. da Liberdade is a XIX Century glamorous Boulevard where the most luxury stores are. Bairro Alto a XV Century District full of small bars and restaurants.. Elevador da Glória is one of the famous yellow trams that for... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a really easy way to get from the Baixa to the Bairro Alto, The Glória Funicular was opened to the public on October 24, 1885.

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Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Save the 3.60 euros, if this is the only time you are going to use transit on the day. This funicular is a short ride of about two blocks, and if you are prepared to walk the hilly city of Lisbon, then you don't really need this short ride. The view at the top overlooking Lisbon is certainly worth travelling... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It is great to travel once with this small elevador. You have to buy a ticket, but it worth for the nice view.

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Thorpe, null, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Use it just for the experience of doing it - use it for the views from miardouro Sa Pedro de Alcanta or use it to visit the cafes, bars and restaurants in the narrow, winding, hilly lanes of the Bairro Alto. Don't use it if you want a Disney Ride to make believe. Let yourself go, be in the moment... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We used this tram on the day we had the transit day pass. Our hotel was in the Bairro Alto, so it was fun to try it, mostly sitting the drivers chair (there are 2 spots one where the driver goes when going up; another one that the driver uses to go down)... On other days when we didn't have... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

It's just a very, very short ride on a tram (and expensive for it), but it's good fun and it's part of your Lisboa experience to take the Elevador da Gloria (the better one) or the nearby Elevador do Lavra. Doesn't take much of your time either. You can walk back down (or stay up there of course). In August... More 

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Address: Address: Calcada da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 21/363-2044
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon

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