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Address: Calcada da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 21/363-2044
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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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Keep your arms inside if you want to keep them

Fun ride to the top. Stumbled upon this trolley while doing a walkabout in Lisbon. It was fun and an easy way to get to Alto Burrea? From the main Avidena Libertaen? Sorry I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The streets of Lisbon are quite steep so a lot of people prefer either the funicular (Elevador/Elevator) or trams to climb up the steep roads. A single ride is quite expensive for a short distance- 3 Euros

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Well, I was expecting something special and I got it...for about 50 seconds. Not joking. That elevator (and all others as well) run only a few minutes. Definitely not worth a try if you dont have a daily ticket for public transports or Lisboa card, which is also valid. Graffity made it ugly, but very nostalgic experience.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

i remembered we got some united tickets so we went there. It was fun since you could take photos. But that was all... since it would be a bit expensive if you bought ticket there.

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Aswan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nice experience, but you will also be happy if you skip this. It is presented as a 'must do' and perhaps it is. It doesn't take long.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Wait 15 mins to save walking 4 mins (up a steep hill I will grant you). The misses wanted to go on a tram so we did it but if I'd paid full whack for this then I'd be annoyed. Yes nice enough view at the top but we'd walked to nearly there by accident loads of times

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fun ride to the top. Stumbled upon this trolley while doing a walkabout in Lisbon. It was fun and an easy way to get to Alto Burrea? From the main Avidena Libertaen? Sorry I can't remember the spelling.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

This is iconic for Lisbon so I was glad I saw it but it seems silly to wait in the queue and pay to ride up a short hill. Walk by, take a look, then keep walking to wherever you need to go .

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Definitely you must take a ride with this elevator (and the other ones) when in Lisbon - first for the experience and then if you want to skip walking the stairs on the hills. You can take as much rides as you want if you have the Lisboa Card

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is cool, located just to the right of the Eden hotel, this elevator takes you to a high point in Lisbon. Close by is a view point of Lisbon and close to many areas. 3 euros 50 for a round trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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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