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Elevador da Gloria

Address: Calcada da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 21/363-2044
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Ranked #136 of 425 things to do in Lisbon
Type: Lookouts, Public transportation systems, Landmarks & points of interest, Transportation, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Funicular railway that leadss to the São Pedro de Alcântara Miradouro overlook above Lisbon.
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Type: Lookouts, Public transportation systems, Landmarks & points of interest, Transportation, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Funicular railway that leadss to the São Pedro de Alcântara Miradouro overlook above Lisbon.

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Valmadrera, Italia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The funicular of the Gloria is one of the funicular you can get in Lisbon to reach the viewpoints of the city... The ride helps you skip hill climbs and you can have nice views of the hood..

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Katy, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Good - If you have never ridden a tram and want to try it out but not in the mood to commit to a longer route, this is a good option for you. The tram takes you up to the overlook. The street is uphill with a steep grade worth checking out the old architecture. If you have the Lisbon... More 

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Dalkeith
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

You're in Lisbon so you have to try all the elements that we don't encounter every day, right? The journey is quirky, fun and historic. Yeah, you can walk up the hill and so what? You're on holiday so 'Jump On' and at a snail's pace, enjoy the ride! Either pay the 3 Euros for a single trip or like... More 

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Northwest UK
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151 reviews 151 reviews
31 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

travel the old fashioned way via the fernicular tram. not much to see when at the top other than narrow car filled streets but a nice experience

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Adelaide, Australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Cheap return ticket in the funicular to a lookout over Lisbon. They do cram you in the tram....not fun when it's hot but better than the steep climb to the lookout.....again get there early to avoid queues

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Toronto, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It's included if you buy a day pass (good for 24 hours after first use, subway/bus/etc). Very short ride. If you want a fuller tram experience, take Tram 28 that most tourists take to the main sites (castle, Belem, etc.)

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Ok, but really not worth it. You can walk up but it's steep and will take about 15 mins. But takes to to a nice hill.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The hill may be steep to walk either u or down, but is an excellent work out verses riding an overpriced people mover. Also they cram in as many people as humanly possible to make as much money as they can. Walk or watch, don't waste your money

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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113 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Yes it is cramped and not cheap. So get a travel pass and marvel at the engineering and the ingenuity of this - it wasn't built for tourists so it is "real" and a key part of the history of the area.

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England
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126 attraction reviews
283 helpful votes 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The Gloria was by some distance the most popular funicular of the three famous attractions. Whereas it was "standing room only" for this one, the other two almost had to wait for sufficient custom to run. I'd read about these shortly after visiting the Great Orme tramway, as they share similar characteristics of street running using a permanently attached cable,... More 

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