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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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW 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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Rhuddlan, Wales, United Kingdom
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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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Narre Warren, Australia
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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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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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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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Address: Calcada da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 21/363-2044
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon

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