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Trams & Funiculars

All around town - see entry, Lisbon, Portugal (Baixa)
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Ranked #73 of 243 activities in Lisbon
Type: Trams
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Kingston upon thames
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

we ended our trip with a quick funicular ride. We didn't have any tickets left so paid on board. kids aged 4 and 6 were free and so we only paid the €3.50 for a return per adult. only took a little time and they were frequent so we got a seat. Every tram we saw was packed so we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I took the no 12 yesterday. It's a nice, ambient and rather crowded way of getting a look at parts of the city. If you don't enjoy queuing in the sun (and like discounts) I suggest you get a normal traveling card and jump on on one of the stops before Martim moniz and grab the best seats as everyone... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is an essential part of visiting Lisboa. This is a must do and a very great way to tour the city!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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44 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The trams are easy to understand and a great way to get around to the corners of the city. The Funicular.....was disappointing. Nothing but graffiti on the car itself and the walls on the way up. I've been on many funiculars and this was a shame. They either need to stop promoting it to tourists and let it be or... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We used these to go over the many hills in Lisbon. The trams were a good way to see the city of Lisbon as well and they were very charming. They really give you the feeling of traveling via a vintage experience. It was nice to be able to hop on and off at the various historical sites and in... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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114 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We made use of both Trams 28 and 15 on our recent trip to Lisbon and found them to be the best way to get up and down those pesky hills! They are value for money and a nostalgic way to get about.

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England
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Buy the Viagem card for €0.50 at the airport (easy to buy from machines and all in English), top up with €5 or €10 and away you go on the cheapest transport system in Europe. Use on the local trains, trams, buses, metro for a great experience.€1.05 for trip with Viagem Card from Airport to City Centre is ridiculous!! Transport... More

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Selby, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Aerobus from Lisbon airport into city, including stops at main train stations, costs 3.50 Euros and very efficient. When we travelled this also gave you a 25% discount on tickets for the Yellow Bus Tours (not necessary to use on same day as the Aerobus) which is a great discount especially when Yellow Bus Tour tickets also include all other... More

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El Jadida, Morocco
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422 reviews 422 reviews
141 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

And I'm glad I took the funicular from Baixa. I would NEVER have made it up that hill. What on earth did they do in the olden days? It's just for the experience and it opens up the possibility of seeing a different part of Lisbon.

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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Travelled on the funicular at Ave de Gloria. It was a short ride but a great experience for my kids! Cost €3.60 for each child but was inclusive on the yellow bus ticket for us adults! I tell you what - I walked the hill afterwards - wow! They needed that funicular! Very steep. Great views / gardens at the... More

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