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Bonde Turistico De Santos

Praca Maua | Centro, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 06861-300, Brazil
+55(13) 3201.8000
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Ranked #2 of 64 attractions in Santos
Type: Historic Sites
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English first
Santos, SP
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

You can learn a little bit of Brazil history in an original tram, driven by a tram specialist. You can learn new places to visit and enjoy some good coffee in the coffee museum after the ride.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The historic centre of Santos where the trams are, is sad, very sad. An overwhelming air of dereliction - we would not want to be there at night. The tram ride takes about 45 minutes to do the whole circuit and the trams themselves are easily the best part of the ride because there was literally nothing to see en-route... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
104 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This tour takes you to the past riding a cable car line trough the city center, showing important buildings and locations. The tour guide chap tells us very interesting stories about those buildings and how the city developed trough the centuries. I not sure if they do a tour guide in English but it is worth asking them, otherwise you... More

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United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

We travelled this Streetcar in March 2013. It was a 45 minute trip for 5 reas each. We enjoyed our time on it but it only runs a very short circular route. We had previously covered most of the route on foot. The tour was only narrated in Portuguese. We would have enjoyed it much more if the tour had... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

The first regular cable car line in the world took place in Santos, Brazil, brought by the British over two centuries ago, and it was a breakthrough in terms of public transportation. Today "The Bonde" is a major tourist attraction in Santos, with a single line running around downtown, the Coffee Museum and Latin America's largest port (worth taking that... More

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