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Address: Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: 13-32215665
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Fabulous views

For R$35 you can take the funicular railway to the top of Monte Serrat, it only takes a few minutes and the views are spectacular, of the city and the port. There is a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
jane c
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London
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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For R$35 you can take the funicular railway to the top of Monte Serrat, it only takes a few minutes and the views are spectacular, of the city and the port. There is a little coffee shop at the top that also sells ice cream.

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Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited on a rainy day, there is a nice view on the rooftop, there is a very charming chapel close to the coffe shop, were we had a good caffe latte.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We hiked all 402 Steep steps up to the top. Fortunately we were lucky and had a nice sunny day for this hike. The hike was nice, not crowded at all, so if you want to avoid many tourists on the tram, choose the steps. On our way up towards the heavens, there were holy shrines, each one depicting the... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The highest point in Santos in a quite favela is the best spot to overview Santos. The panorama is just breathtaking. You can reach the top by funicular or foot

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Osasco, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's a really nice place to visit. You get to check it out a panoramic view of Santos City. Up there used to work a casino (since a long time ago it's forbidden in Brazil). It's kind of expensive to eat up there, so, do it before or after.

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Tamworth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Catch the fernicular up to the top of Mount Serrat and you will have great views of old Santos town to the North and modern Santos and the sea to the south. The chapel atbthevtop is also worth a visit.

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Thank kennyhall1944
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Monte Serrat is the highest point in Santos from where one can have an all around view of the city, the ocean and the port. Magnificent views in fact, and there is a tram that takes visitors up and down the steep hill, very interesting.

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Thank Eliane S
Santos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Enjoy the ride in the vertical tram and visit an old casino and a very cozy church. From there you can see Santos harbor, the beaches, streets, etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Take a funicular up the side of Monte Serrat to the old Casino and get a great view of all of Santos from old town to the beach area. Visit the historic church and have a cool breeze before heading back down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband was the one who found out about Monte Serrat, I have been to Santos many times in my life, and I had never gone to Monte Serrat. It was a totally awesome experience. You go up in a trolley, when you get up their, the views are exquisite, you see the whole city, their is also a little... More 

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