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Angels Flight Railway

Address: Bunker Hill, Los Angeles, CA 90013 (Central L.A)
Phone Number: 213-626-1901
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$89*
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Small-Group Tour of Los Angeles from Long Beach
73%
Ranked #102 of 310 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
Owner description: A rebuilt historic incline railway.
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks
Owner description: A rebuilt historic incline railway.
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California
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1,552 reviews 1,552 reviews
1,020 attraction reviews
398 helpful votes 398 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a little piece of L.A. history that refuses to die. The hill its purpose was to climb was levelled but preservationists held out and it was reinstalled. Not operating when I last saw it. :-(

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Honestly its a shame that the city has to await certain approvals (according to postings) since Feb of 2014 for it to be fully functional, yet around the area buildings are going up. For visual it's pretty neat to stare at. Overall well... ya that's about it.

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Los Angeles
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Located in downtown- Angels Flight is something everyone has to ride on when in the city. It's been refurbished a couple of times yet it's kept it original touch. The ride is around 15-25 cents I believe and it leads down to a marketplace where you can try all sorts of ethnic foods and it leads up to the financial... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

very cool piece of history to see. It was closed when I took my mother to see it, and apparently this is a common problem. Check to see if it's operationg before making the trek downtown.

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Brooklyn, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
40 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Apparently this short funivia is always closed for repairs, as it was when I was there. Cool history and a nice look, but...get it together!

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Macclesfield
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you've not seen a funicular railway before it's worth a short detour but it's not very long at all. It also was closed for work when we visited so unable to say if the ride is anything to bother with.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Unique railway! Worth checking this out! :) remember to get to the top! The view is nice and you get to see more!

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London, Canada
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85 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

$0.50 for a ride on the shortest railway? Absolutely! It's adorable- Short and sweet;) We rode it to the top and walked over to the Disney Concert Hall, then back to the little park with 'Tom's bench'- someone was sitting on it, but the view was nice anyways...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
52 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I enjoy a funicular. This one was not running. The sign that was posted was January 2014 - testing. It is a short walk from the Disney Hall...so an easy walk. Will check again next time I am in LA>

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

But was worth seeing as it is the shortest railway line recorded. If you do go see it is worth climbing the steps to see the view, shame the park along side was also closed as had a great view of the city

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