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Detroit People Mover

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Address: Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: 313 224 2160
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6:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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A Fun Way to Tour Downtown

This is one of the best sightseeing values I've ever experienced. It's a great way to get a view of the beautiful downtown architecture. It's clean, the trains run frequently and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Bangor, Maine
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Bangor, Maine
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134 reviews 134 reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best sightseeing values I've ever experienced. It's a great way to get a view of the beautiful downtown architecture. It's clean, the trains run frequently and is just plain fun! Met lots of locals using it to get to a Tigers game too.

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nw arkansas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We used it on a Sunday to see a bunch of things for 75 cents each. It was almost deserted downtown, we parked a hundred yards from a station, and did a loop. The ride is a bit shaky, but nice views of building we would have had a lot of finding and parking hassles to see.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

The people mover is so funny. We've heard stories of it crashing and how locals refuse to use it, so we HAD to go on it. It cost 75 cents for a ride (you need change, it doesn't take notes) it comes to each station fairly regularly. We got on at the GM renaissance Center and rode about halfway round... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For 75 cents, you can hop on the People Mover and get a birds-eye view of downtown. This is essentially an overhead subway with approximately 10 stops along the route. The stops include Greektown and the Riverwalk. The route runs clockwise, and generally picks up from each stop about every 15 minutes. Once you disembark, you must pay an additional... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The People Mover is an overhead light rail that covers about 4 miles in an oblong of downtown Detroit. There are numerous stations near major hotels. It saves parking or looking for parking spaces and delivers you to the River Walk, Greek Town and a variety of locations for only .75. It is great to go out to dinner from... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is really a great thing for the city and tourist. Everything for the most part can be seen from the train, you can gear when you should get off by the stuff around you. Enjoyed it every time we rode. Pretty cheap too.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews 127 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

A ride in the People Mover may not actually transport you all that far and, as you'll notice, being a short loop you will soon find yourself back where you started. With a rather long and odd history for a just under 3 mile loop, its worth reading about, although I won't get into it. Suffice to say, its an... More 

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Brockville
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137 reviews 137 reviews
40 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

For .75 per ride you can't go wrong. We took it a couple of times over the weekend to go from our hotel to Greektown for supper and Joe for a game and we actually just stayed on it to see all of downtown. When we did go for a walk it we kept looking for the People Mover to... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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260 reviews 260 reviews
67 attraction reviews
369 helpful votes 369 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

.75 per ride. You need cash! No ATM in the station. Plenty of stations to get you close to where you are going. We entered at the Joe station and didn't have cash. The security guy used his own card to give me access, which was much appreciated, as we had limited time to go eat and return for the... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was a great cheap way to travel around Downtown Detroit. Stops convenient to attractions, restaurants and hotels.

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