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Teleferico de Gaia

Address: Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-236, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 223 741 440
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Type: Historic Sites, Scenic Drives, Lookouts, Outdoor Activities, Sights & Landmarks
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Chicago
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

For five euro, you can take a cable car ride up or down on the Gaia side of Porto (I think that a round trip ticket is 8 euro). A cable car ride down will land you on a river walk lined with access to a number of different port wine cellars and restaurants on the Gaia side. You will... More 

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Maputo, Mozambique
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110 reviews 110 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a great way to contemplate the extraordinary landscape. Unfortunately like many touristic atractions it's a bit pricey and it was a rainy day when I used it.

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Madrid, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It was an exciting experience but because we had a car and had an extensive tour of the city it didn't feel very necessary or different. Beautiful view though. Careful if you have a fear of heights, someone I was with got a bit anxious when we got higher.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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190 reviews 190 reviews
47 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This is a fun ride down to the riverside after a lot of walking and we thought it was quite expensive but its a "do once" type of trip. The photo taken was so good we even bought that!

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

On the Gaia side of the Old Bridge at Porto is a Cable Car down to the River Douro. I would have thought that it is reasonably new. All I know is that the price was 8 Euros Return each. We got down to the River purchased a photograph of us in the pod & went off in search of... More 

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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120 reviews 120 reviews
61 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I noticed that in previous reviews the question of price appears to make a frequent guest appearance. On a beautiful sunny day, I walked and walked, and so after I finished crossing the Luis I Bridge, I felt that I could treat myself to the Teleferico de Gaia, and possibly save some shoe leather. When I got to the cashier... More 

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Miami, Florida
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30 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It is expensive but the view is beautiful. If you go to that area it is worth it riding it at least one way. Roundtrip would be too much.

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Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Magnific view over Douro river, Gaia and Oporto. Very pleasant and relaxing ride, the only negative point is the price, a little bit expensive....

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Lapa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When you have walked the old city of Porto up and down, crossed the old bridge to Gaia, joined a tour in one of the portwine wineries, you will be tired. So you choose the tefeferico which goes to the upper level of the bridge more because of laziness than any other reason. It's modern an is rather ugly.... It... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We did not plan to take the teleferico but were very glad that we did. We took a one-way trip down to the river bank. It was a short ride but nevertheless, a very pleasant one. The view across the river was, of course, the highlight of the ride. Worth the experience if you have the time and are there... More 

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