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Teleferico de Gaia

Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
223 741 440
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Type: Historic Sites, Lookouts, Scenic Drives
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Warsaw, Poland
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273 reviews 273 reviews
149 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We took it up from the Gaia riverside as we were tired of walking and wanted to get a bird's eye view of the city. It's convenient for getting to the upper level of Dom Luis bridge and provides a nice view but the ride is quite short (few minutes) and expensive - one way ticket is 5 euros.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We did this for two reasons - it was there, and our kids were pestering us to go on. It was well worth the ticket price. Our car was clean and spacious - plenty of room for 2+2 - and big enough for some great photos. Apart from my wife almost going to make her maker trying to get in... More

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very helpfull way to switch from one side of Douro to another , especially after visiting cellars in Gaia Nova . You can enjoy best city wiews . Cost : 5 Eur /one side

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very short journey but the views over the port caves and along the river front are lovely... If you take from the Port houses at the riverfront it saves you trekking uphill and makes for a nicer walk along the top of the Dom Luis bridge (walking along the narrow pavement at the bottom isn't very nice) to take you... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Its a way to kill 5 minutes, and you get a nice view, but they have missed a trick here by not having any commentary on board which would make it much more interesting. It saves you walking up the hill to the monastery as well but apart from that nothing very special.

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Anadia, Aveiro, Portugal
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A very nice, but short trip along the Douro river. The views are great and it's a fantastic way to get to from Ribeira to Jardim do Morro on top of the hill. View from the hill is fantastic.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

While not a long trip (15 - 20 min) it offers some spectacular views and photo opportunities. 5 euro per adult and an optional additional 5 for a group pic plus you get some vouchers for a Port tasting when you get back! Definitively worth it in my view!

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Porto, Portugal
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The view is amazing ! You can see Porto, the river Douro, the bridge D. Luis, among other things. The cable is not too high, so people with vertigo will not have problems. It´s a touristic spot, and the price ( 5 euros) is not expensive.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Ok, so they take a photo of you as you sit in the cable car and try to sell it to you for five euro at the top. Besides that it is a good view over both Villa Nova de Gaia and Porto. At only five euros for a ticket to the top it is worth it for the view... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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82 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

It is a long way from the top of the Ponte Luis to the Port houses at the bottom. You can walk or drive, but if you want tyo enjoy the view take the Teleferico. Its easy and not expensive. Staff will help you if needed. Costs are very low.

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