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Teleferico de Gaia

Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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Type: Historic Sites, Lookouts, Scenic Drives
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81 reviews 81 reviews
40 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

If the price was less I would advise it. You have a 4 minutes trip along the margin of rio Douro and with a panoramic view. You start up and end down or the reverse.

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Miami, Florida
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13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

This is a sky ride across the Douro River where the port wine cellars are. After walking across the bridge from the city center, you pay 5 euros per person for a 2 way ride on this side of the river. Not only are the views of the river and city of Porto spectacular with awesome pictures likes postcards, but... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a fun way to get up or down to the port wine cellars. The views are really not better than what yu can take from the top of the Luiz bridge, but worth doing regardless.

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 attraction reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We crossed the main bridge from Porto in the higher level. We had bought a city pass so we had a ticket for the cable car. We didn't realise that we had to change our voucher for a ticket at the main gate- but we figured it out eventually. The cable cars come around quickly so we were able to... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

After getting lost my husband and I decided to take the Teleferico. Duh, the Telefico is a short cut to all the Port Wine wineries. You get a beautiful view plus 2 free tasting at Porto Quevedo which in not in the map.

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launceston
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

whilst only a small distance is travelled,you do get a great view of Porto and the river. If you have walked across the top of the bridge, this makes a perfect way to get down to ground level by the river

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Helsinki, Finland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
54 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We crossed the D.Luis bridge on the upper level and wanted to go down to wine cellars. This "ski lift" gave us perfect solution. Most of the people were coming up, so downwards less traffic. one ride costs 5 euros (2014/04) and includes port wine tasting at one small winery. The view is nice.

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Porto, Portugal
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This cable car is just too expensive and exists mostly for tourists. It has no utility for locals. I lived in Porto my whole life and I see litle point to this attraction. The view is great but you get the same from the monastery of “Serra do Pilar” – you can cross the upper bridge from Porto. Save your... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This cable car is situated in the southbank part of town, Nova Gaia. It is right in front of the many wine cellars (which you should visit). After visiting the cellars it is very convenient to climb uphill to the upper level of the famous Dom Louis bridge to cross it by foot to the center of Porto. What a... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

A modern cable car that whips you down from the metro station to the port wine houses on the Gaia waterfront. All wheelchair accessible. I just wish it had been longer as there was so much to see from the cable car with colourful Porto across the river and the nightclubs on the roofs and huge port wine houses below... More

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