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Address: Rua do Ouro, Lisbon, Portugal
Phone Number: 351214138679
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This elevator is located inside a gothic tower, which provides quick and...

This elevator is located inside a gothic tower, which provides quick and easy transport between Lisbon's Baixa and Bairro Alto districts.

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A long long line

We waited in line and after some waiting . Decided not to go up and went to rhe castle above the city for the view

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Shishko
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We waited in line and after some waiting . Decided not to go up and went to rhe castle above the city for the view

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vancouver island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We waited more than 30 minutes for a ride up the elevator only to be told it was 1.50 euro more to go to the top for the view. Our view on the lower level was in between wire fencing. It's in the downtown touristy area but a better view can be seen at Sao Vicente Monastery and much much... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views are fantastic from the top. For those of us that are older this is an ideal answer to see the the high views. Our yellow boat tour to Belem, surprisingly also gave us entry to this lift. It was well worth 30 minute wait in the queue.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This review is a bit of a cop out if I'm honest, as I never really went up or down in the elevator itself. However, the views from the roof of the elevator (which you can go up to for 1.5 euros is VERY MUCH worth it!) Downtown Lisbon is so small that wherever your sightseeing takes you, you're bound... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A couple of options here. If you are staying in the lower part of town ride the lift for €5 and get free access to the viewing platform. But if you are staying in the Barrio Alta or Baixa-Chiado district it makes much more sense to got straight to the top platform where you can pay €1.50 for access to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting national monument Near to go up in old lift but wait was long Good for getting up to the upper area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The lifts are in the very centre of the city and give you a look point on the city. You can pay with your card for the metro. You take the lift and then if you want to climb up some more (it is up to you) you need to pay a little extra.. The only down point is that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice little tourist thing to do! Nice to go in the old fashioned lift. We went super early and were the only people in the lift and up the top. The viewing level was closed but the view from the top of the lift was beautiful.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The queue is long specially during summer touristic time but it's a cheap ticket for you to have a nice bird view of Lisbon. You can enjoy the sunset from up there too if you time your visit well

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

View from this Lift is very beautiful, but you have it from any viewpoints on the one of 7 hills. Better walk and experience all around you rather than wait in line and pay for something that is free around you.

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A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site, Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply "Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755 earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!