Fun, but slow, creaky and very crowded. Love the way they navigate the narrow twisty streets of Lisbon.
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Might be crowded at certain time but is all worth taking the ride. Similar to those in San Francisco they are the work horse of the city.
Buy your ticket (metro) prior and it will cover this funicular. We used the Gloria Funicular in the Restauradores Square area. Queues looked long, but went fast. It's a couple of minutes or so up the very steep hill and it's fun! Once at top...More
A must but buy a Big Yellow Bus for 72 hours which covers tours, lift, tram tours and funicular network and the aerobus. Great value for 40 euros.
The system integrates a modern and old transport system well. It was a treat to travel on and very easy to use. In such a hilly city the trams and funicular trams are well worth a ride. I certainly recommend the historic trams to find...More
If you've been on Tram 28 in summer then you'll know what it's like to be a sardine. A very similar and less squashed experience can be gained from the other tram routes available. I don't know where they go I got lost a lot....More
One of the tourist attractions is to ride Tram 28 from start to finish (otherwise unlikely one will be able to get on, let alone getting a window seat). It is not a long ride and it will meander the narrow and hilly streets of...More
Like being back in time these teeny trams trundle up and down the main hills and are all different- advertising various items and all very retro, not the most comfortable seats but fab views and saves all that leg work.
It's just different. The trams are slow, creaky and very crowded. So I don't think you'll want to use it as your main mode of transportation- but certainly fun to do once to twice!