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Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte

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Largo do Santuario do Bom Jesus, Braga 4715-056, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the funicular up to the Bom Jesus do Monte church and grounds. It is a water powered "elevator" and it was interesting to see how they make it work. It is an easy walk down the hill, but glad we took the funicular...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed November 10, 2018

I believe this is the only water powered funicular still in existence. Sure beats walking the multitude of steps to reach Bom Jesus and a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jean B
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Historic quick trip up! Reasonably priced and easy to access from parking lot. Kids smiled all the way! They enjoyed standing in the front. Great for those that do not want to do the many, many stairs. Ride up and walk down!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Heather W
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Traveling with 2 kids (4,5 y/o and 1,5 y/o) this "elevator" was one of the coolest attraction in Bom Jesus do Monte. It takes no more than 5 minutes to get to the top (just in front of the Sao Longuinho estatue).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelfamilytips
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

With over 500 steps to reach the top, this unique water powered funicular is the way to go. It offers a quick way up and down for those not able or willing to take the stairs

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChuckD09
Reviewed October 15, 2018

This loft only uses water to go up and down. A good way to go to Bom Jesus Church and have a look from Braga city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sergio R
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We actually didn’t need to really use this loft as we parked our cars on the top of the hill, Close by to the church, but it’s nice adventure for the kids and therefore we just took the return ride and they loved it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SilvieC_11
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We did not go on the funicular but watched it being filled with water to get the train down the hill and pull the train at the bottom up. This would be a great way to visit the church and garden complex which at sunset...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank grimj03
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This tram ride up and down the Mt. at Bom Jesus is a fun ride. It is not very long but a worthwhile experience when visiting here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Traveler7010
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky we only waited for two car loads before riding up. The cars only hold about twenty people. Learn what makes this system special. If you’re lucky you can ride up front in the open. It’s about a two minute ride to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PtownCraig
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