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All reviews nice ride bom jesus do monte return ticket water powered regular schedule cool water quick trip small trip every half hour funicular railway by foot elevator hill steps sanctuary saves weight
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
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!
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).
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.
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