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Address: Santorini Port | Ormos Athinios, Greece
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Phone Number: 30-2286-02-29-77

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Nice way of visiting the old port!

5 euros each way and takes around a minute. Great views but can get busy certain times of the day. Worth taking it at least on the way back up!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Paphos, Cyprus
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Paphos, Cyprus
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116 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 euros each way and takes around a minute. Great views but can get busy certain times of the day. Worth taking it at least on the way back up!

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Woodbridge, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing and beautiful island that cannot handle the crowds that come in by cruise ship. The only way to get from where the tenders drop you off to the town is either by donkey (which are beaten and no one should support the men who use them) or by tram. the tram can have lines when returning... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the cable car down to the old port, under the impression that there were things to see down there...nope. Basically, this is great if you arrive at the old port and need a way up, but otherwise there is no reason to take it.

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Winter Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived in Santorini we thought about doing the donkey ride to the top, but decided to ride the lift. It was quick and you had an amazing view on the way. Even though it was 5 euros each way, it was worth it to arrive quickly.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was about 5€ each way pp. really quick way to get up and down the cliff side to the harbour, we booked a boat tour. Not really much to see on the harbour so unless you have booked a boat tour or you are on a cruise and need to get up (please don't use the donkeys!!) this is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you need to take this tram if you went to the old port and do not want to have to go almost 1 hour up the stairs that are full of donkey excrements and urine and smelly

Thank milly591
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a private boat tour scheduled at 4. We went to the cable cars at around 3:15 and we couldn't believe the lineup. It was endless. The line wrapped around shops and seemed like it was a couple blocks long. We panicked and our only option was to walk down which I don't recommend either. It smelt terrible because of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you arrive on a cruise, try to be on the first groups to take the tender, otherwise you will waste precious time in Santorini, once on port take the tram, it is a long way up if you decide to walk, and it is better to save some energy for what's ahead. Sometimes there are like 4 or more... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only used the tram to get down to the bottom as we had taken a boat trip to Oia and then a bus back. We had to queue for quite awhile. It cost 5 Euros to be taken down to the bottom, it took less than 5 minutes, so a bit of a money spinner. Good views though and... More 

Thank susan952
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We may have hit the island at a bad time with three cruise ships in port, but it was an unorganized mess from start to finish once you landed on the island. There was a hour wait to use the cable car to reach Fira from the port. The cable car only has six cars with a capacity of six... More 

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