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Bondinho de Santa Teresa

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Rua Lelio Gama 2, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20031-080, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a taxi on our first day to show us highlights of Rio and seen this traditional tram pass us so we wanted to revisit it. It looked so cool. So glad we went back to find it..the locals use it and isn’t a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On recommendations on Trip Advisor we took the Tram - what an awesome experience - took you back in time - amazing views of the city of Rio. We went to the end of the line and got off - thought there was maybe a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank VernS57
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

The Santa Teresa tram is a must if you're in Rio. It leaves from just near Carioca Metro Station (very easy to find - just use Google maps) and travels past the Cathedral, across the Aqueduct and up the hills to Santa Teresa neighbourhood. It...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed April 22, 2019

This was our favourite thing in Rio! We took bus 422 from the Christ redeemer train station to the Centro area and walked to the Bonde station. The round trip ticket is R20. You go up the steep streets and get amazing views. Local people...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed March 7, 2019

It was not a very long ride but sufficient to catch those great views. Easy access to the tram station especially if you living in the Santa Teresa area. Easy payment method via credit card. 20 brl per person.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Helen M
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Lovely tram to have a round trip to Santa Teresa district. Worthwhile to have that experience. View from mid level is super.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

We took a ride on this tram to the top and then back down. It was interesting to see that the tram, as well as being used by tourists, is also used by local people hopping on and off. It's not the most comfortable, but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ros T
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

We were there for one of the last trams on a Saturday. Not so many people at this time. A nice way to travel up the hill looking into Santa Teresa life as you pass by. It is very touristy. We paid cash at the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 4, 2019

Thanks Ivan for a smashing tour We travelled on the metro to Santa Teresa and after viewing the steps we went on the tram and then walked around with Ivan pointing out areas of interest I loved this tour and got special treatment as having...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

We were staying in Santa Teresa so thought we would catch the tram back to our hotel from the city, however it's a return ticket only so used the second half the next day to get back to the city. Nice to get to view...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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October 10, 2017|
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Response from 16jamesdoc | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it runs about every 20 minutes. The station is quite near Largo do Carioca and is a bit hard to find---you may have to ask. The final stop is Largo da Guimaraes and although there are stops along the route, it's... More
June 5, 2015|
Response from Carambolas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, RFender! The Santa Teresa tram is working for testing. It's free (must get there early) during the testing period, and it works on Monday-Saturdays from 11am up to 4pm. Departures from downtown (near Carioca subway... More