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Detroit People Mover

#3 of 26 Tours in Detroit
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Address: Detroit, MI 48226
Phone Number: 313 224 2160
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am

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The Detroit People Mover works, however the destinations are limited. It was convenient to get around downtown. It was relatively clean. It runs in one direction only so you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JoshPhD
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Los Angeles, California
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Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The easiest and cheapest way to get around hart of Detroit. Yes, it is people mover (let's leave walking or cycling for some other time). Easy approach to any of stations, no traffic, you jave better view on certain building, Detroit river, and when something is happening in Deeeetroit (WHICH ALWAYS IS) will and can skip crowd in literally seconds.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Detroit People Mover works, however the destinations are limited. It was convenient to get around downtown. It was relatively clean. It runs in one direction only so you have to ride the loop.

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Midlothian, Texas
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The DPM has been around for a long time and is known as the "Train to Nowhere" to the locals since it loops around the downtown area of Detroit. I have used it tons of times to park across downtown from a ballgame in an effort to avoid traffic. (The DPD jacks Woodward right up post Baseball games) Fun to... More 

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Waterford, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to get around the city. For just .75 cents you can ride around the city. At each stop there is artwork that is unique to the city's History.

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Thank Scott T
Detroit, Michigan
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35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I, really enjoyed my rides on the people mover because its a nice way to see : Detroit, river front,Canada, & the downtown areas without sending alot of money.

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Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The People Mover has been around for quite a while but it only goes in a loop around the downtown area. It has multiple stops, is elevated and depending on where you are, it may be easier to just walk it, unless the weather is poor. It goes for about a 3 mile circuit and includes Joe Lewis Arena area,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although only 16 minutes to do the full loop the views of Detroit were great. We loved the small feeling and lack of crowds compared to public transport in other cities.

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Thank EP05313
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first time only cuz im terrified of heights. But my sister in law made me go and i had a blast. It was late at night. We were laughing and jokeing with other people. I want to go during the day now lol

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Harrison Twp
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190 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

One of the main purposes of the People Mover is to move us around the city. It works especially well when a large event comes to town. It is a very good option for parking away from an event and getting there quickly and safely.

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Thank John W
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

It's an easy and affordable way to see the heart of downtown Detroit, stopping at both hot spots and historical buildings :) fun for families and easy navigation!

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