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Address: Rua Rocha Leao, Vila Nova de Gaia 4430-236, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 223 741 440
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Serves a very useful purpose

This cable car charges 4 euros or 8 euros return and serves a very useful purpose. We didn't go across the river but used it to go up from the Vila Nova de Gaia waterfront to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bromley, United Kingdom

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This cable car charges 4 euros or 8 euros return and serves a very useful purpose. We didn't go across the river but used it to go up from the Vila Nova de Gaia waterfront to the Porto 'must see', Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar, which offers THE best view of Porto as well as a fascinating tour of the... More 

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Thank Simon R
Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if it is a little expensive for the short ride, people advised us to go across the bridge at both levels, and why not? You get the added bonus of a scenic view.

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Thank ValVil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing particularly special, fairly expensive for the ride, as nice as the view is. If you are planning on going uphill and would like to save the walk, it's worth doing once. The highlight of the trip was a cactus collection on a roof near the top station.

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a special trip it was short. We took a one way ticket for 5 euro each. Your foto eill be taken in the start and when arriving you can buy it for 5 euro

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Thank michaelfamily841
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only complaint is that he ride is too short. You pay 5€ for a 3 minute ride. Either lower the price or make the ride longer. The views are great, and you end up either on the top of the bridge or at the river.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not really worth the money, €5 for a short one-way ride. The view is good, and the ride itself is enjoyable, but it's way overpriced.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The kids loved it, cost $20 Euros round trip for 4. Short ride up, then you can walk across the bridge to the other side of the Duoro River into the old part of Porto. Nice side trip to do on sunny day. You do need to take the time to walk across the bridge as it gives the BEST... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It seemed a little expensive for what it was - ticket included a taste of Port at one of the Port companies at the bottom of the cable car ride. Only by collecting your free drink does the fare for this cable car approach what I would consider reasonable.

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Thank briango2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may spare you some time and foot steps, but you can get a better view of the cities elsewhere. 5 euro per adult is relatively expensive.

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This isn't a bad way to climb the hill up to Serra do Pilar, which is a bit of a hike, but it's kind of gimmicky. The views up at Pilar are better, and free, or over at the terrace at Taylor's Fladgate. It might be a fun thing for kids, but if it's views you seek, the terraced landscape... More 

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