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“Great Views of the City!”

Funicular de Artxanda
Ranked #1 of 7 Transportation in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 520 helpful votes
“Great Views of the City!”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

The Funicular is a nice experience. It costs about 1 euro and takes just a few minutes to get you to the top of the hill. There are several restaurants there too. The views of Bilbao are outstanding . Visit after you've toured the city so you can spot the landmarks.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Worth the trip for the views”
Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is well worth the 95 cents each for the half mile trip up the mountain just to see the views from the top. There is a nice parkland area at the top with a couple of restaurants.

Visited September 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Easier than walking up”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was a pleasant enough ride up and down. And there was a nice park at the top, but that was it. We walked around a bit and saw a few bars and restaurants that we didn't go into. We would not put this at the top of our must-do list.

Visited August 2013
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wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A good introduction to the city.”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

Cheap at under E 2 for a return ride. Great views nice park at the top. We couldn't see any bars etc so a picnic would be good.

Visited August 2013
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Richmond, Virginia
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“Nice Funicular”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

It is hard to rate funiculars, they are all so dependent on where they are. This one offers a good view of the charming downtown and its ugly outskirts. It runs every 15 minutes and is usually crowded. If you get there first, you can get a good view. If you are the last to board, you will not see much. The price is right. At the bottom, you have a bit of a walk in any direction to see something interesting. At the top there are some restaurants of middling quality and a nice view of the city, but one not ideal for photographing because of the several power lines. Still, it is worth a trip.

Visited August 2013
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