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“One more contradiction in Rio”
Review of Santa Teresa Tram

Santa Teresa Tram
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$72.00*
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Private Tour: Ancient Rio and Santa Teresa Tour
Ranked #124 of 782 things to do in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed February 18, 2012

The tram is not safe at all. The cars are clearly in very bad conditions. Very bad maintenance is evident. There are strange people among the passengers who seem to be just waiting for an opportunity to rob you! It is a shame, as the tram swings through one more of the countless wonderful places of Rio. Houses of the 19th and mid 20th centuries prevail but unfortunately too many "favelas" took the place of former rain forest spots...

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"lapa arches"
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"nice ride"
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"couple of hours"
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"ticket office"
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"aqueduct"
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"neighborhood"
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"bonde"
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"centro"
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"dos"
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"cobblestone"
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"tourists"
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"rio"
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"valuables"
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Reviewed February 15, 2012

You feel like in the 18th Century in the reign of King Pedro II. Beautiful scenery, beautiful mansions coloniai. For safety it is best to take a minimum of belongings. Pay attention to any sudden movements on the tram.

Thank Rodrigo G
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Reviewed February 14, 2012

i didnt find it any special really. even the neighborhood is not that special

Thank Sabrina B
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Reviewed January 28, 2012

...it's no longer running due to a tragic accident in Aug 2011.

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Reviewed January 20, 2012

So you're not really thinking of riding it, are you? If you want to experience this kind of tram ride, go to Lisbon instead

Thank Frederico N
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