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“A nice view to see the city - but nothing more”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Teleferico de Gaia

Teleferico de Gaia
Ottawa, Canada
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551 reviews
133 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 572 helpful votes
“A nice view to see the city - but nothing more”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

What I liked: This is a nice way to see "the other side" relatively unobstructed - so this will be a plus for picture enthusiasts. It is also a nice way to rest for a few minutes and avoid the relatively steep walk uphill to reach the bridge and cross over to Porto

What to watch for/could be improved: This is priced much more as a tourist attraction than a mode of transportation, so not the best value

Visited June 2013
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Porto, Portugal
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Nice view of the city”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2013

Great way to get an aerial view of the city and move up, vertically, to explore further. Not very expensive and any shutterbugs will appreciate the new views of the city.

Visited September 2012
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Antwerp, Belgium
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115 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“This is another way to experience the marvelous view”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

When you use the Teleferico, you can experience the view of the bridge, the river and the city from a different angle. It is also an excellent way to get on the top level of the bridge

Visited June 2013
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Athens
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105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Useful to walk the bridge from the top deck”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

The view towards Porto is amazing from the funicular but you can also get impressive pics from the top deck of the bridge. For a family 8 euro return is pretty steep but on the other hand it is fun to ride

Visited June 2013
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Bucharest, Romania
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Stolen money, credit cards, passport, car keys... basically everything”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

The view during the 2-3 minute ride is nice, though very pricy.... Unfortunately, my husband left out of his sight the purse with all the money, credit cards, travel documents, car keys, etc and a very resourceful employee of the Teleferico stole it!!! We went to the police, reported the theft, even got help from those who work there and who know who the thief is and, one month later, nothing happened. Little advice: do not carry too many belongings, money, documents, etc when travelling in Oporto or Gaia. This theft was not an isolated case, as we later found out. However, the police does not help.

Visited May 2013
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