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Funicular railway that leadss to the São Pedro de Alcântara Miradouro overlook above Lisbon.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Calcada da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal
Chiado & Carmo
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All reviews steep hill metro card bairro alto covered in graffiti ride takes restauradores square funicular railway travel card viva viagem card lisbon card street art public transport piece of history nice ride worth a trip great view of the city lisbon experience
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This trip was free with our Yellow Bus Tours ticket. It’s a very steep climb up but a short trip. Good views from the top. We walked back down.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oharasteph
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just off the Avenue Liberdade, this historic funicular tram is well worth the visit and the ride. We visited on a Sunday and, at first, the queue seemed quite long. That is until we saw how many people are squeezed onto the tram! The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pakabay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a quick trip up a very steep hill but well Worth it as the views are amazing and make it easy to go the museum and church

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bas t
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Gloria Funicular tram during our four night stay in Lisbon in November. The tram travels between the Restauradores Square and the Bairro Alto and the route is now a national monument. It’s a real ‘must do’ if you visit Lisbon. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bluebear1905
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first of the three funiculars that I had on my itinerary. We had the Viagem card for all public transportation in Lisbon (except the train to Belem and Sintra) and it is worthwhile to get the card. The ride up and down...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This special tram is preserved very well and using it is a unique experience. It's a must see in Lisbon, maybe more important that tram 28. Use the Viva Viagem card (with the 24h option).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bogdan B
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is a short ride, but the longest compared to Bica and Justa lifts. We did not pay the 3.70 Euro each way as we had the 24-hr unlimited Carris transport costing only Euro 6.30, so we barely paid anything. The tram was full of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Hallgren_Nykvarn
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Walking up the hill would really be hard, but luckily you can scan your Viva Viagem card and only pay 1.45 euros if you have single tickets loaded. (Or use the all-day pass or whatever other deal you've chosen). It's a really short ride but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank P S
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We queued for this funicular tram to take us to the Bairro Alto part of the city. We were crammed in like sardines and it cost € 3.50 each for a 2 min journey. The tram carriage was covered in grafitti( intentionally I presume )...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Part of the public transportation. With the Lisbon card you can enjoy the ride free of charge. Short ride to the hill on one of the symbols in Lisbon.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank ViolaF193
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lmy89
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Maitheng | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours of the Elevator: Monday - Thursday 7:00 AM–11:55 PM Friday 7:00 AM–12:25 AM Sat–Sun 9:00 AM–11:55 PM
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kaboom814
May 13, 2015|
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Response from Wajdi B | Reviewed this property |
3,6 euros
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veera o
January 28, 2015|
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Response from princes110 | Reviewed this property |
Get your an all day pass at the subway station. That way you can ride all public transportation all day a lot cheaper. Ride the elevator as well
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