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Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte

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A fun ride to the top. Not expensive. Save your energy for the walk down

We were lucky we only waited for two car loads before riding up. The cars only hold about twenty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pleasanton, California
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Very cute

Simple yet very unique. I like it and it's 100% friend of the nature. I definitely recommend it. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Largo do Santuario do Bom Jesus, Braga 4715-056, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky we only waited for two car loads before riding up. The cars only hold about twenty people. Learn what makes this system special. If you’re lucky you can ride up front in the open. It’s about a two minute ride to the...More

Thank PtownCraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple yet very unique. I like it and it's 100% friend of the nature. I definitely recommend it. I also suggest you see how it works. All the nature on the surroundings it's precious.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic ride . So cool that elevator pulled by cables and water . Exploring nature , beautiful view.a lot of stairs to climb. ♥️✅

Thank PaulaBoneca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After ascending the stairs at Bom Jesus, you can reward yourself by catching the Elevador down. If the climb up is too daunting the elevador is also available to take visitors to the top of the mountain. However you utilise it, it is a fun...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Although it doesn’t offer any views of the city it is an interesting way of going up to the church. Ticket is 1.20€ one way or 2€ return

Thank Ana F
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Very fun way of transportation. At the top the train tanks are filled with water. This way the train is heavy enough to go Down the sloop of the Hill. Going Down a spring is being windes, so When the train is at the bottom,...More

Thank Bart v
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Unusual water powered funicular railway, still chugging away for 100+ years. Keep watch over your kids because safety railings weren't in the 19th century what is normal in the 21st, and its cars don't seem to have been updated. Easy public bus access to base...More

Thank ITBJ55
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The Elevador itself doesn't offer any views, it just takes you from A to B and back. The return ticket is good value at 2 euros if you want to avoid the many steps, but don't expect it to be an attraction. The most interesting...More

Thank Molto80
Reviewed July 9, 2018

While in Braga, you can't skip this experience that, though it is a small trip, it is very interesting to do as there are very few water elevators in Europe well conserved and still working.

Thank Catarina R
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

A massive cathedral located on top of the hill. Surrounded by few cafes, old buildings and a big garden. Cool water-operated short elevator that skips around 700 steps. Back and forth trip is 2€. Beautiful setting. If you come by car, would recommend driving all...More

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