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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
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
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
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
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
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