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Funicular dos Guindais

Porto, Portugal
+351 22 508 1000
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Convenient way to save your legs

This Funicular is very handy to go up to the town center after crossing the Luis I bridge on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Laura H
,
Busan, South Korea
via mobile
Great way to get back up!

After we walked along the river front we needed to get back to the top. Walking up the hill would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barbs25
,
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (113 reviews)
“fun ride” (9 reviews)
“steep climb” (12 reviews)
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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This Funicular is very handy to go up to the town center after crossing the Luis I bridge on the lower level or to go back down after crossing on the upper level to Porto side. It costs €2.50 per person each way. The entrance...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago

After we walked along the river front we needed to get back to the top. Walking up the hill would be fine for me however my mum suffers with her knees so this was a perfect way to get back up without the hassle or...More

Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy way to get from the top to the bottom in Porto. Easier that the uphill walk, Also gives a great view across the Douro . Well worth the 2.5 euro.

Thank Geofftoye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not the best we've been on, not really any views, but our 10 year old liked it, bit dear for what it was

Thank EilidhMac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although we generally prefer to walk most places, we decided to try the funicular for something different. It only costs €2:50 per person and is over very quickly, but you do get very good views - and a short rest!

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been walking a lot and walking back up the hill was not an option, so the funicular was. This is a fast way from the riverside to near Soa Bento station. Nice views of the bridge Luis 1 as you move up!

Thank jacquelinem449
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good way to get to the top of the bridge with some lovely views of river and bridge. If you have not been on one before its a good thing to do

Thank Fred F
Reviewed 1 week ago

2.50 Euros for adults and 1.25 for children. But on a hot day, it is worth the cost to avoid having to climb the many steps to get back up the hill to the rest of the city. I wouldn't use it to get down...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Remedy for SORE FEET ! Used it nearly every day!! Usually just one way at the end of the day. BUT fabulous at night too going up & down to dinner. Fast, efficient and easy to use!

Thank MoreFunForever
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only a short ride but a must do, riverside and bridge views all very good. Not expensive either. Would suggest a walk over the bridge on the lower level then catch the cable car to the top, walk over the top level of the bridge...More

1  Thank golfingbirdie2015
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