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Ascensor del Pilar

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Address: Plaza de Nuestra Senora del Pilar 19, 50720 Zaragoza, Spain
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Nice view all over the city

The entrance is quite cheap. I think that I paid for both only 6 euros. At first you have to take the elevator and at the top you can take the stairs if you want to climb higher... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance is quite cheap. I think that I paid for both only 6 euros. At first you have to take the elevator and at the top you can take the stairs if you want to climb higher. Its quite difficult to take some pictures from the top because you have some thick class infront of you than but the... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited just after it reopened at 4pm - very quiet. Modern lift topped by a series of modern staircases ending with a rather tight spiral staircase that starts on a glass floor section! Fantastic vies from the very top but you have to look through glass windows which weren't very clean and affected the photos. An almost equally good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually did not know I was afraid of heights until I took this Ascensor. I got a great picture, so I recommend it. However, if you have issues with heights, beware

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Thank Jill W
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to the Basilica del Pilar, take a ride up in the Ascensor del Pilar (an elevator up one tower). You will see a great view of the city of Zaragoza.

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Thank CyndeeLaw
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

The platform at the top offers a great view of the roof of the Basilica, the Ebro river and Zaragoza in general. A bit crowded at the top platform, but well worth the small entry fee.

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Take the lift to the top and walk the spiral staircase, the most amazing views of the river and town are from here. Would recommend to everyone visiting the city

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Deal, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The lift is located just to the rear of the Basilica (just outside the back door). For 3 € you can get to the first platform in the tower where you have amazing views across Zaragoza (on a clear day you can see the entire city). You can then climb to the very top of the tower via a spiral... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Well worth the low price tag to go up the elevator and then the long flight of stairs to get perfect views of the city of Zaragoza and the roof of the Basilica. Even if you don't like heights (unless you have extreme fear), you should be able to go up the elevator to the first level. The roof of... More 

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Herentals, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The open-side elevator takes you in no time to the top of the tower. If you want to reach the highest point, you need to take a few steps through some narrow alleys, which is a nice experience. Once you are up you can look around the city and than you see how big it actually is. A must do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was on my list of must do in Zaragoza and it was definitely worth the stairs. Chose a great day and had amazing views.

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