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Funicular dos Guindais

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Address: Porto, Portugal
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If you have visited the Port Wine lodges, the great restaurants and walked yourself into submission taking in all that Porto has to offer, take the Funicular dos Guindais, firstly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I saw there was a funicual I thought that there were good views or something especial but when I arrived I noticed that it was just like a lift. Moreover, we were too many people inside the cabin. You can go up the way on foot

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We used this several times to reach our hotel after we had walked over the bridge. Easy to use pay on entry at the kiosk. It is possible to take good photos on your way up.

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Thank Jill E
Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value, great views and frequent service. Has fantastic views. We rode it several times during our weekend to travel from our hotel to the river-front.

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Thank Alan J
Todmorden, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Porto has many many many steps--this easy way of missing a monumental climb is well worth it and the veiws during the trip are great

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have visited the Port Wine lodges, the great restaurants and walked yourself into submission taking in all that Porto has to offer, take the Funicular dos Guindais, firstly for the views and secondly to save your legs on the walk up the hill to your hotel!

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Thank Gary W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We unfortunately had a bit of a rainy day but still fantastic views of the river and the bridge, not the longest of trips but worth every penny.

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Thank Luis R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very useful to get up and down instead of the steep stairs - can recommend using this only 3 euros each way with regular journeys, so hardly any waiting

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Thank lovfam
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a go - super views over Ribeira and the warehouses of the Port houses. Access is at the upper level of the Dom Luis bridge

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gondola gives a nice view of old Porto from across the river but otherwise is not really a necessary tourist thing to do.

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a pretty short ride for the price but saved our legs. The views were good on the was up. Easy way to access the high part of the Pont de Dom Luis I

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