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Linha Turistica de Bonde

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Address: Largo Marques de Monte Alegre | Estação do Valongo, Santos, State of Sao Paulo 11010-260, Brazil
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+55 13 3201 8000
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

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Fun tour of older part of Santos and dock area

This is an authentic look back into a beautiful and busy (but currently quaint semi-sleepy) seaside town in the southern part of Brasil. This area has not been overwhelmed by... read more

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Lynn K

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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an authentic look back into a beautiful and busy (but currently quaint semi-sleepy) seaside town in the southern part of Brasil. This area has not been overwhelmed by tourists and sprouting a tacky souvenir shop on every corner. Appreciate the old buildings. Think about what they were used for. Now some have been revamped while others languish. Consider... More 

Thank Lynn K
Airlie Beach, Australia
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848 reviews
414 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Historic old trams run in a loop through the old city, past some nice old buildings and a central park but the route is basically grubby, with many buildings in need of repair. The trolley car was OK and was only USD2.00

1 Thank croftonMelbourne
Libreville, Gabon
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Taking the tour in the old railway is definitly worth it. You see the old city and even a small show stop on the way. 2 USD per person is very cheap. If you are in the area. Dont miss it.

1 Thank Worldtraver72
New York
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54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I found this historic streetcar experience excellent. Very "real". I find it interesting the "complaints" and lower ratings because of noise, and English. This mode of transportation WAS noisy, and it's kept original, and you aren't in the US. How much Portuguese is offered at US attractions? Simple to go on your own, and I'd suggest heading there first. Pele... More 

2 Thank budgetqueen
Atlanta, Georgia
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Nice streetcars. Not much to see on the route. Leaves on the hour. Decent WiFi @ ticket office. Add to tour of Museo de Cafe one block away

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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Bondinho is a super old, very slow and little train which is bumbing through the old town of Santos within 40 minutes. All in all it is a nice experience. Unfortunately, non-portuguese speakers won't get any information by the crew. However, for 3.00 R$ it's totally worth it.

1 Thank Kevin H
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It's sad to right it down, but there was not so good, specially because it's a tourist thing but not well prepared for foreign people. The English tour has less information then in Portuguese and the guide (a lady) was not caring about us. Also there were some moments where the locomotive was too noisy.

1 Thank Aline N
Chios, Greece
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236 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Higlhly recommended. A very nice tour towards the old city of Santos. Very romantic tour. Do not miss it.

1 Thank John V
Darmstadt, Germany
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155 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

By 1971 the trams were gone in Santos, driving out by false ideas on progress, lack of forward view, common sense and keeping what was good. There was a test to run the trams again on the beach in the 1980's but failed so the city centre seemed to be the best area for a short line which covers most... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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267 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

A perfect way to see Santos then pick where you would like to go back too. The Street Car will not let you off just anywhere,but it looks like they were just finishing the station in the city square when we visited. Serveral differently paint Street cars ply the city streets. We did the Street Car halfway through our stay... More 

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