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Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte

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A lot easier than the steps!

With over 500 steps to reach the top, this unique water powered funicular is the way to go. It... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chuck D
Progreso, Mexico
via mobile
A must

This loft only uses water to go up and down. A good way to go to Bom Jesus Church and have a look... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sergio R
Braga, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With over 500 steps to reach the top, this unique water powered funicular is the way to go. It offers a quick way up and down for those not able or willing to take the stairs

Thank Chuck D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This loft only uses water to go up and down. A good way to go to Bom Jesus Church and have a look from Braga city.

Thank Sergio R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually didn’t need to really use this loft as we parked our cars on the top of the hill, Close by to the church, but it’s nice adventure for the kids and therefore we just took the return ride and they loved it.

Thank Silvie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not go on the funicular but watched it being filled with water to get the train down the hill and pull the train at the bottom up. This would be a great way to visit the church and garden complex which at sunset...More

Thank grimj03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tram ride up and down the Mt. at Bom Jesus is a fun ride. It is not very long but a worthwhile experience when visiting here.

Thank Traveler7010
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank PtownCraig
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Simple yet very unique. I like it and it's 100% friend of the nature. I definitely recommend it. I also suggest you see how it works. All the nature on the surroundings it's precious.

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic ride . So cool that elevator pulled by cables and water . Exploring nature , beautiful view.a lot of stairs to climb. ♥️✅

Thank PaulaBoneca
Reviewed 29 August 2018

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

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Although it doesn’t offer any views of the city it is an interesting way of going up to the church. Ticket is 1.20€ one way or 2€ return

Thank Ana F
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