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My wife and I walked on the lower portion of the Dom Luis I bridge and were looking for a way to get up the hill to our hotel. The funicular was the perfect way to do this! This reminded us of the inclines in...More
My wife and I spotted this funicular railway from the Serra do Pilar Viewpoint, and thought that we must try it out at some point during our holiday vacation, and we did!
The single adult fare was €2.50 per person, and we travelled uphill on...More
It’s useful possibly indespensible to get from the end of the main tourist drag up to the best level for a few across and down at everything up and down stream. Reasonably cheap but on our trip even though I think we didn’t quite exceed...More
What a great way to end your tour of the Ribeira district. It is fun but most of all you give your poor feet a break for more sights and shopping. Remember to go into the building to the right (when you are at the...More
The Funicular is very modern, a exciting steep railway, feels like a rollercoaster but as well for the price of a rollercoaster :D
some subjective tipps
-the funicular from top down is less crowded, as well the thrilling effect is bigger as you drive downwards...More
Porto is built into, on and around the steep banks of the Douro river. Getting down to the riverside, with it’s restaurants, cafes and views of Gaia on the opposite side, is easy but you may not always want to use the hundreds of steps....More
This is one of 3 ways to get from the top of the hill to the riverside of Porto, the others being the steps by the Funicular, the cable car at the other side of the bridge, or walking.
It only takes a couple of...More
Response from sennockred | Reviewed this property |
April to October its 08.00 to 22.00 and 08.00 to 00.00 at weekends. Only variation is April to March when it closes at 22.00 at weekends. Full details available at the Funicular website located at metrodoporto.