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Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte

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I believe this is the only water powered funicular still in existence. Sure beats walking the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jean B
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Montgomery, Texas
Ride Up and Walk Down-

Historic quick trip up! Reasonably priced and easy to access from parking lot. Kids smiled all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather W
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Largo do Santuario do Bom Jesus, Braga 4715-056, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I believe this is the only water powered funicular still in existence. Sure beats walking the multitude of steps to reach Bom Jesus and a great experience.

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic quick trip up! Reasonably priced and easy to access from parking lot. Kids smiled all the way! They enjoyed standing in the front. Great for those that do not want to do the many, many stairs. Ride up and walk down!

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveling with 2 kids (4,5 y/o and 1,5 y/o) this "elevator" was one of the coolest attraction in Bom Jesus do Monte. It takes no more than 5 minutes to get to the top (just in front of the Sao Longuinho estatue).

Thank travelfamilytips
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 SilvieC_11
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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 27 September 2018

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.

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