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Travel between Baixa and Carmo Square with Elevador de Santa Justa, an elevator located in a Gothic tower. Built in 1902 to provide transportation between two neighborhoods in the difficult, hilly landscape of Lisbon, the elevator moves up 13 m (43 ft) from the lower streets of Baixa to the Ruo do Carmo and the upper zone of Bairro Alto. On your scenic elevator ride, you can see the Tagus River, Castle of Sao Jorga, and National Theatre D. Maria II, among other sites. Don't forget to stop on the elevator's observation deck and note its Neo-Gothic iron construction. You then can explore the adjacent neighborhoods on foot. To visit Elevador de Santa Justa and other attractions in Lisbon, use our Lisbon trip tool.
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Elevador de Santa Justa Reviews
Probably best to save for daytime view as it's a bit expensive when u cannot see much at night. The elevator is pretty more »
The elevator itself is good and special, nothing like this in any other cities that I have visited. However, too long of a queue to go up by the elevator, gave up and walked up the streets at the... more »
This is a very nice venue in Lisbon downtown area to visit as it is placed close to many of the major attractions in that are but also because it is a beautiful piece of art and history worth to see and admire for a few minutes. All that for free. For those willing to spend few Euros, it is possible to take a ride and go up to the top of it to get a glimpse of the skyline of Lisbon above the roofs.
Great view from the top. Your normal travel card can be used to go up. No additional charges required if you have opted for a day pass otherwise you can go up by paying €10. It's beautiful up there I was there around 7 am and I think it was perfect time to be as there was no crowd and very few people.
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