Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga

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Take a unique trip with Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte, a funicular connecting Uptown Braga to a shrine and statue of Saint Longinus. Although a set of stairs--the Stairs of Bom Jesus--runs parallel to the track, riding the funicular feels like stepping back in time to 1882, when it was built. Its unique system of water counterbalancing involves loading water into the car at the top of the hill, weighing it down enough to descend again. At the bottom, the car is drained so it is light enough to ascend. A visit to Elevador do Bom Jesus do Monte represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Braga trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • Centennial lift pulled the water. Trip down memory lane the slope of Bom Jesus. On this trip we can dazzle of a wonderful view of Braga and appreciate the vegetation on this slope the doors of Braga.
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  • Turn the elevator ride. Excellent construction and history. Really is impressive and worth a visit in your fullness. I was impressed.
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  • We visited braga by chance, since we took it as a city of step, but we loved the city and especially the monastery do Bom Jesus do Monte
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  • Do not miss this old elevator. It works with the counterweight of water with which load the cabins. Note as you fill it at the start of the downward travel. Precious tour. It is only 👍👍👍📷
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  • Um sítio muito bonito
  • Esse elevador só vale a pena se o turista quiser primeiro conhecer todas as capelas do santuário. De cima para baixo, a pé e depois voltar pelo elevador. Não vale a pena como passeio, vale apenas como serviço para poupar as pernas na subida
  • Funicular railway to mount to the Bom Jesus! Because that climbs!
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  • Muito interessante. Este elevador movido a água é muito catita. Pode apreciar tanto a subida como a descida. Recomendo o bilhete de ida e volta.