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The Wuppertal Suspension Railway

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Address: Schlossbleiche 40, 42103 Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Phone Number: +49 202 19433
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I have always wanted to visit this "railway" and whilst working nearby had some spare time so got the chance for a ride on it. A unique way of getting about and very well used... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have always wanted to visit this "railway" and whilst working nearby had some spare time so got the chance for a ride on it. A unique way of getting about and very well used by locals. there seemed to be cars every few minutes so you would not have long to wait. A must for the enthusiast

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Wuppertal just to ride the railway. It is a fascinating way to travel and is used as the everyday transport by the locals and is not a tourist attraction. So glad we came.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suspension railway is not in everywhere since the cost of construction and operation is very high, that's why you must try this when coming to Wuppertal. It's kind of shaky when moving but you can enjoy views of Wuppertal. Beside, it's not really expensive and tourist-exclusive as the single ticket price begins with € 2,60 and local people do use... More 

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Thank maxson1211
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its always amazing to see the City from another view. Definitely worth it or just to arrive a destination

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were given a free pass to the monorail which is over 100 years old. It sways!! It takes you to most places following the river. very convenient and more fun than a bus.

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Blaricum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

At the same time the French built the Eiffeltower, the Germans did it sideways. The Wuppertal Schwebebahn is just fun to travel with. On the elegant structure there is a train unit every couple of minutes. You get a ticket at the platform from the ticket machines. For 4 a single trip costs about €10 (2.50 each). If you want... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The Schwebeban is an quaint way to get around in Wuppertal. The fair price is very low and the trip is entertaining. Make sure you have some Euro-coins to pay the ticket.

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Hannover, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We have taken day pass for 2 persons. It costs 9.80 euros(almost same if you take to and fro tickets for 2 persons). Its daily commuting train for locals but it was nice experience to try it. To and Fro takes around 1 hour. Frequency is very good- almost in every 2 mins there is another train. There are more... More 

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Bishops Stortford UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It is amazing how long this suspension railway has been in operation for. Since the early 1900's the 'Schwebebahn ' has been providing the people of Wuppertal with an effective means of commuting. I suggest you buy a day ticket for €6.70 and explore the route. It takes about 30 minutes from end to end. When you buy your ticket... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

It is true, there are only so many suspension railways in the world and Wuppertal is one of the most famous, that's why it is worth it. Do you know the story of Tuffi the baby elephant that jumped out of the suspended railway of Wuppertal? The 50s were kinda crazy and according to the story, there was a ringmaster... More 

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