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Nice in winter

Lovely place to visit especially in winter Lot of snow, easy to travel around with funicular Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Quick and comfortable way to 'climb the mountain' :-)

The funicular starts from Stary Smokovec and takes you near Bilikova Chata in some minutes. It can... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Eniko S
Dunakeszi, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to visit especially in winter Lot of snow, easy to travel around with funicular Nice little restaurants for good traditional Slovakian lunch

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YvetteK194
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The funicular starts from Stary Smokovec and takes you near Bilikova Chata in some minutes. It can be a good starting point for short or long hiking tours. Travelling by the hrebienok (funicular) is a quick and comfortable way 'to climb the mountain' so older...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eniko S
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Half hourly departures when we visited in Sept. Multiple trip tickets possible and discounts for over 62y! Scenic comfy ten min trip although you will need to stand or be next to a window for a view. Give yourself a head start in the morning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AllyP1994
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited with our 2Y old toddler. We took the funicular to Hrebienok. It leaves every 30min (at least when we were there in mid Sep). There are fabulous views of the mountains and valley from the top. This is assuming it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Venture814190
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

When we got to the site we were planning to go up the funicular and After hiking, go down from the other side, using the cable cars. We paid 25 euro per person. After we went up, the weather changed and we descided to go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OrnaS52
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We planned to visit the nice mountains, so we drived to Stary Smokovec. All parking lot are full, finaly we find one place for 6 EUR for all day. Boarding to the cable car is the same as at a big airport: full of crowd....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Balazs G
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A nice scenic way to go up or down the mountain. Wheelchair and stroller accessible. It could get busy so check the departure times and get there on time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank W4422TRscottm
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at the Grand Hotel Stary Smokovec and were planning a day of hiking, but had targeted an afternoon in Strbske Pleso for our athletic adventure. Since the funicular was just across the street, we decided to go up for a little while to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tracyamarek
Reviewed 23 July 2018

You can decide to travel withon 7 minutes or walk for 30-40 minutes. This time we decided to ride this "train". First time in the new cabin. Was really good experience for kids, and we really enjoy it. You can go up and stay in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PeterG_SVK
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Safe funicular ride and hiking in the High Tatras. There are many trails to chose from of various difficulty. The scenery is divine and there are several cabins for lodging and meals along the way. Slovakia and the High Tatras are great for hiking and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Rachel R
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Response from PeterG_SVK | Reviewed this property |
7:30 to 19:00 during Summer
17 January 2018|
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Response from 4tuataras | Reviewed this property |
Hi The funicular itself should be ok as you just step in like a train. There were children in strollers. I do recall a few steps to get into the building so it would pay to double check with the funicular operator. I... More