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Lovely Church, wonderful views from outside.

Lots of steps up to the church, but a lovely view when you get to the top, and the church was... read more

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Glides very smoothly and quietly up the mountain and provides great views of the harbour and... read more

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Unsurpassed view of Funchal from the mountain top . Lotsa things to view once you arrive besides admiring the widespread red tile roofs of this beautiful city. Reminds me of Lisbon from either of its overlooking hills, but much steeper. You can also clearly see the Atlantic. Bring your camera!

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Enjoyed this long cable car trip. Great views over Funchal. Monte and the gardens are also worth seeing. If you suffer from Vertigo this is probably not a trip for you as the trip took over 20 minutes and climbs very steeply at times.

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Reviewed 29 June 2014

Great views of the coast and the city, and it gives a good view of how people live higher up, their gardens edges teetering on the cliff edge, allotments so precariously positioned you wonder how they even get there, cars parked on roofs. This is a great photo opportunity. When we got to the top we where not at all tempted to take the toboggan down as when we ventured into the pub in Monte we found the men in charge of the wooden death traps drinking the local poncho before taking charge of the contraptions as they flew across the road - thats a no thanks!

Thank Lesley B
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

You can't go to Funchal without experiencing the cable car! Perfectly OK even for those of us who don't like heights, very smooth comfortable ascent (and descent, of course!). Bit pricey, but great views, and fun way to get to Palace Gardens, church and Botanical Gardens.

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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Wonderful views. Lovely church at the top and an exciting trip on the toboggans. Overall a lovely day out

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