Elevador do Lavra

Elevador do Lavra

The Elevador do Lavra, also known as the Ascensor do Lavra or Lavra Funicular.This is the oldest such funicular railway in Lisbon and dates back to 1884.

The carriage travels 188 metres up the slope with an average gradient of 23% between Largo da Anunciada to Rua Câmara Pestana.

This was originally yellow but has been somewhat graffitied. 


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