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photoblog image Lisbon-the Elevador de Santa Justa

Lisbon-the Elevador de Santa Justa

 

Designed by Raul Mesnier de Ponsard, a pupil of Gustave Eiffel, and opened in 1902 - a ride costs you €2.80 - but you can use your all-day tram and metro ticket and ride for free.

Lisbon-the Elevador de Santa Justa

 

Designed by Raul Mesnier de Ponsard, a pupil of Gustave Eiffel, and opened in 1902 - a ride costs you €2.80 - but you can use your all-day tram and metro ticket and ride for free.

comments (12)

I like your point of view, Tom.
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Frank
  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 11 Nov 2016, 04:12
That's worth a "wow", Tom!
Tom Wilson: A fine structure, eh?
Superb framing and architecture.
Tom Wilson: Thank you, Marie
Gobsmacked Tom!
Tom Wilson: It's a stunner smile
  • Chris
  • England
  • 11 Nov 2016, 06:47
I regret I had not even heard of this construction before today Tom. I Googled it and find the thing to be an amazing feat of engineering
Tom Wilson: Hop on a flight from Heathrow and you'll see it in person smile
That is some structure Tom!
Tom Wilson: A fascinating bit of engineering history, Bill.
Nice hat Tom.
Tom Wilson: It is, isn't it?
I think the outside is beautiful enough.
Tom Wilson: Gothic architecture in cast iron smile
this is a fantastic point of view. i hope you did not tip over backwards, Tom smile
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Ayush - no problem!
This looks an interesting thing to travel up in.
Tom Wilson: It's a very handsome lift that carries you up!
wonderful architecture Tom... and you framed it perfectly....petersmile
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Peter.
Those buildings are glowing...

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