Monday, 16 January 2012
Elevador da Gloria, Lisbon, Portugal.
The Glória Funicular is a funicular that links Baixa with Bairro Alto in Lisbon, Portugal. It is operated by Carris. The Glória Funicular was opened to the public on October 24, 1885. At first it was designed as a water powered system, then in 1886 it was replaced by a steam power one, and finally in 1915 it was electrified. In 2002 it was designated a National Monument.