Portugal’s Spectacular Santa Justa Lift Takes Elevators Up A Level

Most of us get around the usual, boring way: walking, driving, biking, busing or taking the subway. But for those who need to get around Lisbon, “The City of Seven Hills,” it can be tricky (not to mention exhausting as hell) to navigate all those inclines.

Because Portugal is awesome, its capital city built funiculars and lifts to take residents up and down. The system was hardy enough to have lasted more than 130 years, and one of these contraptions — highlighted by Amusing Planet earlier this week — might just be the most ornate, read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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