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Top 9 Interesting Facts About Rio de Janeiro

#9. Santa Teresa Tram is South America’s oldest electric railway

Santa Teresa Tram is South America’s oldest electric railway

The Santa Teresa Tram connects Rio ’s city center with the Santa Teresa neighborhood. It has been running continuously since 1877 and was designated a national historic landmark in 1988. The Santa Teresa Tram is one of the world’s oldest railways and, from 1896, Latin America’s oldest electric railway.

Sources: en.wikipedia.org ,  riodejaneiro.com

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