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Monongahela Incline

Grandview Towers, Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1000
+1 412-442-2000
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Great ride and view of the city from above. Wonderful photo op!

Love inclines, Pittsburgh is fortunate enough to have 2 and we enjoyed both. If you step out onto... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maggie B
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Fountain Inn, South Carolina
Seating is mercifully arranged on the downhill car! Otherwise it’d scare the do-doo out of you!

I went up the Duquesne Incline, walked the few miles on the top of the mountain to the Monongahela... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
UsuallyNotGrumpy
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Columbus, Oh
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This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“round trip” (91 reviews)
“station square” (156 reviews)
“exact change” (74 reviews)
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Grandview Towers, Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1000
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+1 412-442-2000

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love inclines, Pittsburgh is fortunate enough to have 2 and we enjoyed both. If you step out onto the street there is a large overlook just to the side of the upper station where you can get some magnificent photos.

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went up the Duquesne Incline, walked the few miles on the top of the mountain to the Monongahela Incline to go down. It’s steep as hail! And a slow crawl down the mountain. It thankfully seems to be a lot shorter than the Duquesne!

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can get a great view of the city from the observation deck. It is also a nice way to get to Station Square.

Thank jimeashbaugh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone is different but I thought this was a great place to visit. Located behind Station Square you walk in and pay $3.50 for a round trip ticket. in the kiosk machine. Correct change is better but not required. IF you are 65 and have...More

1  Thank kathie l
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool way to travel up a mountain! You can go from Sheraton Square up to Mount Washington for $3.50 round trip. Rich in history and unique to Pittsburgh it is a definite must do!

Thank Littlekbs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I thought this was a unique thing to check out. I'm definitely glad I did. The views at the top are absolutely beautiful. Must do while in Pitt!

Thank Shopaholic_x0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monongahela Incline is the better choice unless you want to take a walk uphill from Duquesne to the beautiful lookout platform over the city. This incline takes you right to the platforms. Very pretty at night!

Thank MsTired
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very nice ride to the top with fantastic views. We used the kiosk and it was rather inexpensive round trip.

Thank K G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a must every few years when visiting. Great piece of history that has provided some great memories and great pics throughout the years. Love the views from the top. If you're a first time visitor this is a definite to do. At the bottom...More

Thank QBNIVY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheap and fun way to get from Station Square to Mount Washington overlooks. Provides some of the best views of downtown Pittsburgh. Great for kids and all ages.

Thank Mike H
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Response from Karla D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was well lit and we did this at night time.
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