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Address: Grandview Towers, Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1000
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+1 412-442-2000

This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount...

This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.

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The view at the top was spectacular !! Interesting learning about the Inclines history....fun time !

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The view at the top was spectacular !! Interesting learning about the Inclines history....fun time !

Thank patricia w
coopersburg pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was ok, the best part is the view of downtown Pittsburgh from the top. Be aware that the cost to ride is payable in EXACT CASH only. Why, when there is an attendant watching you place your money in the container, but thats the way it is. It was ok, but if we won't do it again.

Thank Cindy K
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by while looking for things to do. might not appeal to todays youth however for the curious or those that enjoy nice view i would suggest to go at night

Thank 斯 蒂
manchester nh
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an added bonus to our trip to Pittsburgh! We took a shuttle bus from our hotel, The Hampton Inn...Our driver was awesome and he told us about this ride...It was awesome!! The view going down was fantastic!! We had a clear view of Heinz Field and skyline of Pittsburgh...But be warned!! Make sure you get there early because... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best views of the city, and wonderful little shops and places to eat. We did the other incline first and wish we would have skipped it and just did this one. Wonderful experience. One of the highlights of our trip.

Thank Amanda B
Washington, D.C.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No visit to Pittsburgh would be complete without a trip up the Monogahela Incline to take in the grand view from Mt. Washington. A great day would be to combine the Incline with a Gateway River Cruise that leaves from a nearby location

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Canton, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Pittsburgh with the intent of riding both the Monongahela and Duquesne inclines, both have amazing views. Our young son enjoyed the ride on the incline a lot and was excited to reach the top and check out the views. Both inclines have a great view of Heinz Field.

1 Thank Jessica B
Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't expect anything special with this ride. The view from the rail is not that great. (The attraction is after you get to the top.) The rail stations are not air conditioned, and the windows don't open. There are only two cars with 3 compartments each, and they are also not air conditioned. There's an open grate in the very... More 

Thank Anita M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a type of transportation that we do not have where I am from, so therefore I found this very interesting. It has a lot of history behind it and is a quick and easy way to get to another area of PA to visit. It is very inexpensive and well worth it.

Thank Jennifer B
Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You seen them on TV. You seen them during football games. You must ride it once. Its really no bid deal to ride but its a piece of history. The kids loved it and they got to learn a bunch along the way.

Thank stm1258

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