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Duquesne Incline

1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1003
+1 412-381-1665
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Scale Mount Washington in one of two original 1877 cable cars for a fun and unique ride and a breathtaking view of the Pittsburgh skyline when you reach the top of the 400-foot incline. Parking available across the street from our lower station at 1197 West Carson Street.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“exact change” (255 reviews)
“great view” (314 reviews)
“observation deck” (142 reviews)
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1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1003
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Reviewed yesterday

Great view of the city. Fun history exhibits at the top. Better to start at the top because parking below is expensive. Only downside was very strict ticket attendant who insisted on seeing multiple forms of ID for the 2 senior citizens with us.

Thank vkbrennan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The view of Three Rivers from the Duquesne Incline is quite nice. Once atop the ridge, enjoy the shops and eateries. The ride down provides a great view of Heinz Field, perfect for a Steelers fan to snap as many pics as s/he desires!

Thank travelingBard23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the incline to get to a restaurant. If your in town for the sight, you have to ride the incline

Thank Riverrat1975
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very inexpensive ride. It has a really cool view. The kids loved it. It is used as transportation for people who live in the area.

Thank Margaretsen
Reviewed 1 week ago

The incline is a tourist attraction worth doing to get a great view of Pittsburgh and is easy to reach from downtown. Some upscale restaurants at the top as well.

Thank Ross R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've loved this incline since I was a kid. Unfortunately, it looks old and worn down, and its not the usual touristy thing to do. But if you have a few days in Pitt. and you want to see some really great old photos of...More

Thank kopfjaeger1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This incline is located just past the Triangle Park area of the center of downtown. Great views and picture ops here from the top. Parking at the bottom is in a lot across Carson st. Use the footbridge. PA seniors go free.

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 1 week ago

The train only takes cash, so plan for it. The parking was at the base of the incline and convenient. The incline is short ride to the top and provides great views of the 3 rivers.

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family to Pittsburgh for a Steeler game weekend and tourist sites. Did the incline 50 years ago with my parents. Have 20 year olds and teenager. They were not so impressed, better for younger kids. We did daytime trip - would recommend the...More

Thank david r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view of Pittsburgh. The ride was very reasonable and exciting. Nothing we’ve ever done. A must do if you’re in Pittsburgh. Mount Washing is close and you get an amazing view.

Thank Gabriela C
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vegasmann24
22 October 2017|
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Response from Chris S | Reviewed this property |
The Monongehela Incline is close to Station Square--also great. Goes to an outdoor viewing platform. The Duquesne Incline has a parking lot at the bottom on West Carson St.
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78traveler
30 July 2017|
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Response from Vicki A | Reviewed this property |
We parked in the shopping center parking lot. It was very convenient. I don't remember that the parking cost very much. Hope that helps.
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78traveler
30 July 2017|
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Response from drmac2012 | Reviewed this property |
It's mostly residential at the top, and my recollection is that parking might be limited. Park in the lot at the bottom, ride up, exit the station and turn to your right. Walk about a quarter mile and there is a phenomenal... More
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