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Monongahela Incline

8 Grandview Ave, Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
+1 412-442-2000
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$3.75 a MUST Do on your Visit

I was skeptical at first, but I am glad that I experienced Pittsburg from the top of Mt... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christine F
Great View, Nice Ride

We were told when in Pittsburgh this is a must do - and I completely agree!! What a wonderful ride... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jennifer L
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This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“station square” (166 reviews)
“exact change” (76 reviews)
“great view” (92 reviews)
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8 Grandview Ave, Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
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+1 412-442-2000
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"station square"
in 166 reviews
"exact change"
in 76 reviews
"great view"
in 92 reviews
"medicare card"
in 12 reviews
"an ice cream shop"
in 11 reviews
"fun ride"
in 29 reviews
"port authority"
in 12 reviews
"a round trip ticket"
in 11 reviews
"shiloh street"
in 12 reviews
"downtown pittsburgh"
in 43 reviews
"afraid of heights"
in 11 reviews
"unique experience"
in 21 reviews
"piece of history"
in 11 reviews
"take pictures"
in 13 reviews
"observation deck"
in 11 reviews
"across the river"
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"three rivers"
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Reviewed yesterday

I was skeptical at first, but I am glad that I experienced Pittsburg from the top of Mt. Washington. It was a little history lesson in what things were like in this Gerrman Settlement Town. The views were amazing.

Thank Christine F
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Reviewed yesterday

We were told when in Pittsburgh this is a must do - and I completely agree!! What a wonderful ride and a wonderful view! I was a little nervous about the ride but it was very smooth and a lot of fun - what a...More

1  Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Typical tourist visit to the incline. Be careful when typing monongahela incline to the GPS. You will want to find parking lot at the bottom. Shops and restaurants at the top and bottom. Gentleman working at the top helped save us some money. Cheaper to...More

Thank Emily S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Go up one of the two inclines, walk across the top and go out on the overlooks. Then come down on the other incline. It's a blast.

1  Thank sturdyCincinnati
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There are two inclines in Pittsburgh, and both are historic and offer beautiful views of the city, including the stadiums and the three rivers, from the top of Mt Washington. The Monongahela Incline starts in Station Square, with plenty of parking there. You ride to...More

1  Thank oneupstatenewyorker
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely a unique experience for all ages, and our group of teenagers were thoroughly impressed with the entire adventure. They enjoyed the cable car travel up the hill, and marveled at the steel/ wooden cables and steps. At the top of Mount Washington, they took...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had actually planned to take the Duquesne Incline, but there was no parking to be found close by. So we decided to try the Monongahela Incline, and we found an excellent parking spot at Station Square. In my opinion the view from this one...More

2  Thank Reiselust1947
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The views are very nice. The ride to get there crazy hot. Like riding in an oven to the top. The exact change no longer applies.

Thank Ron R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the incline after dinner this past Saturday night. Wow what a trip. In all the years I have been here I finally went on it. It is not for people who are afraid of heights but the ride is mind blowing and...More

1  Thank Louis P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You need to do one of the inclines. The engineering feat is amazing. The incline is free to those who have a Medicare card. The ride down was stupendous as was the view.

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Nanci O
19 June 2018|
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Response from Kitty5466 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is an elevator to the top of the 3-level car.
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Roberto T
28 May 2018|
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Response from irish5353 | Reviewed this property |
Port Authority
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Melanie C
29 September 2017|
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Response from Momokat | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning on using the subways or busses, you can buy a day pass at the machine, also. It was $7 last time I went and you can ride the inclines and busses and subways all you want that day. You will love the... More
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