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Monongahela Incline

Grandview Towers, Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1000
+1 412-442-2000
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Unique transit experience

I rode the incline down to the city from a rental at the top. It was a great way to see the city... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Charley S
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Williamstown, Massachusetts
What a great view of Pittsburgh!

My wife and I found this tourist attraction to be well worth the time. Having never experienced... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Raymond G
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Centerville, Ohio
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This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“station square” (165 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 19 December 2017

I rode the incline down to the city from a rental at the top. It was a great way to see the city and to join into a conversation with some regular commuters. On a clear day, this would be a memorable experience and a...More

Thank Charley S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My wife and I found this tourist attraction to be well worth the time. Having never experienced such a ride we were not sure what to expect. The ride proved to be unique and provided views one could not imagine. The ability to see Pittsburgh...More

Thank Raymond G
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The view from Mount Washington was amazing. You can see the entire city with views of Heinz Field. The ride on the incline railway was a great experience and was very reasonably priced.

Thank Zacch B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Brought back so many memories. The upgrades and upkeep has done this historical ride good. The incline is a must for every tourist coming to Pittsburgh!!!

Thank ATLTravelDiva
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

A great way to get an amazing view of the city. Fun for families or couples. Great restaurants and coffee shop at the top. Definitely a must do in Pittsburgh!

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 16 November 2017

If you have the chance, take this ride. Not many places have an incline and the one in Pittsburgh is perhaps the most famous. Works used to ride the incline to and from work, but now it is mainly a tourist attraction and offers a...More

Thank dalijon
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This incline was right by the Ducky Tours, walking distance, so we ventured up. Nice photo opportunities & a few shops up top. Not too bad for the price, $3.50 RT, seniors are free. Something different to do.

Thank Faye P
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This ride on he south shore up to Mount Washington is one with a view, even as you ascend or descend. The Monongahela River stretches out in front of you and beyond that is the Pittsburgh sky line and the bridges. This incline is across...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We saw this and decided to spent $3.50 to ride up Mt. Washington to get the view. Worth it. Great observations deck and super spot to see downtown from above.

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Although it's both a tourist destination and a commuter transport, there's no escaping the charm of the oldest running funicular in Pittsburgh. Bring cash for the fare (less than $3/person); you can also use a transit day pass if you're coming over by trolley from...More

Thank Ed T
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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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Melanie C
27 September 2017|
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Plug in Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
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30 August 2017|
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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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