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Duquesne Incline

1220 Grandview Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1204
412 381 1665
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Ranked #11 of 92 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Specialty Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Dallas, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The incline has been running for over 100 years. It is a neat experience and gives fantastic views of the city of Pittsburgh. Also great for watching the night time fireworks shows on the river.

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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

This incline is very high and very steep. The Duquesne incline has not much at the base, but is an easy walk from Station Square. The incline has a lot of history with regards to the mechanics and the neighborhoods effort to keep it running. Bet part is the view of Pittsburgh. When you think of the prime views of... More

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Reynoldsburg, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Cheap fare to ride round trip, great place to view the converging of the rivers and see the skyline, day or night.

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Rye, New York
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123 reviews 123 reviews
49 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The Dusquesne Incline is fine. Its drawback is that there really isn't much at either the top or the bottom. In that regard, the Mon Incline is much better. There is a fine view from the top of both, but the Mon is the better of the two.

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Columbus, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I think this could be a cool experience except for the fact you can only purchase tickets with EXACT CASH and the woman on the downhill side of the incline is rude. It is $5 per person for a roundtrip ticket and a pretty ride up the incline with a great view of Pittsburgh and the rivers. At the top... More

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North Canton, Ohio
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220 reviews 220 reviews
61 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Our first trip to Pittsburg and we had to go here. Beautiful views from a ride on a slice of history on the south side of the city. Nice big parking lot at the bottom of the hill costs $2 for an hour which was plenty of time. You walk up about 40 steps to the sparse lower platform. The... More

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Baltimore
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This incline was originally opened in the 1800s. It fell into disrepair and was renovated in the past several decades. For a small fee one can ride in the incline's cars up one of Pittsburgh's steep hills. At the top there is a small museum which deal with the incline and the history of Pittsburgh and its industry. Well worth... More

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Greenwood, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Well worth the money!! My son is 2 (almost 3) and he had so much fun! The view from the observation deck is amazing! There isn't really anything but a couple restaurants up top so don't expect to stay a long time! Very cool to read about the history of the incline!

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Arvada, Colorado, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful way to the city. The incline is tremendous and smooth. The view from the top is breath taking. Great.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A MUST Do attraction. I would suggest riding this one up - the view is AMAZING from the top. walk over and ride the Monongahela down.

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