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Carew Tower

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Address: 441 Vine St., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513 241 3888
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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We like the view from Urban Observation Towers.

We like the view from Urban Observation Towers. Carew Tower and a visit to Fountain Square seem to go together. We first enjoyed Carew Tower over four decades ago, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Centerville, Ohio
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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We like the view from Urban Observation Towers. Carew Tower and a visit to Fountain Square seem to go together. We first enjoyed Carew Tower over four decades ago, and frequent downtown Cincinnati. Whether for business or pleasure, we try to take the time to enjoy a visit. Seems incredible that some folks do not know about Carew tower.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I was disappointed by my visit. The view was great, but there is not much more. The unfortunate thing is I also had to pay for parking.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I have driven through downtown Cincinnati dozens of times and had never known of this opportunity. It was easy to find of the freeway. 1 hour nearby parking was only $4. The admission at the top also $4. This should be done if you only had 1 hr to spare while driving through downtown. View is incredible and we were... More 

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Texas, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The view from the top of Carew Tower, one of the tallest buidlings in Cincinnati, is great! You can see the Ohio River, the city, the Begals stadium and The Great American Ballpark from a unique perspective. It's a great place for photography on a clear day. For a nominal fee, you can take elevators to the 48th floor, then... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The observation deck at the top of Carew Tour must be a well kept secret, as we were alone when we visited. We enjoyed it so much, we want to let others in on this spectacular view of Cincinnati, the river and northern Kentucky. It was great fun for us to pick out places that we had already visited and... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Spend $3 to go up 51+ flights to a rooftop deck which offers an unsurpassed view of 3 states. On a clear day you can see Indiana! Views are spectacular, and a great way to familiarize yourself with how much Cincinnati has to offer.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

we only paid $4 each for such lovely views of the city and the Ohio River and Kentucky. Most observation towers cost more. The policy was cash. You enter a lovely building lobby with art and take a small elevator almost to the top and then a short flight of stairs so it is for the mobile. The wall is... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Unique old building with an exquisite art deco atrium in the lobby. Hathaway's Diner in the first floor atrium is a throw back to eating establishments of the 30's and 40's. Observation Deck on the top floor offers great views of surrounding countryside of both Ohio and Kentucky.

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Interesting quick stop in downtown Cincinnati. Elevator to top of tower, and then a few stairs and you are there. The view is terrific. Can see 360 view of Cincinnati Well worth it!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We got to see some very nice views atop the Carew Tower in Cincinnati. And, it only cost $4 per person. I've been to the top of many tall structures (Skylon in Niagara Falls, Space Needle in Seattle, Empire State Building in New York, Prudential Tower in Boston, City Hall in Philadelphia, etc.) and it was pricey to go to... More 

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