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Address: 441 Vine St., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone Number: 513 241 3888
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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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Top of the city.

If you're looking for the best birds - eye view of the city this is a must. One elevator takes you 45 stories up and a smaller elevator takes you the rest of the way up. (About 5... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
ChuckCaza
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

If you're looking for the best birds - eye view of the city this is a must. One elevator takes you 45 stories up and a smaller elevator takes you the rest of the way up. (About 5 more stories.) At the top you pay $2 and walk outside to a huge platform that goes all the way around for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Probably the best view of Cincinnati. Cheap ticket to the top and you could hang up there all day without anyone bothering you. Definitely worth it.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Cool piece of architecture in Cincinnati if you want to read up on it. The lower level houses some good restaurants, etc but it's really going up to the top that makes it worthwhile. Once you get to the top floor, you've got to take an original elevator that looks like it's from the 1820's to the very top. Once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

For $2 it is well worth the view! It is open air so it could be a bit chilly in the winter but it was 45 degrees yesterday and we were comfortable. We absolutely loved getting a lay of the land from the top. We could spot all the landmarks and enjoyed seeing all the murals on the sides of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

There is an open rooftop observation deck. The view is spectacular, and admission is only $2. It was very cold and windy, so I couldn't stay out too long. Make sure you bring a coat. Also, you'll need to be able to climb one flight of stairs to reach to reach the observation deck.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

For only $2/person, what a great value to see a beautiful birds-eye view of Cincinnati. You can see the entire downtown area, including the riverfront, and well beyond in all directions. It is a great photo spot. It is completely outdoors, which we did not expect. Dress warm if you go in the winter, because you will be outside and... More 

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Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Be sure to ask the concierge at the Netherlands Plaza for information on the fabulous art deco murals on the first and second floors before heading to the top to look out over the city. Amazing that you can just wander around 54 stories above the city, seeing nearly 15 miles on a clear day. Don't expect safety fences either!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This is a beautiful view. You take a couple of elevator rides and a few flights of steps. It's a few dollars per person. You see a view of Cincinnati and the waterfront including Kentucky. Very windy up there so dress appropriately. My wife spent an hour taking pics of the sunset and area.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great price for a great view, have to go up a few steps, but elevator most of the way. Good to do any time of the year, just dress for it!

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New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed walking through the Tower to see the shops, enjoy the architecture, and then gave a wondrous dining experience.

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