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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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5:30 am - 9:00 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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Great view from the top

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Carol Stream, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

The views from the tower are well worth the trip to the observation area. The $2 fee is minimal and you can stay up on top until you are ready to leave. A 360 degree view of the city of Cincinnati and beyond

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The absolute best way to get a bird's eye view of the city. It is easy to get to and you just can't beat the value. If you like your attractions cheap and easy to get to this is a great stop while "doing" Cincinnati.

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4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When I called in the morning, the attendant tried to discourage me from visiting. Inspite of this, my daughter and I made the trek to the top floor see Cincinnati from the observation deck. The attendant of the observation deck was extremely rude. Additionally she was closing earlier than her sign stated and refused to allow us to go on... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This place is not hard to find. You can ask the security guard at the desk on the ground floor and he will give you detailed directions and there are signs everywhere. Once you get up top the view is amazing. 2$ for adults 1$ kids. The place you pay is small and the attendant was older but she was... More 

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