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“Carew tower” 5 of 5 stars
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Carew Tower
441 Vine St., Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202
513 241 3888
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Ranked #20 of 80 attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Independence, Missouri
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“Carew tower”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

48 floors up, you get a complete 360 view of all of Cincinnati and surrounding areas. It is worth the $2

Visited October 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Who knew it could be so fun for natives?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Great views of the valley and city. And very cheap! You don't need much time here, but it's completely worth it when out of towners are with you. Close to all other downtown activities.

Visited July 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Best up-high views of Cincinnati”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Great stop when visiting downtown Cincinnati- fun for locals and visitors. The observation deck is outdoors and pretty basic. The Carew Tour is located in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati, and there are unobstructed views in evey direction. It's cheap to go to the observation deck- only a couple of dollars- and the time you may stay on the deck is fairly unlimited. See Fountain Square, Over the Rhine, Union Terminal, Paul Brown Stadium and Great American Ballpark, the Ohio River, Newport and Covington, KY and more.

Visited February 2012
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Eastern KY
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“Provides amazing views of Cincinnati”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

My husband and I went up by elevator to the Carew tower; the elevator is the fastest I have ever been in, I was surprised since the building was old and built in 1930. My husband loved the architect and history of the building. The views were something to see! It cost only $2.00 for adults when you get to the top; don't forget to bring a quarter to put in the viewing machines like I did. I read some reviews about the lady at the top being rude; she was cordial to us.

Visited October 2012
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Bloomington, Indiana
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“Great 360 degree view of Cincinnati”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is definitely worth 30 minutes of your time to walk outside at the top of the Carew Tower. (It is outside so dress accordingly.) Great views all around the City. Only $2, but you must have small bills in cash. There is a display area at the street level between the hotel and the tower which is worth looking at if you want more information about the history, style and construction of the building. If not that, then at least check out the Rookwood pottery walls that are colorful and beautiful.

Visited September 2012
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