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Duquesne Incline

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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. Parking available across the street from our lower station at...more
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1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1003
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Reviewed today via mobile

Take a quick trip up the incline for a great view of the city. $2.50 ea way cash. At top there is area to look over the rivers and bridges skyline.

Thank hek4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

At first glance this didnt seem very impressive to me. It's a rail line going up and down a mountain. BUT once I stepped inside the car and got a real look of the steepness of the mountain I was impressed. The ingenuity of the...More

Thank Shelly H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had dinner on Mt. Washington and rode the incline from the base to the top rather than driving up Mt. Washington. The view is terrific from the incline car. If you are a senior the ride is free but you either need to show...More

Thank Hal B
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must see for tourists in Pittsburgh. Relatively cheap fare, but limited parking at the bottom of the incline. Good restaurants at the top although a bit pricey. Good for a midday excursion and lunch with a view. If you prefer a closer view of...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was my sons birthday weekend in Pittsburg to take him around and see some sights and a Steelers game. My wife, son and daughter in law rode up the incline and the weather could not have been nicer. We got some great pictures and...More

Thank BellaRosie2
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great day to do some investigating of the area. View of the city and area universities, amazing to see the river run around the city on a clear day.

Thank C S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was only a few minute ride, but it was cool to learn the history and had awesome views of the city.

Thank Bridget L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the incline at 11:30 PM. Nice view of Pittsburgh.I was intrigued by the age of the building at the top. From 1887 if I remember correctly.

Thank Burt F
Reviewed 1 week ago

For great views over Pittsburgh would recommend going up the incline. Tourists use it as well as locals to reach their home

Thank TravellerDWM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some coworkers and I checked this out after work one day and it’s really cool. The old incline puts you back in time. There is an amazing view and some cool places to eat up top as well.

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Tom R
August 16, 2018|
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Response from JoD R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, runs every day.
July 19, 2018|
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Response from Master C | Reviewed this property |
I think it was the name of the fort once located here????
Aimee L
July 17, 2018|
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Response from DrRSC | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of stairs to get to the incline car. The car itself will accommodate a small stroller.