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Monongahela Incline

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Grandview Towers, Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1000
+1 412-442-2000
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Take a night time trip up the incline.

We waited until after sunset in order to view Pittsburgh lit up at night while riding up the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2016
Joseph B
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PARKVILLE
great views at the top

great way to see the city. Inexpensive $3.50 round trip. Nice relaxing ride up the hill. Great... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
williamsE8552JE
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Berkley, Michigan
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This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“round trip” (109 reviews)
“station square” (155 reviews)
“exact change” (74 reviews)
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Grandview Towers, Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15211-1000
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+1 412-442-2000

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Reviewed August 26, 2016

We waited until after sunset in order to view Pittsburgh lit up at night while riding up the incline. This was well worth the wait to see all the lights.

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed August 24, 2016

great way to see the city. Inexpensive $3.50 round trip. Nice relaxing ride up the hill. Great views form the top with lost of cool restaurants and shops

Thank williamsE8552JE
Reviewed August 23, 2016

My family and I were looking for something to do after our duck boat tour. This incline was located behind the tour's building and fit the bill perfectly. We bought round trip tickets for three adults and one child, which were very affordable. When we...More

Thank Kelly H
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This looked like the perfect tourist thing to do and had we been able to pay ... It may have been. Along with my husband and I there were probably another 10 or so tourists who lined up to pay for a ticket ... Oh...More

Thank Debturn
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Beautiful view of the three rivers and Pittsburgh's skyline, especially at night. Take the time to walk to the Catholic Church built in the early 1900's.

Thank Tioga S
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The Mon incline is a nice cheap way to get to the top of Mt Washington. The Mon is handicapped accessible while the Duquesne is not...grab some ice cream at the top!

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

It is a fast way to get up from the waterfront to mount Washington. We parked at the top of the mountain (free after 6PM) and took the Duquesne Incline down, walked to the Monongahela and took that back up to the mountain to get...More

1  Thank TorontoMusicman
Reviewed August 13, 2016

There were long lines on the weekend, so I went back late in the day. Make sure you walk long the sidewalk and the overlooks at the top. Great views of the city from the top. As you ride, remember that this was not built...More

Thank nancy m
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

We went to the top over the weekend. After listening to the suggestion of the someone at a hotel, we ate at the bottom in Station Square. Don't waste your money there. At the top are some Grills and Bars that serve food. There are...More

1  Thank KrisT77
Reviewed August 10, 2016

A very cheap way to get a spectacular view of the city. We were pleasantly surprised how easy and quick it was. There are some great restaurants at the top.

Thank Allison H
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78traveler
August 29, 2017|
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Response from Karla D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was well lit and we did this at night time.
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Becky M
April 2, 2017|
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Response from LBINewJerseySwede | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is.
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Avishek M
October 24, 2016|
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Response from CDRKMP | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking at Station Square at the bottom of the Monongahela Incline. There is also street-side parking on Grandview Avenue (Mt. Washington) at the top of the incline. All parking in Pittsburgh is "pricey".
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