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“Great View”
Review of Mount Washington

Mount Washington
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$75.00*
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Private Pittsburgh City Tour
Ranked #3 of 181 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located directly south of downtown Pittsburgh, this lively neighborhood boasts an active business district in addition to scenic parks and recreational activities.
Reviewed October 24, 2011

The view from Mount Washington was amazing and the history throughout the area was cool.

Thank RobertR495
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Reviewed October 18, 2011

Not much happening up at the top of the Hill, but once you are there you need to have a drink in one of the neighborhood bars that overlook the three rivers, point, and stadiums. Day or night - its worth the trip

Thank craigcraig
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Reviewed September 21, 2011

Being on top of Mt Washington looking down on Pittsburgh, you will see Pittsburgh in a total different way. I was surprised the first time I went up on Mt Washington. Pittsburgh has never felt much like a city to me until being up on Mt Washington looking down on it. It really brings out the best in the city (the rivers, the buildings, the stadiums, the surrounding moutains. This is definitely a view worth seeing.

Thank FEF_Boston
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Reviewed September 19, 2011

Yes, they do have paper clippings to proove that views of Pittsburgh city from mount Washington are worth it!

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Make sure you time your visit atleast 30 mins before sunset. You will able to shoot pictures up on the incline ( which is a steal at $4.5 round trip) and spend an hour taking pics in changing light. Take a stroll around on the top, there a few cool restaurants and views to check out. Enjoy :)

1  Thank slkone
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Reviewed August 21, 2011

Mt. Washington is one of my favorite place and I always brought out of town friends to show beautiful Pitts downtown, three rivers merging at tip of the downtown and Pittsburgh's famous incline, waterfront opposite to downtown, or multiple bridges etc.

Best time to go is at night where you can enjoy light from downtown and Mt. Washington area is in the dark relatively. I think parking is free at night and I must have been there at least 10 times and we were never alone. In fact we still have problem finding a parking place at night especially right in front of viewing areas.

Yes, driving in or near Pittsburgh can be tricky and you might want to get a good map or good direction from a local so that you won't lost your way to Mt. Washington. Now it's GPS era and should no longer be a problem though.

FYI: If you want to be more creative out of this free attraction, consider dining at one of fine restaurants over there or let your friends' take the incline and meet them at the waterfront where you can still enjoy less expensive food. Have fun there.

2  Thank bigboy61455
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