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“Beautiful view of Pittsburgh!”

Monongahela Incline
Ranked #17 of 182 things to do in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
Reviewed April 15, 2013

A quick trip up the incline provides for a beautiful view of Pittsburgh! Easy to get to and fun experience for all ages. Grab some ice cream at the top.

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Reviewed April 13, 2013

Returned home to Pittsburgh for a visit after 20 years. Previously I had used the incline as transportation off of the mountain and would walk the Smithfield Street bridge to downtown daily. I had never really appreciated the experience or the view as I was only concerned about getting to work on time.

The incline and view from the overlook exceeded my expectations. The cable cars were as remembered however the building was better maintained. The view was absolutely incredible and better than remembered. There were three deer and one ground hog in the wooded area under the incline. So nice to enjoy the view with my children, grandchildren, and friends.

Thank MariaZ858
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

Taking an incline ride is something every tourist should experience while in PGH....just as everyone should ride a cable car---at least once--in San Francisco.

Moreover, it walkable from the central business district, gives you access to the restaurants at both ends of the ride (though the Station Square area is considerably more developed).

Note, however: EXACT CHANGE is needed for the ride!

Thank MongoSchwartz
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

Used it for transportation from Mt. Washington when going to the city. The view is spectacular. Well maintained and convenient.

Thank Gram H
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

Great ride up and down...very scenic! Lots of shops and restaurants to visit...$3.50 round trip (Need exact change)

Thank Just_Me_Bernie
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