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“A great view & taste of Pittsburgh history”

Monongahela Incline
Ranked #20 of 173 things to do in Pittsburgh
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Owner description: This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
Indiana
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76 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A great view & taste of Pittsburgh history”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

The view at night is spectacular! Catching the city lights' reflecting on the river's edge is indeed beautiful. At the top, there some great photographs & drawings of Pittsburgh over time. The one oddity is that you must have exact change to ride - in 2013?

Visited May 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“a must do”
Reviewed May 26, 2013

I made this trip about 50 times over the years to impress out of town friends, relatives, and business associates......... Every time , Im still impressed. A wonderful view of the city and an education on a extinct form of commuting . Great. Just go.

Visited April 2013
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Tujunga, California
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Seniors ride FREE!”
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Well worth the time even if it wasn't free. A fantastic view of downtown Pittsburgh skyline. If your in Pittsburgh for any reason this view shouldn't be missed. should be ranked much higher.

Visited May 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Cool Ride”
Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

The views of the city were amazing. Well worth 3.50 for a round trip ticket. Glad we rode it, this is a must do for anyone visiting Pittsburgh.

Visited May 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,328 reviews
1,835 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,903 helpful votes
“Love a good view!”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

I truly enjoy seeing things from way up high, and this is a fun way to do that! People use it for their daily commutes, which I think is pretty cool, and it's an inexpensive ride up to a part of Pittsburgh you would likely otherwise miss!

Visited May 2013
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