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“Totally wasted space”
Review of Carew Tower

Carew Tower
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$45.00*
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The Nati in a Nutshell Cincinnati Food Tour Including Carew Tower Entrance Fee
Ranked #9 of 189 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

I moved to Cincinnati 20 years ago. At the time, Carew Tower was full of high end stores and a lot of people. I don't know if poor management, the riots of 2001, building in the suburbs got in the way, but the place just went down hill from there. All the good shops left, all the food court restaurants left, it turned into a ghost town where unsavory folks would hang out. It's a gorgeous building, linked to the Netherland Plaza, right in the center of town. You would think they could rectify this situation. There are plenty of shoppers downtown every day, especially now that the dining scene is taking off.

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

What a cool way to get your bearings regarding a new city....Fast elevator ! Stop in and have lunch or drink in the attached Hilton lounge very cool !

1  Thank Robert F
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

First time to the top of the Carew Tower on a beautiful day. The views up and down the Ohio River are spectacular. You can see the Bengals' stadium and the Roebling Bridge and as far away as University of Cincinnati. The newly renovated Washington Park adjacent to historic Music Hall is clearly visible as is City Hall and you feel like you can touch the Great American Bank building. The $4 charge is well worth it.

1  Thank Joann M
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Reviewed March 3, 2013

Only $2 for an adult to have the best view of the city and Northern KY. Wish I'd have done this much sooner.

1  Thank Bill N
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Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Nice view of Cincinnati from here, worth to visit. Watching city from 49 story building was really interesting.

1  Thank manikandan n
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