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“Great View!”
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 #10 of 186 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
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Los Angeles, California
Level 5 Contributor
42 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great View!”
Reviewed January 20, 2014

A coworker of mine took me up to the tower while showing me around the city. WOW what a view. The way up is high let me tell you. You take the main elevator to level 40 something (I honestly cannot remember how many floors there are) and then you take a VERY OLD VERY TINY elevator to level 40 something else and then you walk maybe 1 or 2 levels via stairs to get to the tippy tippy top. On a summer day the smaller elevator gets hot and muggy and can only fit about 3 or 4 people MAYBE. There is a small room before you exit to see the view and this room does have AC some Cinci maps and some tower souvenirs. I think the fee is something like $5 which isn't too bad I just wish they offered a glass of water after all that. But once you get out to see the sights wow! It's a complete 360 you can see the baseball and football stadiums, Mt. Adams everything! It's great! If it's a hot day...wear sun block b/c there really isn't any shade at least not at 12:00 pm on a summer day but wow that view!

Visited July 2013
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Fishers, Indiana
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fishers to Cnicinatti”
Reviewed December 31, 2013 via mobile

I loved this place, we traveled from indianapolis, Indiana just to do it!! It is like 100 miles!!! But it is a scary fun!!!

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North Haledon, New Jersey
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“A lot of history Art Deco treasure.”
Reviewed December 31, 2013

The Hilton is in a beautiful Art Deco building and our room was updated with a vintage feel. The Carew Tower observation deck is nice with views of Cincinnati and surrounding area.

Visited December 2013
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Galena, Ohio
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Cheap Thrill on a nice day”
Reviewed December 29, 2013

We visited on a clear 45 degree day. The observation deck was not crowded and the views were great. This is a bargain at only $2 per person!

Visited December 2013
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
173 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Great view”
Reviewed December 28, 2013

The trek to the top of the Carew Tower to the outdoor viewing area is well worth a visit on a clear day for a fabulous view of downtown Cincinnati and the surrounding area. The building is a great example of Art Deco architecture. However, there is a flight of stairs (after taking two different elevators) to get to the top, making this attraction out of reach for those unable to climb stairs. There is a charge of $2 (adults) or $1 (kids), but the price of admission is well worth it.

Visited December 2013
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