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Address: 1997 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1032
Phone Number: +1 412-381-1665
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Scale Mount Washington in one of two original 1877 cable cars for a fun and...

Scale Mount Washington in one of two original 1877 cable cars for a fun and unique ride and a breathtaking view of the Pittsburgh skyline when you reach the top of the 400-foot incline. Parking available across the street from our lower station at 1197 West Carson Street.

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Old world charm

I used to live on Mount Washington and ride this incline to work every day. It is a wonderful place to take out of town guests and children. There are always historic pictures... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Coraopolis, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I used to live on Mount Washington and ride this incline to work every day. It is a wonderful place to take out of town guests and children. There are always historic pictures in the station houses.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

See breathtaking views from the charm of the Duquesne Incline, while the experience is not the quickest, savor every moment it is worth the $5 price! While you ride think of how much history there is in this wonderfully charming experience. Any time of day is a treat. Shows off the city in all of its glory. Unbelievable skyline, rivers,... More 

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Thank Anne B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take these vintage wooden cable cars up, up, up for the best view of Pittsburgh. Go at night...magical. It's a short and beautiful walk over to the other incline for a different view down.

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Thank Monica C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're visiting the Burgh' you have to ride this to the top of the hill. The view from the top is beautiful! It's a really neat experience!

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The incline offered a look into Pittsburgh's history. There is a museum at the top that was well worth the time. At the top, take a walk to the overlooks and get a sense of how big Pittsburgh really is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great views and 5 bucks round trip. Friendly staff. Don't do one way. Not worth having to drive to pick friends up at bottom.

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Sherrill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a neat experience, especially seeing how this cable car rail system was built in 1877. Parking is $5 for one hour and per person the ride will cost you $5 for a round trip, but the views at the top are wonderful. The best way to view the city and Heinz Field.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ride was fun, but the views of the city of Pittsburgh were spectacular! Took many photos and can't wait to view them enlarged on my computer!

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the city for a long weekend in November of 2015 and this is a great way to see the city. Beautiful view at the top! I highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to see the city from the top of the mountain and this was a great way to do it. I understand that the incline was first built over 100 years ago. The best view is toward the bottom, looking down on the city.

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