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Duquesne Incline

1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1032
+1 412-381-1665
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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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1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1032
+1 412-381-1665
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Reviewed yesterday

Pittsburgh's Monongahela Incline, built in 1870, is the oldest continuously operating funicular railway in the United States. Only two remain from the many more that once peppered the city in the days of industry. It's a perfect vantage point for sprawling views of the "Burgh"...More

Thank Burghbear
Reviewed yesterday

The incline is a landmark of Pittsburgh giving you the best views of the city and the junction of the three rivers, and taking you up to the best fine dining in the city!

Thank worldwandererogawo
Reviewed yesterday

Great ride but no instruction on how to pay or what to do. Views fantastic. Great view from Mt Washington too

Thank Purdue82
Reviewed yesterday

We visited during a rainy time in Pittsburgh but the rain stopped long enough for us to get to the parking lot below the incline. Easy to figure out how to pay the $5 to park for 2 hours. We were able to ride the...More

Thank barbh234
Reviewed yesterday

I love the incline! Growing up in Pittsburgh it was always one of my favorite things to do for something different. It's great riding on something that is a piece of history for the city. It's also really great for any out-of-towners who are interested...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed yesterday

We quite often have international guests but even those guests coming in from Atlanta and NYC are wowed when we take them on the incline. Pittsburgh is the best.

Thank Faye D
Reviewed 2 days ago

The view from the top is just awesome. The inclined train ride is interesting. If you want to know more, they have a model once you reach on top to show how it works. One of the earliest technological attractions of the city. Definitely worth...More

Thank RaviTravels2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very cool thing to do while visiting Pittsburgh. The view from the top is amazing. Interesting photos in the building once you reach the top. Walk outside & there are a few nice restaurants. $10 round trip for 2 people. Definitely recommend!

Thank scarletfire75
Reviewed 3 days ago

As others have said. Exact change for the ride. Also $.50 at the top for the self guided tour of the mechanicals. Entry by turnstile. One person in our group wanted to use a restroom. Al they have is a "port-a-john." Not what she wanted....More

Thank Travellingdude2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our Uber driver offered to take us to the top to see the view. Kinda wished we would have just done that. The ride went very fast. No bathrooms on site. The lady said their was a porta Johnny at the bottom in the parking...More

Thank marylynn1966
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How often does the incline run? thanks
13 April 2017|
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Response from tinag6813 | Reviewed this property |
Several times a day as it is part of the public transportation network.
Heather B
Which incline is better all around Mon or Duq?
19 February 2017|
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Response from Duquesne I | Property representative |
The Duquesne Incline and the Monongahela Incline both offer spectacular views from different perspectives - about a mile apart. The view from the Duquesne Incline overlooks Downtown Pittsburgh where the Monongahela River and... More
Avishek M
is there free parking near the duquesne Incline ? If not, where is the nearest parking
23 October 2016|
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Response from jiminpgh | Reviewed this property |
there is free parking at the bottom of the incline.