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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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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1197 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1032
+1 412-381-1665
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Reviewed 4 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
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fun tram ride up. You can buy a round trip ticket and go out of the tram station grab a drink and a bite to eat before you go back down. FYI Cash only no change made

Thank 310BucketList
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With spectacular views of the city, this is a must see, must do sightseeing opportunity for any visitors to the city.

Thank Theresa F
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the must do sites in Pittsburgh. Sure you can just drive to the observation platform but the ride up and down on the funicular is part of the experience. We road the incline during the day but also had the opportunity to visit...More

Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So we were told by many people to take the tram up Mt. Washington, so how could we resist? Well, I wish we would have. The history of the tram (same designer who built Brooklyn bridge designed this and we love the Brooklyn bridge) and...More

Thank Mrskoolcub
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did this right before we left Pittsburgh. It took a little over an hour total. If you park in the lot on the bottom it is $5 for 0-2 hours. Go to the lot on top across from the incline entrance and it is...More

Thank smcduffie2627
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went on a Saturday so it was more crowded than normal and we had a 15 minute wait to get on. The observation deck gives you a great overlook of the city. Definitely worth the $5.00 roundtrip.

Thank cubsproat
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took Uber to reach this site and one has to walk up steep stairs to reach street level, so if that's a problem, ask your driver to let you off on the street. The cable car is authentic to the time and in wonderful...More

Thank Nittie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun short train ride with a great view of the city. A must do for any first trip to Pittsburgh. Takes an hour or less.

Thank AmericanTouristBen
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom grew up in Pittsburgh, so we have been visiting the Duquesne Incline for years when we visit. It is a great experience with spectacular views of the city skyline. Paying 50 cents extra, you can see the massive wheels of the incline work,...More

1  Thank Heartlab
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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.