Carew Tower
Carew Tower
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Compass26064884725
3 contributions
Nov 2022 • Solo
Just spoke to the security desk at the Carew Tower 513.241.3888
According to the security personnel the observation deck is closed and is most likely permanently closed.
This is very sad as it was one of the first places I took my sons when we visited and one of the best places to bring children and out of town guests.
Written 16 November 2022
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theresa b
1 contribution
Aug 2021 • Couples
I've been to the top of the tower to view the world from a birds eye a few times and just discovered that my mother has never had the experience so I'm hoping the viewing platform will be opening again soon
Written 29 June 2022
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Jason Y
3 contributions
Feb 2022 • Family
The top floor viewing experience at Carew Tower is closed and has been for 2 years according to employees we spoke to in the retail area of the 1st floor
Written 18 February 2022
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Companion709859
1 contribution
Jul 2021 • Friends
The website states to wait for information on 2021 Spring, gives a number that they do not answer or give any information, they may be closed forever. I guess it is another Covid excuse for mediocrity.
Written 8 July 2021
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Melanie R
Gulf Shores, AL131 contributions
Feb 2021
Attempted a visit but the observation deck has been closed and is closed indefinitely. Unfortunately didn’t see this information posted anywhere before we went. We did go to the I Love Cincinnati store for a couple small souvenirs.
Written 15 February 2021
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BrowsingtheAtlas
Cincinnati, OH137 contributions
Nov 2019
Whenever people come to visit me, the first place I take them is to the top of Carew tower. It is one of the rare places you have open rooftop views of the entire city. You can look out across the river into Kentucky, or look north to the Over the Rhine area and take in views of the hills and river. If you have someone there to point out the sights, even better.

I love Cincinnati and blog about it often. Carew Tower is one of my must-see’s in a city full of many great attractions.
Written 24 February 2020
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Ally G
Peterborough, UK69 contributions
Nov 2019
Accessed via the Netherland Plaza Hotel, this is a must see. It's free of charge for hotel guests and you can take in the views of the city day or evenings (up to 7pm) - very impressive.
Written 23 February 2020
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Travel4Fun31
Roselle, IL365 contributions
Feb 2020
The building is beautiful, love that it was a step back in time with the old post office signs and mail shoots. It would be nice if there was more signage by the elevator. Having never been there before we weren't sure where to go. Once we got up there it was pretty cool. We loved how open it was.
We were shocked they only take Cash. Really they can't get a Square app for the lady up there??? It would be nice if it was noted downstairs that it's cash only, and even where to go! We agreed that we would have been annoyed had we not had enough cash when we got to the top!
Written 19 February 2020
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Dec 2019
Beautiful building and loved going to the top to see all of Cincinnati. Employees very nice and helpful.
Written 2 January 2020
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bruce p
Albuquerque, NM4,118 contributions
Dec 2019 • Solo
The observation deck is hard to find there's not very much signage putting you to it. Just find the elevator Banks and go up to the top floor which is 45. Then you have to jump into another elevator behind it which is a tiny elevator that only holds like three or four people and go up three more floors. Then there's one flight of stairs to walk up to 49. Admission to the deck is $6. It's basically a rooftop with some telescopes up there in each corner. No gift shop or anything like that. It's very old-fashioned. See my pictures
Written 2 December 2019
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