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Scary

I looked forward to riding this up the hill, but not so much coming down. I was fine going up, but... read more

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ibCookie2
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Red Bluff, California
I take this twice a day and it's both good (mostly) and bad

Bad is no AC in the summer and no heat in the winter. Daily riders like me complain incessantly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
boardder
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Kent, Ohio
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This tram, opened in 1870, still carries passengers up and down Mount Washington.
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8 Grandview Ave, Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, PA 15211
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Reviewed yesterday

I looked forward to riding this up the hill, but not so much coming down. I was fine going up, but when we came down it was a little frightening.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ibCookie2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bad is no AC in the summer and no heat in the winter. Daily riders like me complain incessantly about this. Depending on who's running this, the wait can be up to 5 minutes of just sitting there. Typically, the wait is about a minute....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank boardder
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a tourist I’d recommend the Duquesne Incline for views and photos of the city. Very clean and affordable and brings you to nice locations at top and bottom. This Incline is obviously used more for transportation for locals versus the Duquesne which offered more...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lauraeJ4355DE
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, this was different and a fun, quick off beat thing to do in Pittsburgh! It is free for seniors over 65. It is a quick trip up Mt. Washington and then a short walk to the overlook for fabulous views of downtown Pittsburgh. Quite...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nubinskis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

who would likely rate (it's GREAT), I'm content to call it very good. I'm a PGH native though I lived elsewhere for many years, it's always fun to ride this 150 year old tram. It squeeks & creaks it's way up (or down the track)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fried003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a nice way to see the sights of Penns from the viewpoint of the former residents and see the present will have you thinking. The people were very friendly and helpful

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is an inexpensive way to see things from a great perspective. Only about $6 Great pictures at the top.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

WE were staying at the kimpton and walked to the incline to go up mt washington for dinner. It was great! Spectacular views of the city

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank j. marcus S
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

The incline is easy to find and parking is easy too. The trip to the top is cozy and smooth, and exploring Shiloh street shops on top of Mt Washington is fun. Loved the trrrific view and experience of this city and its rich history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 217suzannem
Reviewed 19 November 2018

I rode this to visit Mt. Washington. It is economical (about $7/person/RT). Be sure to face the city on both trips for the best view.

Date of experience: October 2018
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11 July 2018|
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Response from BigTer | Reviewed this property |
It is one block from the stop.
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Nanci O
19 June 2018|
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Response from Kitty5466 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. There is an elevator to the top of the 3-level car.
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28 May 2018|
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