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Mount Washington, Pittsburgh

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Mount Washington features a sprawling urban vista, two of the oldest funiculars in the world, and a row of fine-dining restaurants. The neighborhood is a business district and a forested hiking spot at the same time. Take advantage of its geographical position and photograph the skyline from one of four overview decks. The area is accessible by car, but it's more fun to use the 1870 and 1877 lifts to get up and down the mountain. At the top station, you can learn about their history. Add Mount Washington to your Pittsburgh travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Pittsburgh trip itinerary planner.
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  • As we visited Mount Washington in January, some of the shops and cafes were closed. The views were amazing and a great place for a photo. We got the cable car up and as it was our first time in one it...  more »
  • No visit to Pittsburgh is complete without a ride up the incline from West Carson Street to Mt. Washington. The view of the city at night is breathtaking. Many of the top restaurants in the city are l...  more »
  • To truly appreciate Pittsburgh, you must visit Mt. Washington. It's simply one of the best views of Pittsburgh and truly one of the best views of any city in the country. Don't believe me? Google "Pit...  more »