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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  • August 14, 2017
    Beautiful City Pittsburgh alot of Hills we were here for the Regotta weekend lots of food and music boat race.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    This was the most spectacular view of the city. I went at sunset and it was absolutely beautiful. Do make sure you put in the right place in the gps. Parking is moderately difficult but doable.  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    In a clear day, you can see what seems like forever. A definite stop for a few photos and to get a feel for the rivers.  more »

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