Gateway Arch, St Louis

An iconic image of St Louis, the Gateway Arch stands 192m tall and 192m wide at it’s base making it the US’s tallest monument. Visitors can reach the observation deck via an elevator sytem comprised of a series of small pod-like trams. On a clear day the view can stretch for 30 miles!


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  1. The St. Louis riverfront and the Arch are under renovation. The trams to the top of the arch are currently closed for the time being. I recommend that you inquire with the St. Louis board of tourism, before you add this to you travel plans.

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