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Heinz Memorial Chapel

1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
+1 412-624-4157
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The docent at the chapel was excellent.

We added the chapel as a last minute stop and we were pleasantly surprised by the friendliness and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mljohnston
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Wilmington, Delaware
A Must See, But Notre Dame or Charters it's Not.

Spend a full day in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh and include this early morning, then visit the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Renee K
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  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
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“stained glass” (27 reviews)
“pipe organ” (8 reviews)
“gothic style” (6 reviews)
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1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
North Oakland
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+1 412-624-4157

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We added the chapel as a last minute stop and we were pleasantly surprised by the friendliness and knowledge of the docent. She offered a great deal of information, but gave us time and space to explore on our own. She took time to share...More

Thank mljohnston
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Spend a full day in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh and include this early morning, then visit the Cathedral of Learning and its Nationality Rooms. Have lunch on Craig Street and spend the afternoon in the museums.

1  Thank Renee K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is one of my favorite places on the Pitt Campus. It is so peaceful and beautiful inside. It is non denominational. We just happened to wander in and there was a group of vocalists singing there and the sound was magical. There is so...More

Thank Missmelissa3939
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Imagine the Heinz family financing the building of this wonderful cathedral as a gift to Pittsburgh. It reminded me of a gothic cathedral in Europe and is bigger than it seems from outside. The detail and craftsmanship envy those of the medieval builders who created...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 30 August 2017

walked around the corned on a Sunday afternoon. great place & you can soak knowledge. Beautiful garden area..

Thank TravelYaar
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great sacred place to get married or just be to yourself. Beautiful slate roof installed by an expert, being that steep.

Thank wimhpastoor
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is simply stunning! Beautiful architecture and stained glass windows. The gentleman taking care of the memorial was very knowledgeable telling the history of the memorial. Ask him to play the organ! Beautiful acoustics!

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Funded by members of the Heinz family as a memorial, this soaring Gothic Revival church is stunning both inside and outside. Its Indiana limestone exterior walls are elaborately detailed and carved and its 250 foot tall spire is a Pittsburgh landmark. The interior features very...More

Thank collingswoodtraveler
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is only a 15-30 minute destination, but the building and the glass are beautiful. It's right near several museums and the Cathedral of Learning, so tack this onto a larger trip, but don't skip it!

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

What an amazing place. The site has a great history and prestigious feel. All the people we encountered were very helpful.

Thank Sue0717
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