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Hogwarts USA style!

Visited the Cathedral of Learning by accident. An amazing place. In my view should be the No 1... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Worth Seeing

We toured the third floor classrooms and had a wonderfully unique experience. Each room has a... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Springfield, Virginia
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University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Visited the Cathedral of Learning by accident. An amazing place. In my view should be the No 1 attraction in Pittsburgh

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We toured the third floor classrooms and had a wonderfully unique experience. Each room has a recording describing the furnishings and the country. Highly recommend. Metered parking is nearby.

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The building is gorgeous. The Nationality rooms are something to be seen. They put a lot of work into each and every room. Making it beautiful and authentic. There paid parking on the street.

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

Enjoyed exploring the Nationality Rooms; it's interesting to walk around the main floor and imagine being a student in that setting. Also a cook respite on a really hot day. Nice stop while you're in the Oakland area.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is a beautiful building with so much to see. The themed rooms are fantastic. Something new in every one. Well worth the trip!

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 18 July 2018

As a visitor from the UK I liked the rooms dedicated to our constituent countries (Scotland, Wales etc) and then to the top for the best view in Oakland.

Thank Austropotamobius
Reviewed 18 July 2018

What a nice way to learn about the culture around the world in one magnificent building... It feels like you are in the Harry Potter movie!

Thank 982xxa
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a landmark university of Pittsburgh building , erected in the 1920s , gothic style , rising 40 story plus story high , this is the most impressive campus in the USA if not the world. . This is a great place to take...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

We visited to kill some time between Swimming events. Pleasantly surprised visiting the nationality rooms. Took about an hour but you could truly spend more time

Thank markbF4840CV
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Great sample of Gothic style and also got to tour many of the different country rooms with an audio tape which was interesting.

Thank Celeste S
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Nikki M
23 June 2018|
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Need to know if I can attain my GED at the Cathedral of learning.
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Heather K
14 October 2017|
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Response from kathie l | Reviewed this property |
The Cathedral is only open until 4 PM because it is used for classrooms. Never dinners. Weekends the vending machines are available but the food court is not open for hot meals.