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Cathedral of Learning

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-624-6000
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Beauty of a building. Leave extra time to explore classrooms. Get there before 230 on the weekends... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Sheryl B
Bethesda, Maryland
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Do oneself a favor stay away from oakland

Because of this site's policies it is almost impossible to relay what i want for fellow travelers... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
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University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
North Oakland
+1 412-624-6000
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Beauty of a building. Leave extra time to explore classrooms. Get there before 230 on the weekends if you want to see them all- otherwise the 3rd floor is open until 4.

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Because of this site's policies it is almost impossible to relay what i want for fellow travelers, tourists, and or yinzers. So read the title and heed. This place is not worth the look see!

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

This building is in very nice locality of the Pittsburgh. One can spend good amount of time. You can go up to around 30th floor. You can have nice view of Pittsburgh. Most importantly, please see class rooms for Nations. Nationality rooms are great. It...More

Thank lakshminarasaiah
Reviewed 15 November 2017

A fun place to stop into if you are in the area. The Nationality rooms and architecture on the main floor are particularly neat.

Thank BBR27
Reviewed 13 November 2017

You see this tower when flying in or when driving around. We stopped and went in. It is very impressive and the folks inside were very helpful explaining what it is and why it is there.

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I went on a tour of this building and its many nationality rooms. The tour guide was awesome-- a history major who knew everything about everything. I felt like I was in Europe while on the tour. I regret not looking into this school when...More

Thank JLHeiny
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

The heritage rooms were very interesting, but just took time for the free ones due to time limits. I think I was there many years ago, but the memory was vague. I would go back to see more. It is hard to imagine having a...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Head up to the 36th floor for a spectacular view at sunset. If you are lucky, a glimpse of the board room on the 40th floor is something special.

Thank OieMigrateur
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We came to see the Cathedral of Learning because it was Slovak day there. Food, cloths, music, dancing, Christmas ornaments , cut glass, food, and more food, cookies, nut rolls, straw dolls, and just so much more. We were just in the real Slovakia this...More

Thank 60claudiarm
Reviewed 2 November 2017

You could take a guided tour, or simply poke your head into the various nationality rooms (as long as classes aren't in session). It's amazing that these rooms have been so well maintained over decades and decades. And the details in the woodwork and murals,...More

Thank AmusingMomLara
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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.
15 September 2016|
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Response from amybgoldstein37 | Reviewed this property |
We have found parking on the neighboring side streets.
Ralph J
26 April 2016|
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Response from AggieJoe79 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the ones we saw looked accessible. There are elevators that provide access to all the floors.