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Cathedral of Learning

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-624-6000
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Nice high raise building - really a place of worship for any student which offers free entry. Must visit while in Pitts

This building is in very nice locality of the Pittsburgh. One can spend good amount of time. You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lakshminarasaiah
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Berlin, Germany
Great for all ages

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BBR27
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
North Oakland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 1 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
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Cathedral of Learning is an apt name for this gorgeous place. The grounds are beautiful and everything around there is worthy of visiting.

Thank eflockhart
Reviewed 24 October 2017

International classrooms were particularly unique and fascinating. Architecture is magnificent! Worth a visit.

Thank Etruscan2007
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Heather K
13 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.
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mlbourgault
14 September 2016|
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Response from amybgoldstein37 | Reviewed this property |
We have found parking on the neighboring side streets.
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Ralph J
25 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.
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