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Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.6/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Cathedral of Learning is the centerpiece of University of Pittsburgh's main campus. The Gothic-style building towers at 163 m (535 ft), making it the tallest educational building in the western hemisphere. Explore inside to discover its study lounges, event hall, and food court. The building is famous for its nationality rooms; each is designed to celebrate a culture that has had an influence on Pittsburgh's growth, such as the African Heritage room, English room, and Chinese room. Be sure to head to the top floor for superb views of Pittsburgh. You can pick up an audio guide at the gift shop for more information about this remarkable building. Please note that some rooms might not be accessible during your visit if classes are in session. Add Cathedral of Learning to your Pittsburgh travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Pittsburgh travel itinerary maker.
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  • Everyone should take a tour of the Nationality Rooms. I have lived in Pittsburgh most of my life and only recently went with my daughters. What a delight. A must see. 
  • What a wonderful visit!! I had a Harry Potter vision (inside of the building) and travelled up the elevator to a spectacular view of Pittsburgh!! 
  • We spent almost three hours thoroughly enjoying the Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning at the Univ. of Pittsburgh. Designed, funded, and in some cases constructed by immigrants from 27 cou...  read more »
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