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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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Gorgeous

You can't miss this place, it is one of the most beautiful places in PA. Make sure you have your... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CWestcott
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Media, Pennsylvania
huge and pretty

just did a walk through- beautiful stained glass everywhere, huge doors, would be a great place for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
North Oakland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't miss this place, it is one of the most beautiful places in PA. Make sure you have your cameras ready!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just did a walk through- beautiful stained glass everywhere, huge doors, would be a great place for a wedding

Thank csegarra
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stained glass doesn't just depict religious icons, but artists,writers and leaders such as Lincoln, Emily Dickinson, Mozart.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

As an architecture buff, I found myself fascinated with this lovely Gothic-Revival chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus. It appears austere on the exterior with its walls of gray Indiana limestone. But when I entered, the morning sun spilled through the 23 magnificent stained-glass...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We went to visit the University of Pittsburgh and knew nothing about the Heinz Chapel. We walked by and decided to take a quick look inside, and were stunned. It is consistent with the Gothic Revival architecture of the main university building, has an extremely...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This cute Chapel stands in the surrounding greenery of the University area, close to the Cathedral of learning, a major city landmark. Beautiful Gothic church was a gift from Heinz family to Pitt city. The interior is very beautiful with great wood work and fabulous...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful chapel on the outside, and just as beautiful on the inside. The stain glass is so intricate, and when the sun comes through them, break taking.

Thank kelley65
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Heinz Chapel was a gift by the Heinz family to Pittsburgh, but the lovely architecture that you see from the Pitt campus is nothing compared to the interior. Lovely by day with light streaming through the windows or by night for a candle-lit wedding, it...More

Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Thanks to the Heinz Family , we have a beautiful chapel . Take some time to learn about the stained glass windows and carved limestone and wooden pews .

Thank cuchinasafe
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Had never been here before, even though I've been to the Cathedral a dozen times. Can't believe I never ventured here, glad the museum was closed (don't get me started on that place!) I just love the period architecture on display in the chapel. The...More

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