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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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There is nothing more breathtaking than going on a sunny morning and sitting in the Chapel... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
R3856HKrachelb
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Stunning stained glass

A really beautiful chapel opposite the Cathedral of Learning. Worth a visit for the stained glass... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nikki T
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
North Oakland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is nothing more breathtaking than going on a sunny morning and sitting in the Chapel. Between the Stained Glass, the carved wood, and carved stone, it is a miniature reminiscent of some of the finest cathedral of Europe. I love sitting and taking it...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A really beautiful chapel opposite the Cathedral of Learning. Worth a visit for the stained glass alone. Always impresses, no matter how many times you go.

Thank Nikki T
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

If you are in the Oakland area (i.e., near Pitt), it is worth stopping in to see the chapel- it is beautiful.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

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 12 April 2018

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

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

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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