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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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Late-day stop

We stopped in here after spending time next door at the Cathedral of Learning. It was late in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LynneS_NY
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Babylon, New York
Memorial Jewel

Sitting for a few minutes in this jewel-like tiny neo-Gothic chapel, tucked in the shadow of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Herstory_62
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“stained glass” (27 reviews)
“pipe organ” (8 reviews)
“gothic style” (6 reviews)
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1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
North Oakland
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+1 412-624-4157

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here after spending time next door at the Cathedral of Learning. It was late in the day and some people were rehearsing for a ceremony so we didn't want to interfere. We walked around and admired the beautiful stained glass windows. Wish...More

Thank LynneS_NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting for a few minutes in this jewel-like tiny neo-Gothic chapel, tucked in the shadow of the majestic Cathedral of Learning, it's hard to believe it wasn't constructed in the Middle Ages. Glittering floor to soaring ceiling stained glass windows are spectacular & we were...More

1  Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re touring the Pittsburgh area add the Heinz Chapel to your list. It’s a beautiful building inside and out. Plus it’s right next to the Cathedral of Learning which is another must see in Oakland.

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We added the chapel as a last minute stop and we were pleasantly surprised by the friendliness and knowledge of the docent. She offered a great deal of information, but gave us time and space to explore on our own. She took time to share...More

Thank mljohnston
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Spend a full day in the Oakland area of Pittsburgh and include this early morning, then visit the Cathedral of Learning and its Nationality Rooms. Have lunch on Craig Street and spend the afternoon in the museums.

1  Thank Renee K
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This is one of my favorite places on the Pitt Campus. It is so peaceful and beautiful inside. It is non denominational. We just happened to wander in and there was a group of vocalists singing there and the sound was magical. There is so...More

Thank Missmelissa3939
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Imagine the Heinz family financing the building of this wonderful cathedral as a gift to Pittsburgh. It reminded me of a gothic cathedral in Europe and is bigger than it seems from outside. The detail and craftsmanship envy those of the medieval builders who created...More

Thank Jackbear
Reviewed 30 August 2017

walked around the corned on a Sunday afternoon. great place & you can soak knowledge. Beautiful garden area..

Thank TravelYaar
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great sacred place to get married or just be to yourself. Beautiful slate roof installed by an expert, being that steep.

1  Thank wimhpastoor
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is simply stunning! Beautiful architecture and stained glass windows. The gentleman taking care of the memorial was very knowledgeable telling the history of the memorial. Ask him to play the organ! Beautiful acoustics!

Thank Kimberly S
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