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Cathedral of Learning

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-624-6000
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Impressive and Unique University Building

Unique university gathering place with impressive gothic architecture. Visit the Nationality Rooms... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Germantown, TN
All I can say is it's beautiful

This Cathedral is spectacular. When you walk in your amazed. It looks like it belongs in Rome... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
North Oakland
+1 412-624-6000
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Reviewed yesterday

Unique university gathering place with impressive gothic architecture. Visit the Nationality Rooms on the 3rd floor for free, and pay a small fee for an audio tour of the ones on the 1st floor.

Thank jerzhoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This Cathedral is spectacular. When you walk in your amazed. It looks like it belongs in Rome Italy. It brings you back to reflection. It was definitely a highlite oh my trip.

Thank Sergiosr1949
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Cathedral of Learning after a visit to the Carnegie Art Museum. The interior is very impression with it's gothic architecture. The 30 Nationality Rooms are pretty cool and interesting.

Thank CodyDC
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the best attractions in Pittsburgh. University of Pittsburgh students are fortunate to be able to take classes in this medieval castle. (And yes it is like Hogwarts.) There are 100 international classrooms that take you back to medieval and more recent times. My...More

Thank DCMaryAlice
Reviewed 6 days ago

These classrooms, of different nationalities, were very interesting to see. Third floor is free. For a small fee, you get a key to visit first floor. We had fun exploring.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first three floors are designed to look like an ancient castle. Great fun to see, especially during the Holidays. In December they decorate multiple basement rooms with authentic decor from various countries, with guides to teach you about the customs of these countries. Bring...More

Thank worldwandererogawo
Reviewed 1 week ago

A unique idea in a unique setting is a good way to describe the Cathedral of Learning. It was a bit confusing when we first arrived as to how to visit the rooms but others looking around headed up in the right direction. We told...More

1  Thank klmaestra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For an excellent and free view of the Pittsburgh Skyline, go to the Cathedral of Learning on Pitt's campus. Take the elevator to the 36th floor. On the 3rd floor, there are rooms set aside for various nationalities to share their cultures. There were rooms...More

Thank LadyDi1162
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most amazing 'learning' places I have ever visited. I am not sure whether the Nationality Rooms are listed separately, but they form an inherent part of this experience. This is a not to be missed experience.

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a super-cool attraction, if you like unique, one-of-a-kind, super-cool, I-can't-believe-they-thought-to-do-this way! 2nd tallest structure on a university campus (Moscow has the top billing). On the first and third floors, there are 30 Nationality Rooms (28 of which are used for classrooms), designed by...More

Thank Rah-Cha-Cha
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Where should we park?
14 September 2016|
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Response from amybgoldstein37 | Reviewed this property |
We have found parking on the neighboring side streets.
Ralph J
are the nationality rooms wheelchair accessable?
26 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.