We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cathedral of Learning

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-624-6000
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Spectacular architecture and world history

You walk in and see massive arches towering spectacularly above your head. Take a tour and see... read more

Reviewed today
Jack and Fran C
,
Mount Pleasant, SC
via mobile
Campus Must

If you are on the campus of Pitt do not miss this building. Your eyes will focus up when you are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kathie l
,
Alliance, Ohio
Read all 756 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
North Oakland
CONTACT
Website
+1 412-624-6000
Write a Review
Reviews (756)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 708 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

You walk in and see massive arches towering spectacularly above your head. Take a tour and see national rooms representing countries from around the world, each decor carefully produced, using art, antiques, and architecture actually from the country. The guide often has interesting tidbits about...More

Thank Jack and Fran C
Reviewed yesterday

If you are on the campus of Pitt do not miss this building. Your eyes will focus up when you are close. Nice grass area in the front and back. Handicap entry good. No entry fee open when classes are in session. Basement has restrooms,...More

Thank kathie l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A colleague suggested I visit the cathedral of learning to see the nations rooms. I picked bad time during the week because there were classes going on. Interesting but recommend to go on weekends

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building inside and love the different classrooms of every world country, very creative and really a cathedral of learning love the idea and the place!

Thank Adriana m
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading others reviews about this place we had to check it out.. so glad we did. The rooms are amazing, no to alike. Plan on spending at least 2 hours visiting the rooms. The audio devices didn't work as good (hard to hear them)...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going to see this beauty The international rooms are amazing so beautiful The area is clean and historic with Forbes field Plenty of eating spots parking can be difficult at times in the day weekdays but evenings and weekends no problem

Thank aldenel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If u r in Pittsburgh and have a few hours to spare, I highly recommend this location. The U of Pitt cathedral building was built in the 1920's and a landmark. Open for tour in its Commons Rm and 30+ Nationality Classrms. The common hall...More

Thank Seaportnyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a site at Pitt and site to sue beautiful pictures and walk around Lot if restaurants near by and beautiful grounds

Thank Lotsoftravel328
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Pitt and my family and I go back to visit every now and then and we always stop at the Cathedral. The Nationality Rooms are very interesting to tour.

Thank lindsay0215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral of learning reminded my kids of Harry Potter.. I think it's great for young people to see... and see college students studying!

Thank Chuck42_43
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Porch at Schenley
350 reviews
.15 km away
Union Grill
231 reviews
.38 km away
Conflict Kitchen
60 reviews
.13 km away
Lucca Ristorante
99 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Phipps Conservatory
2,388 reviews
.72 km away
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
1,299 reviews
.24 km away
The Nationality Rooms
431 reviews
.01 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mlbourgault
14 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from amybgoldstein37 | Reviewed this property |
We have found parking on the neighboring side streets.
0
Votes
Ralph J
26 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from AggieJoe79 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the ones we saw looked accessible. There are elevators that provide access to all the floors.
0
Votes