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Cathedral of Learning

University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412-624-6000
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Cathedral room is unique

Which takes top honors: the soaring, interior Gothic Cathedral Room, or the 30+ Presentation Rooms... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Midwestadvocate
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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 3 weeks ago
Jack and Fran C
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Mount Pleasant, SC
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
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University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
North Oakland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Which takes top honors: the soaring, interior Gothic Cathedral Room, or the 30+ Presentation Rooms from various countries. What excellent cooperation from immigrants of many nations, to plan and finance these wonderful rooms. I hope that students who are studying there do appreciate them. We...More

Thank Midwestadvocate
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 8 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 7 September 2017

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 7 September 2017 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 7 September 2017

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 7 September 2017 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
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Heather K
14 October 2017|
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Response from kathie l | Reviewed this property |
The Cathedral is only open until 4 PM because it is used for classrooms. Never dinners. Weekends the vending machines are available but the food court is not open for hot meals.
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mlbourgault
14 September 2016|
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Response from amybgoldstein37 | Reviewed this property |
We have found parking on the neighboring side streets.
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Ralph J
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.
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