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What an amazing place!

The Cathedral is the centerpiece of Pitt. It is majestic and gorgeous inside and out. It is filled... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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Always a great place to tour. The themed classrooms are great to see and understand what they are... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

The Cathedral is the centerpiece of Pitt. It is majestic and gorgeous inside and out. It is filled with international schoolrooms all furnished and detailed to transport you to schoolrooms in countries all over the world. This is a must see for anyone visiting campus!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We were across the yard at the Heinz memorial chapel, so we thought we would check out this tall, interesting building. It was very cool to walk through. It really reminded us of being at Hogwarts! We walked through some of the Nationality rooms, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Always a great place to tour. The themed classrooms are great to see and understand what they are about.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samuel O
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Based on TA reviews I set off to find this and wasted both taxi money and my time. There is nothing to see, absolutely nothing. I should have know better when the tour guide who knew all the spots to see had no idea why...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

The city of Pittsburgh has so much to see and enjoy! In addition to the Cathedral of Learning there is The Point, The Duquesne Incline, the many bridges, and awesome food like Pirmanti Brothers, Dorito's (fish sandwich), Beto's Pizza (pizza/hoagies), Original Oyster House (seafood), and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited last holiday season when all the rooms were decorated. Dosins are students, but very knowledgeable on the history and the culture represented by the specific room. Very educational for older children and adults.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank grandmaonthego2013
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I always wondered what was in this building so now I know. The entry is incredible with architecture never to be reproduced.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank freddiecat7
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Stepping inside the Cathedral of Learning puts you in the cavernous Commons Room, which is a stunning sight on its own. But see the reviews for the "Nationality Rooms" in the same building. They're the real attraction.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Visited the Cathedral of Learning by accident. An amazing place. In my view should be the No 1 attraction in Pittsburgh

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank seanswin1
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We toured the third floor classrooms and had a wonderfully unique experience. Each room has a recording describing the furnishings and the country. Highly recommend. Metered parking is nearby.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Nikki M
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Need to know if I can attain my GED at the Cathedral of learning.
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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.