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St. Anthony's Chapel

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Address: 1700 Harpster Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone Number: (412) 231-2994
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St. Anthony's Chapel

A must see for any Christian visiting the city, or living here. The largest collection of relics in the US. The life-size Stations of the Cross are particularly impressive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Mike G
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A must see for any Christian visiting the city, or living here. The largest collection of relics in the US. The life-size Stations of the Cross are particularly impressive, especially this time of year (Lent). We make sure we visit at least once a year, and introduce someone new to the site each time.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A place for the devout Catholic or history buff. The amount of relics is mind boggling and the life sized stations of the cross are something you don't see everyday. The story of the construction and restoration is amazing. A definite must see.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I am 55 years old, born in the Burgh and had no idea this was in our beautiful city! Tons of relics! Getting a tour after 30 minutes was difficult. But glad we did or the trip would not have been as memorable or educational. The gift shop is across the street, and could use a facelift. But everything is... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The volume of relics will amaze you. It's a gem hidden in the big city of Pittsburgh. If you are a believer you will be moved, if you are a non-believer you'll have plenty to think about!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

What a beautiful chapel inside with all of the great statues and Stations of the Cross . also the many reliques that are gathered there. You felt very welcomed when you came into the church and the Docent Greg was very excited to show us the church. Only thing is it is hard to find the Chapel on Troy Hill... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
47 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Located in Troy Hills, 10 minutes outside downtown Pittsburgh, the chapel was built in the 1880's and renovated in the 1970's. It is a beautiful and serene facility that harkens back to a time when the Catholic Church served the needs of Pittsburgh's huge Eastern European ethnic communities. The chapel is home to a collection of over 7,000 reliquaries that... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I really enjoyed my time in here. great place to visit and pray. People were really nice and friendly. Cant wait to go again

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Chambersburg, PA
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20 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Take the time to find and visit St. Anthony's Chapel on the North shore. Participate in a tour by one of the volunteers. The history of all the many relics is very interesting, especially the story of St. Anthony's tooth. A moving experience!

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Westfield, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I've been waiting to visit St. Anthony's since I first learned about it 4 years ago. I found myself in Pittsburgh on my way to the Midwest and visited today. It was a huge disappointment. I love relics and go out of my way to see them. There are too many pieces in this collection, and they are displayed sloppily.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

St. Anthony's Chapel is out of the way from the other main attractions but it is worth it. It is only open from 1 to 4 according to the website, and I recommend getting there right at 1 to hear the tour speaker point out the most important relics like the piece of the True Cross and other amazing relics.... More 

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