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Address: 601 Commonwealth Place, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: +1 412-565-2850
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Description: Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this...
Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this National Historic Landmark and park offer stunning views of the city and a variety of outdoor recreation.
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Beautiful Pittsburgh Park/Landmark Not to be Missed

Not to be missed. We started at PNC Park and walked across the Roberto Clemente Bridge and then along the walkway on the river to Point State Park. We ended at the beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Not to be missed. We started at PNC Park and walked across the Roberto Clemente Bridge and then along the walkway on the river to Point State Park. We ended at the beautiful fountain where we see the Ohio River split into the Allegheny and the Monongahela Rivers. Heinz Field is across the way. Kids enjoyed being sprayed by the... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is where it all comes together: the Ohio River, the Monongahela River, and the Allegheny River all meet here, and so does the impressive skyline of downtown Pittsburgh. At the center is a huge waterfountain shooting untold gallons of water into the air. Also there is the tiny but historically interesting Fort Pitt Block House (the oldest building in... More 

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Medina, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful and comfortable park to both see and visit. Being at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers to form the Ohio is an amazing feeling.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A nice oasis in the downtown area that is easily strollable, even with a child in a stroller! Aside from the Ft. Pitt Historic Museum ,and a nice little café where you buy to take out (no tables, sorry) it's mostly a lovely place to walk, view the magnificent Fountain and watch the river traffic and bikers on the trails.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The park fountain is very pretty, bigger than I expected. The view is amazing, we watched boats and trains pass. The large grass area could be cool during a festival. The Block House is neat, free thing to see.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park with more beautiful views! We were fortunate to get a shuttle down to the park at sunset so we got great pictures. Learn some history about the fort that once stood near there. And if you're staying downtown, enjoy the walk back along the river, then up the streets to take in the awesome architecture....

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Its worth a walk, or if you are of sporty type - maybe a bike ride around. sit near the fountain and feel the force on your face. .. great experience

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

From a local ... This is kind of like Pittsburgh's version of Central Park in NY City: a fantastic expanse of green space surrounded by concrete and steel. Home to a mutitude of events throughout a given year, it's always a great place for taking a walk, taking in a free concert, enjoying the arts festival, or just people watching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I wanted to take our exchange student to the center of Pittsburgh. I have never truly been to the point and live in the Burgh. The park was really nice and clean, no homeless people. There is a plaque that shows where the rivers meet. The skyline is so pretty. This is a Pittsburgh MUST!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Was home on vacation and had not been here since I was a teenager. Went here to sightsee and enjoyed the park and the beautiful scenery. A must see when visiting Pittsburgh.

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