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University of Pittsburgh

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Address: 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Phone Number: 412/624-4141

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Beautiful School

This is a great place to walk around. The chapel and the Cathedral of Learning are great to visit. The food near the school is typical school type food, just venture a little off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Glendale, California
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Glendale, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to walk around. The chapel and the Cathedral of Learning are great to visit. The food near the school is typical school type food, just venture a little off campus to the better places.

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Austin, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

As a grad student at the University of Pittsburgh, I loved walking through and across the boundaries of campus to shop at a locally owned and operated boutique, book store and discover a unique eatery/coffee spot. I loved that the lines were blurred and that Pitt is embedded in the Oakland community. What a great urban educational setting.

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Ottawa, Canada
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118 reviews 118 reviews
30 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Very nice campus with a bunch of nice restaurants and shops within close walking distance. There are a bunch of beautiful houses that have been converted for university use. Also, if you're a film buff, there are a few buildings used in movies like Dark Night Rises, Silence of the Lambs, and I'm sure a bunch others. The Pitt Store... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We really liked the University of Pittsburgh. The information session was well prepared, and our tour guide was very good. My only complaint is that there is SO much to see that they couldn't possibly get it into a short tour, and if we had realized how much would be missing (like the pool and Pete center), we would have... More 

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Venice, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
46 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Got my Master's Degree from Pitt and it served me well all my life. They have a great reputation, great sports and not to expensive.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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107 reviews 107 reviews
15 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

First time I saw the campus and the tall building, I was mind-blown. I got my bachelor's degree from CA, and my MBA from FL. Neither of the school has the history like this one! The building are BEAUTIFUL and you can feel the history by just looking at it!! I totally fell in love there. Yes like the other... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
65 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great environment for wrestling. Little older but that is ok. Traffic was bad when leaving so be patient.

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Franklin, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We visited the area during spring break so it was nice and not terribly crowded. It gave my 11 yr old daughter something to look forward to when thinking about colleges.

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Highly recommend the Cathedral of Learning. The architecture is amazing. My kids loved it, very fun to explore.

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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27 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh is the magnificent Cathedral of Learning. Just spend an hour wandering around the commons realm and look into the Nationality Rooms. Each is unique, and each is an actual classroom! Tip, they do offer guided tours of both the Nationality Rooms and the campus for interested students.

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