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“Very cool building” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral of Learning

Cathedral of Learning
University of Pittsburgh, 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA (North Oakland)
412/624-6000
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Ranked #7 of 78 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Museums, Cultural
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Denver
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“Very cool building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

It looks like Hogwarts and Pitt students actually take class inside! On the first couple of floors there are classrooms designed (in great detail) like classrooms from other countries and cultures. If you go to the Cathedral, make sure to go visit those.

Visited January 2013
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“Beautiful Architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The look of this building is beautiful in itself. One cannot help but gawk at the Cathedral as they drive by. I find it enticing. The inside is beautifully done as well.

Visited January 2013
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Charleroi, Pennsylvania
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“The cathedral of Learning pinpoints the Univerwsity of Pittsburghs campus as the center of learning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

When you see the Cathedral of Learning on the University of Pittsburgh’s campus you recognize it pinpoints Pit as the center of learning. This magnificent architecturally stunning tower symbolizes the importance of learning then and now in daily living. You must go see it and take the trip to the top to overlook Pittsburgh and the Oakland section. You will not be disappointed.

Visited November 2012
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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“must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Great experience. This is the first place I visited today and was not disappointed. You could feel the great atmosphere by just looking from the outside. They offer souvenirs and other stuff, but are closing at 16:00 during the weekends, so you've got to be at least 2 hours earlier to be able to see the most of it.

Visited February 2013
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Great to see if in the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

As a Pitt graduate, I have toured these rooms several times. Great architecture and views of the city. Nationality rooms are both educational and fun to tour with the family.

Visited October 2012
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