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Heinz Memorial Chapel

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Address: 1212 Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6124
Phone Number: 412-624-4157
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Attended a wedding here and it was just gorgeous. High cathedral ceiling and beautiful windows. First time ever for me.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
louisehornyak
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attended a wedding here and it was just gorgeous. High cathedral ceiling and beautiful windows. First time ever for me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some of the highest stained glass windows in the world is a feast for the eyes. Your eyes can barely see the top. And the dioramas inside the windows have a story to tell. The colours dazzle you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to see all the different natioalitychristmas trees they were gorgeous I'd recommend this around Christmas absolutely beautiful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big red doors lead into the amazing chapel. We were greeted by a friendly man that told us some history.

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Jessup, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were doing a college visit and tried 2x to get into this chapel, locked both times. Once was a Sat. and our college tour guide said weddings are booked years in advance, so we expected to be able to get into it as Sat's are a big wedding day...no luck.

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Darien, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wow, what a magnificent chapel, the detail and majesty is all there! The curator was very very helpful and a great source of knowledge about the chapel. The rain started coming down, so we sat and absorbed the atmosphere for a bit. A really must see if you are interested in church construction, facade and beauty.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church and if you are near Oakland, I would say you should absolutely add it to the agenda. The inside left me breathless and the stained glass was truly unique and beautiful.

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Carnegie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son was married in Heinz Chapel. It is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful chapels I've ever visited. The organ is totally awesome!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

A great place to get married. It is built in the Gothic style and very beautiful. Very historic and worth a visit even f you are not attending an event. Very photogenic. Pay attention to the details and the windows. Enjoy!!!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Heinz Chapel is a beautiful Gothic chapel donated by the H. J. Heinz family to the University of Pittsburgh. It is non denominational. The chapel has stained glass windows and sits adjacent to the Cathedral of Learning. Students and alumni of the University of Pittsburgh are permitted to be married there.

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