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University of Pittsburgh

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Neighborhood: North Oakland
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Address: 4200 5th Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260-0001
Phone Number: 412/624-4141
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Quick visit / possible college

Visit PITT for a college tour and information session. The guide was very knowledgeable and the information session was long but detailed. While this may not be the college for my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
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Basking Ridge, NJ

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Basking Ridge, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Visit PITT for a college tour and information session. The guide was very knowledgeable and the information session was long but detailed. While this may not be the college for my son, it had a lovely campus and lots of opportunities for students.

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Beachwood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Pitt has always been a quality institution of higher learning, but some of the programs they have implemented and the opportunities they offer students are world class and it seems like this trend can only continue. Hail to Pitt

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Pittsburgh PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Pitt campus overall is just fine-- kind of a tight urban campus with some interesting buildings. But the Cathedral of Learning is a must-see! It contains the Nationality Rooms, several dozen classrooms furnished and decorated authentically by the ethnic groups that made Pittsburgh the ultimate melting pot. Do a self-guided tour-- it's totally worth the cost (which is minimal)... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Impressive building in gothic church style. Unique because it is a temple of knowledge. Rooms in different country's style. Beautiful Syrian- Libanese room.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Im not into architecture usually but went with my family and was pleasantly surprised how much I enjoyed this building. You can go to the top an take great pictures of Pittsburgh. They have an entire floor dedicated to various countries - each room is a classroom (which is actually used) that represents the country. Great idea and fun. Recommend... More 

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New ringgold
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stumbled upon this campus. It is very beautiful. The buildings and campus are clean. We would love to be able to spend more time there on our next trip.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Pitt seems to have it all. Old and new buildings blend well together. Beautiful lawns and upscale dining and shops.

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The Cathedral of Learning, spectacular both in and out, is a must. And you can see a part of old Forbes Field here, walk on a pretty campus, visit some of the International rooms in the Cathedral, go to the Soldiers & Sailors Museum. Easy to spend more than a couple or hours.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

There are many buildings to visit on campus, including the Cathedral of Learning (Nationality Rooms), the Soldiers and Sailors Museum, etc. It is a relatively safe and friendly campus right next to Schenley Park and the Art & Natural History Museums, the Carnegie Library Main Branch which is beautiful to see architecturally, and nice ethnic eateries along a path outside,... More 

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Bridgewater NJ USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Walked in and around the university area while touring in Pittsburgh. Be sure to walk on campus which is really right in the heart of town. Be sure to visit the Heinz Chapel, the Cathedral of Learning, and the surrounding grounds. Not a lot of parking so find a parking kiosk. No big lots unless by the museums. Cash or... More 

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