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Saint Anthony Chapel

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Address: 1700 Harpster St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-4313
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Amazing place

Well worth a visit. The world's largest collection of relics in the world. However, for non-Catholics, it may seem a bit strange!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. The world's largest collection of relics in the world. However, for non-Catholics, it may seem a bit strange!

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Pittsburgh PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Tucked into a quiet street on Pittsburgh's North Side, St. Anthony's is supposedly home to one of the world's largest collection of Catholic relics. It is *loaded* with bits and pieces ensconced in gold, silver, and crystal-- some of the pieces are said to be human, others things saints have touched. Frankly, it's bizarre-- but it's a one-of-a-kind place. The... More 

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Coraopolis, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

A tour of this chapel is a real eye opener whether or not you are Roman Catholic. The relics are outstanding and the history of the founder is fascinating.

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Butler, Pennsylvania, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Even if you aren't Catholic or aren't even religious you will feel the atmosphere of peace and holiness when you walk through the door. In addition to just the plain beauty of the chapel and the wooden figurines (stations) there is a collection of relics second only to the collection at the Vatican !!! Right here in Pittsburgh, who knew... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Saint Anthony's Chapel on 10/29/16 to view the the Saints relics and view the statues. There are many relics and the tour guide was very informative. The stations of the cross are anatomically correct per the tour guide. We visited the shop Accross the street a souvenir shop. This chapel is a part of the Catholic history. I... More 

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Uniontown, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is an amazing place! To think that Pittsburgh has the most relics outside the Vatican is hard to believe!

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Cleveland, OH
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This church is beautiful, the items on display are amazing, not just for Catholics, but also for the curious as well as the history buffs. My only complaint was that the "tour" that we sat through was very long, and though parts of it were interesting with regards to the history of the community, the delivery was rather dry and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

St. Anthony Chapel is located in the Troy Hill neighborhood which overlooks the Allegheny River on Pittsburgh's north side. This shrine is dedicated to " the wonder worker" St Anthony of Padua and houses over 5000 relics of saints. Parking lot is available in front of the church which is open to the public everyday from 1-4 except Friday's and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have all heard of the religious and historical treasures housed at Saint Anthony's. Do not tour this site without a docent. Our docent Carol was professional, knowledgeable, and a joy to spend time with.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Absolutely beautiful old, ornate church. Well worth the time to visit and look at the excellent 19th Century craftsmanship.

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