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University of Pittsburgh

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Neighbourhood: North Oakland
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Address: 4200 5th Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
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Visited Pitt for Basketball Game and Tour for Graduate School

My daughter and I visited Pitt to look at it and Carnegie Mellon for graduate (PhD) schools. She wanted to get an idea of the location before applying. We also attended the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Winchester, Virginia

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently returned from some academic meetings on campus, and aside from the Cathedral of Learning (which is incredible) there isn't really much to recommend about campus, at least in the winter. It seemed like a typical urban university.

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Winchester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My daughter and I visited Pitt to look at it and Carnegie Mellon for graduate (PhD) schools. She wanted to get an idea of the location before applying. We also attended the Panthers/UVA basketball game. We loved the immediate area and the campus. We felt very safe walking around in the evening and returning to our hotel rather late after... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Great opportunity to see and learn about the many cultures that have made Pittsburgh their home. Amazing architecture that make you feel like you are in a scene from a Harry Potter movie. Fun & interesting for all ages.

Thank Kirk K
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Just finished my first semester here and I absolutely love it. I love being in a city but also having a campus feel. The people are great. The professors are great. The area is great. Loving it so far.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome university full of history. Well worth some time to walk around and appreciate the construction and history. See the Cathedral of Learning.

Thank dnship
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

don't go nothing to at all see not the best neighborhood middle of very shady area food bad. no parking

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Statesville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We were there on Thnaksgivng Day and nothing was open, but it was well worth a walk around campus, which is really beautiful. The Cathedral of Learning and Heinz Chapel are stunning.

Thank dclmom34
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you're in Pittsburgh, it is well worth to visit the University of Pittsburgh. It is shaped in the gothic style and looks like a cathedral inside. Moreover, if you go inside and look at the computerized guide of the university, you will see the theme-based classrooms that are available in the university. This is an attraction that is not... More 

Thank Miamihog3
Spokane Valley, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Went to school there several years ago and recently revisited. Large campus with law and medical schools. Also a world class medical center.

Thank Greg M
Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Loved the tour of the University, particularly the Cathedral of Learning and the dormitories. Great school!

Thank beachfamilyusa

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