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What to see in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Attractions

Set between rivers and sprawling across seven hills, a holiday in Pittsburgh offers a plethora of leisure options in a city built on the hard work and struggle of immigrant labour. It has neighbourhoods rich in culture, as well as important traditional treasures.

Pittsburgh is filled with things to do and see, from an 18th-century French fortress to the National Aviary. Strolling along the many picturesque footpaths is a pleasant way to while away the hours, boasting more bridges than any other city in the USA.

Culture enthusiasts will, in particular, enjoy vacations in Pittsburgh, which sports world-class museums, theatres, and the famed Carnegie Library. The Burgh also appeals to anyone interested in industrial history and architecture.

The best seasons to travel to Pittsburgh are spring and autumn when the weather is pleasantly mild. These seasons occur during the months of April, May, September and October. Summers tend to endure uncomfortable heat waves, while winters are bitterly cold.

Carnegie Museums

In 1895, Pittsburgh industrialist Andrew Carnegie established an institute, which he intended to improve and educate local people. Today, his ideal is realised in the form of a collection of four museums…

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Just 60 miles (about 95km) southeast of Pittsburgh on Interstate 76, Fallingwater is a must-see attraction for visitors to the area. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 for retail giant Edgar J.…

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National Aviary

Situated in historic West Park on Pittsburgh's North Side, the National Aviary is a few minutes from downtown. It's the only independent indoor non-profit bird zoo in the USA and home to more than…

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PNC Park

Since its opening in 2001, PNC Park has awed all those who've entered it. Consistently voted in the top three of all baseball stadia in America, PNC Park is a breath-taking example of how sports stadium…

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Point State Park

Formerly a slum, Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh is now a recreational delight. Declared a National Historic Landmark, it played a key strategic role during the French and Indian War in the…

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