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Culture of Pittsburgh. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Peaceful Each year the scenic city of Pittsburgh attracts more and more tourists from all over the world. Foreign guests are attracted with a friendly atmosphere of the city, numerous entertaining establishments as well as exciting sites and landmarks. A starting point of the city exploration is its central area which is known among local folks as the Golden Triangle. An official name of the city central area is the Central Business District which is located at the confluence of three rivers parting the city into for districts.
This is a large port city situated on the bank of the Ohio River. Pittsburg is a major financial and trading center of the USA. The city was founded in the middle of the 18th century - in … Open
The center of the city of Pittsburgh has preserved numerous majestic historical buildings neighboring currently modern skyscrapers. The territory of the central district locates two known sport complexes as well as the University of Pittsburgh which is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in the country. During a city exploration tour over the central district of the city travelers will discover numerous bridges. Pittsburgh counts more than four hundreds of bridges in total.
The Strip District will be of great interest for curious tourists. The area hosted important industrial facilities a few decades ago. Many historical buildings are preserved till nowadays. However today they are used as stocks and storages, many of the facilities serve as enterprises, some of them locate stores, restaurants and night clubs. A northern part of the city called the North Side is worth visiting and exploration as well. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Even though the architecture of the North Side of the city is presented mostly with residential houses and dwelling facilities still there are several spots of tourists interest to visit. Among them tourists will discover the Carnegie Science Center, the National Aviary and the Allegheny Observatory meanwhile sport fans will like the majestic construction of local stadium. One of the most beautiful parts of the city is the South Side being the favorite destination as among local folks so among city visitors. The center of the South Side offers a picturesque square named the Station Square. A hundred years ago the central railway station was located near the square.
Carnegie Mellon Hamerschlag Hall The square is still preserved till nowadays in its initial look. In close vicinity to the square tourists will find ancients stocks and storages, parts of the railway station premises as well as waiting areas and halls. The Station Square is an established place for holding of various entertaining events and festivals. The Oakland is considered to be a cultural center of the city. The district hosts various known museums, libraries and educational institutions as well as a student quarter, that is why the atmosphere in this part of the city is always vivacious and buzzing. The Carnegie Museum of National History and The Carnegie Museum of Art will be of great interest for all tourists and guests of Pittsburgh. An ancient chapel is well worth visiting as well during the exploration of the city.
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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Pittsburgh and around
♥   Art museum 'Andy Warhol Museum' Pittsburgh, 1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Carnegie Museum of Art' Pittsburgh, 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Pittsburgh
♥   St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Cathedral, Munhall, 9.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, 40.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica, Latrobe, 52.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of the Holy Name of Jesus, Steubenville, 53.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Youngstown, 91.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown, 92.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Pittsburgh

Culture guide to Pittsburgh. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Pittsburgh: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Pittsburgh. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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