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"Beautiful and Historical Pittsburgh" Top 5 Page for this destination Pittsburgh by Rabbityama

Pittsburgh Travel Guide: 775 reviews and 1,917 photos

Pittsburgh is a small city compared to most, but it has a lot of history and interesting places to visit! It also has a beautiful skyline!

Shirking its Reputation

Pittsburgh was formerly the "Steel City", known for being extremely smoggy and polluted, but it is nothing like that today! Of course, it's still known as the Steel City, but when you say that today, people think of the Steelers not the steel mills! Pittsburgh has a lot to offer, and the choices are diverse!

For sports fanatics, there is obviously the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, and the University of Pittsburgh basketball team! Animal-lovers will enjoy the Pittsburgh Zoo, which includes the PPG Aquarium, and the National Aviary.

For art, the Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory, and Carnegie Museum are all great galleries. There are also other smaller galleries around various communities and the Wood Art Gallery in the downtown is free.

Many of the previously mentioned sites are historical, but for more history and historical sites, try the Heinz Museum, the Frick's Clayton House, and Fort Pitt Museum!

New Stadiums

This is just a little bit of nostalgia; a picture is the old stadium, which no longer exists. Today you can watch the Steelers and Pirates in their own stadiums!

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  • taigaa001's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2011 at 10:13 PM

    Pittsburgh is taught in our Geography textbook as "steel town". I guess I can explore more from your VT page.

  • katalin's Profile Photo
    May 16, 2011 at 11:42 AM

    You live in beautiful city with lots of sithtseeing.

  • amandajayne81's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2011 at 8:58 PM

    Looks like a busy city. We are considering a short visit in Jan 2012 as part of a longer trip.

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2010 at 9:23 AM

    Never been to Pittsburgh but I see there is plenty to do!

  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2010 at 1:12 PM

    It has been 30 years since I got to this city, but still remember all the bridges over the river. It has been my hope to return there and see the region north too. YOur pictures and comments are very well done.

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2010 at 6:09 PM

    Pittsburgh is totally underrated. PNC Park is a great place to watch whoever the Pirates are playing too :-] Go Pens Go!

  • mary2u99's Profile Photo
    Aug 28, 2008 at 6:03 PM

    Thank you for visiting my Venice page. Cute Mascots. :-)

  • JessH's Profile Photo
    Sep 11, 2006 at 10:08 PM

    Hi Brandon, nice start to your tips about your hometown. Tips from "locals" are always the best :-) Greetings from the desert / Jess

  • crewrower's Profile Photo
    Jul 5, 2006 at 9:43 PM

    Nice tips about the zoo and PNC park. Hope the All-Star game there this year will be great.

  • icunme's Profile Photo
    May 13, 2006 at 2:18 AM

    Enjoyed these pages - hey, that's a great price for Sushi - have to go back to my hometown for reasonable Sushi. Will return again to your site. Ciao, Carol

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