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    The bizarre layout of Pittsburgh – divided by the confluence of two rivers to form the Ohio River and split into a selection of neighborhoods that squash in between the water – makes for an interesting and diverse playground, with more distinct districts than you might expect to find in a typical city. The central, downtown area is known locally as ‘the golden triangle’ and hosts most of the major commercial attractions, while in the north you’ll find some impressive Mexican heritage, and to the south a selection of hills with stunning city views.

    The first thing you might notice, though, is the notoriously fast-paced Pittsburgh accent. Speaking at double speed and mixing their vowels is just a part of the native dialect, and many visitors quickly get lost. Get used to it, and you could almost call yourself an honorary ‘The ‘Burgh’ native. The city is traditionally defined by industry, and best explored downtown through some of the sparkling skyscrapers that have resulted, such as the positively palatial PPG "castle". You can get a great view of all of them (and the impressive river confluence) from the top of the Duquesne Incline on the south side. Don't forget to take a stroll on Grandview Avenue - a place with many round overlooks that are popular for larger than life photos with the city.

    The Carnegie Museums are genuinely international class exhibition centers, highlighting everything from paleontology to classical and contemporary art, while the Heinz Chapel is worth a drop in just to admire the stained glass windows and impressive central spire. Nearby you can take a tour of the Cathedral of Learning and it's 30 international classrooms. They are unique in that these classrooms were built by masons from the representative countries in the 20's and 30's and are active classrooms for University of Pittsburgh students. Of course, it would be wrong for any sports fan to visit Pittsburgh and not catch at least one of the city’s impressive teams, with the Penguins (ice hockey), the Steelers (American football) and the Pirates (baseball) all calling the city home.

    Sure, Pittsburgh’s no New York or LA, but it has its own charms, including an interesting history to uncover and an unusually green city center. Learn to communicate with the locals and you’ll find it a friendly and sizable city with plenty of tourist attractions worthy of spending a day or two.
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      • Omni William Penn Hotel
        0.06 Km from Pittsburgh
        The Omni William Penn Hotel is a 23 floor (3 underground) hotel located at 530 William Penn Place on Mellon Square in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A variety of luminaries have stayed at the hotel, including John F. Kennedy. The hotel staff innovated Lawrence Welk's now famous bubble machine, and it was the site of Bob Hope's marriage proposal in 1934. The hotel has won numerous awards including being named to the "Best of Weddings 2009" list by The Knot and receiving the Editor's...
      • Allegheny HYP Club
        0.13 Km from Pittsburgh
        The Allegheny HYP Club (Harvard-Yale-Princeton Club) is a private social club in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Located at 617-619 William Penn Place, it was built in 1890 and was added to the List of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks in 2002. On July 1, 1997 the club absorbed the Pittsburgh Club membership and assets. The Pittsburgh Harvard-Yale-Princeton Club was formally founded on November 7, 1930. The club merged with the Three Rivers Stadium based Allegheny...
      • Koppers Tower
        0.15 Km from Pittsburgh
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      • August Wilson Center for African American Culture
        0.30 Km from Pittsburgh
        August Wilson Center for African American Culture is a U.S. nonprofit arts organization based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that presents performing and visual arts programs that celebrate the contributions of African Americans in Western Pennsylvania. The August Wilson Center for African American Culture building is on Liberty Avenue in Downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. It includes galleries, classrooms, a 500-seat theater, a gift shop, a cafe, and many multi-purpose spaces for visual and ...
      • WESA
        1.42 Km from Pittsburgh
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      • City Theatre (Pittsburgh)
        1.56 Km from Pittsburgh
        City Theatre is a professional theatre company located in Pittsburgh's South Side. It specializes in productions of new plays and has commissioned new works by playwrights on the national theatre scene, including Christopher Durang, Adam Rapp, and Jeffrey Hatcher. Established in 1975 as the City Players under the direction of Marjorie Walker, it was originally composed mainly of Carnegie Mellon graduates and was part of Pittsburgh's Department of Parks and Recreation, performing at schools, park...
      • South Side Flats
        1.58 Km from Pittsburgh
        The South Side Flats is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's South Side area. It is located just south of the Monongahela River. The neighborhood has one of the City of Pittsburgh’s largest concentrations of 19th century homes which has prompted outsiders to call the neighborhood the City’s Georgetown. It includes many bars and restaurants as well as residences. The main throughway in the South Side Flats is East Carson Street. This street is home to a significant portion of Pittsburgh's...
      • Phillips Park (Pittsburgh)
        5.53 Km from Pittsburgh
        Phillips Park is an urban park in Carrick, a neighborhood of Pittsburgh.
      • West View Park
        9.04 Km from Pittsburgh
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      • Bayernhof Music Museum
        9.33 Km from Pittsburgh
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      Graphic showing average weather in Pittsburgh in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 0.5 88.1 32.9 34.7
      Feb 0.7 74.9 33.3 29.5
      Mar 5.1 101.9 41.2 40.1
      Apr 10.8 99.3 51.4 39.1
      May 16.6 104.4 61.9 41.1
      Jun 19.7 113.8 67.5 44.8
      Jul 23.4 110.3 74.1 43.4
      Aug 22.5 105.2 72.5 41.4
      Sep 19.1 80.2 66.4 31.6
      Oct 13 75.9 55.4 29.9
      Nov 6.6 72.2 43.9 28.4
      Dec 1.4 80.5 34.5 31.7

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