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A magnificent ode to High Gothic architecture

This very unusual building has compact footprint but its interior will have you remembering it as... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
Laurel, Maryland
Gothic masterpiece

The chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus is a small gem. Boasting spectacular stained... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

This very unusual building has compact footprint but its interior will have you remembering it as it soars way up. The feeling is of a darker version the Sainte Chapelle in Paris except without as much glass. Still, its stained glass is quite tall and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 726warrene
Reviewed 15 January 2019

The chapel on the University of Pittsburgh campus is a small gem. Boasting spectacular stained glass windows, reputed to be some of the tallest in the world, it is a sanctuary in the middle of a bustling urban campus.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stagestruk
Reviewed 24 December 2018

The building history and architecture is outstanding. The stain glass windows are absolutely gorgeous.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BarbAWS
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Definitely, well worth the walk around and peek inside. Great stained glass and architecture. A gem of the community.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Be sure to walk up to the balcony. The stain glass is amazing. Glad we went to visit. This is still an operation church

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sightseer23662
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We saw this cathedral from a couple blocks away and had to take a few minutes to walk thru. It's a beautifully designed building with stained glass figures you really have to take a minute to view. Some are the normal figures you would expect...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I had customers in Pittsburgh from California and we had extra time before they had to board flights back to the west coast. We did a mini tour of Pittsburgh and they LOVED the views Heinz Chapel.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beemaych
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Some of the tallest stained glass windows in the world live right here in the intricately crafted, ornately decorated Heinz Chapel. Whether you like classical architecture, you appreciate stained glass art or you enjoy classical music, there are many reasons to visit here! What's really...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BrucePGH412
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Beautiful chapel. The stained glass windows are amazing. There are people from the Bible, as well as many other historical figures depicted within the glass work. I was glad I had my camera with the zoom lens, so that I could see the writing and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AimIrv
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

First time in this chapel. The front desk person was very helpful answering questions and allowed us to enter the balcony for a better view.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Samuel O
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