Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh

Known as the Steel City, this American metropolis boasts the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban design with its picturesque hills and glittering architecture.

Touted as America’s “most liveable city”, Pittsburgh is renowned for its origins in the steel industry, a fact most evident in its spectacular city skyline consisting of striking, contemporary skyscrapers.

Framing Pittsburgh’s urban edge are two sparkling rivers, the Monongahela in the southeast and the Allegheny in the northeast, which converge to form the Ohio River. Pittsburgh is a city of many neighbourhoods, with its rivers dividing the area into over 90 different districts surrounded by lush green hillsides.

Following in the footsteps of Pittsburgh’s early immigrant miners, take either the Duquesne Incline or Monongahela Incline, the city’s two funiculars, up to the peak of Mount Washington and feast your eyes on the stunning vistas that lie before you.

Continue your journey through the city's natural beauty and scenery with a trip to Point State Park, the confluence point of the three rivers and America’s only state park located smack bang in the middle of a city. Make your way to Schenley Park to marvel at the stunning botanical gardens and exotic plant species in the Phipps Conservatory, or take a stroll around the National Aviary and gaze at the colourful birds that flitter through the air.

Culture vultures won’t be disappointed as Pittsburgh offers the very best in history and art, thanks to the generous donation of four cultural institutions by steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie. Located in Oakland, the aptly named Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and Carnegie Science Center are not to be missed. Finally, discover more about the life of one of Pittsburgh’s very own at the fourth Carnegie cultural contribution, The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the world’s largest single-artist museums.

For those travelling with little ones in tow, Pittsburgh has plenty to keep the kids occupied. Visit the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh for a plethora of creative, fun and educational exhibits to get the little ones thinking outside the box or, if it's thrills and spills you’re after, make a beeline for Kennywood, the ultimate amusement park.

If you’re visiting Pittsburgh in the summertime, be sure to stop by the Three Rivers Art Festival which takes place in June or the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix in July and soak up the festival atmosphere. With an excellent public bus service, the city is a breeze to discover!

Where to stay in Pittsburgh

Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh, Curio Collection by Hilton
Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
453 Boulevard of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA
The price is Rs7,792 per night from 2 Feb to 3 Feb
Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Allegheny County Courthouse, Market Square and Station Square. PPG Paints Arena and ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (312 reviews)
"Angela was super helpful!"

Reviewed on 18 Jan 2022

Distrikt Hotel Pittsburgh, Curio Collection by Hilton
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
3.5 out of 5
600 Commonwealth Pl, Pittsburgh, PA
The price is Rs9,164 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, this hotel is steps away from Fort Pitt Museum and Point State Park. Market Square and Heinz Hall are also within 10 minutes. ...
3.6/5 Good! (2,094 reviews)
"Had a problem with our room at check-in, but it was quickly taken care of. We ended up with a very nice room with a view."

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2022

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
3.5 out of 5
1111 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA
The price is Rs10,394 per night from 15 Feb to 16 Feb
Situated in Pittsburgh, this eco-friendly hotel is within 20 mi (32 km) of Rivers Casino, Market Square and Heinz Field. David L Lawrence Convention Center and ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (1,076 reviews)
"Great experience over all friendly staff and clean & comfortable"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2022

Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Southpointe
Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Southpointe
3 out of 5
3000 Horizon Vue Dr., Canonsburg, PA
The price is Rs6,860 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
Situated in a regional park, this aparthotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Printscape Arena at Southpointe, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Perry Como Statue and Canonsburg ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (816 reviews)
"The breakfast was a excellent choice! The pool was under maintenance huge disappointment, and I came from another state to speak with the Manager, about hosting a conference there with a team of people, and the Manager was not there, and neither did he return my email or call. So i gave the the 4 ..."

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Southpointe
Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
3 out of 5
1410 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA
The price is Rs10,514 per night from 3 Feb to 4 Feb
Located in Strip District, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Senator John Heinz Regional History Centre and David L Lawrence Convention Center. Benedum ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (1,045 reviews)
"This is one of the largest Homewood Suites I've stayed in. When you come in, you're greeted with elevators that take you to the main lobby. There's a new meaning to open concept here! The main seating area is just left of the lobby then beyond the left side of the lobby is a bar and pool table. There's ..."

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Downtown
Home2 Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry
Home2 Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry
3 out of 5
1401 Cranberry Woods Drive, Cranberry Township, PA
The price is Rs7,517 per night from 2 Feb to 3 Feb
Situated in Cranberry Township, this aparthotel is 0.7 mi (1.2 km) from UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex and within 6 miles (10 km) of UPMC Passavant - Cranberry ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (759 reviews)
"The check in staff was SO friendly! The location was perfect for my travel needs. So close to the PA turnpike exit for those on a long trip."

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2022

Home2 Suites by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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