Top 10 places to visit in Pittsburgh – Pennsylvania

By | November 8, 2016

pittsburgh-pennsylvania-014These are the top 10 places to visit in Pittsburgh and why, so check them out before you go on a trip. These main attractions will give you a better idea of how to spend your time in this city.

 

Phipps Conservatory

The botanical gardens have been founded more than a hundred years ago, and feature amazing experiences. The Victorian mansion offers a new attraction every season, while the Japanese Garden will leave you breathless. If you visit with your kids, the Conservatory also offers exhibits and activities for them.

 

Carnegie Museum of Art

If you want to see Impressionist paintings, head over to Carnegie Museum for an unforgettable experience. The museum offers sculptures and paintings you cannot see anywhere else, and is the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

 

Carnegie Science Center

Maybe you are a fan of technology and science so go to the Science Center for a visit. The Center provides more than 250 interactive exhibits for any age group, and features the large Pacific Coral Reef Aquarium where you can view exotic fish. Furthermore, the building features an IMAX theater for movie watching.

 

Andy Warhol Museum

This modern museum will help you learn more about Warhol’s life and work by using exhibits and photographs. The museum is located in a warehouse, and open to the public every single day.

 

Frick Art and Historical Center

This complex of museums and buildings provide artwork starting with the Renaissance era and until the 19th century. If you enjoy seeing old vehicles, have a look at the Car & Carriage Museum located here.

 

Duquesne Incline

The funicular railway provides spectacular views all over the city, and the upper station includes a cool museum you might want to check out.

 

Strip District

This is the main tourist district in town, and the place to do some shopping or attend a performance. If you are looking for a place to have a gourmet dinner or shop for a gift for a friend, the Strip District is the best place to go. The best time to visit the district is the weekend.

 

Point State Park

The park includes an amazing fountain, as well as many benches, plants and trees. Take a walk through the park in order to enjoy the pleasant atmosphere and fresh air. The park is encompassed within 36 acres, and the ideal destination on a weekend.

 

Pittsburgh Zoo

Take your kids with you for a relaxing day at the zoo. The zoo features many animals you may want to see with your family, as well as a cool aquarium. The Zoo features monkeys, lions and pandas as well as animal related exhibits.

 

PNC Park

Maybe you are a fan of baseball and in that case, go to the famous PNC Park to enjoy a game. The stadium is famous in the entire state, and here you can also have a beer and a hot dog when you get hungry. If you are lucky, you may even catch a fireworks show on the weekend.