Pittsburgh, PA is known as the city of bridges. Why?? Because Pittsburgh has 446 bridges, more than any other city in the world. You can see just a few of them in this photo. (source: Wikipedia) Pittsburg offers so much more for the visitor to this city. Below, I have listed a few of the more popular places to see.
- PNC Park – take in a baseball game.
- Phipps Conservatory – “A green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893. Visit to discover breathtaking seasonal flower shows, stunning outdoor botanical gardens, free-with-admission activities for all ages, an award-winning on-site café, and some of the greenest buildings in the world“. (source: Phipps Conservatory website)
- MT Washington – “A grand view awaits atop Mt. Washington, one of the most visited neighborhoods in Pittsburgh. Running the length of the mount, Grandview Avenue provides unique vantage points of Pittsburgh’s beautiful skyline“.(source: VisitPittsburgh website)
The photo below is the Duquesne Incline. “Take a step back in time on a century-old cable car and see the best views of downtown Pittsburgh while riding one of the few remaining inclines in the country. Opened on May 20, 1877, the Duquesne Incline was rescued and restored by a group of local residents in 1963 and still delights residents and visitors with its original, elegant, wooden cable cars.(source: Official Website”