in Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh is home to an array of arts and
cultural offerings with a buzzing downtown district and burgeoning food
scene. Encompassing over 90 ethnically diverse neighbourhoods
creating a vibrant urban mid-sized city attracting families, young
Pittsburghers and well travelled visitors alike. Birthplace of the most
iconic American artist of the 20th century, Andy Warhol.
existence of Pittsburgh is owned to its three rivers that run through the
city – The Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio with over 446 bridges
throughout the state. Known as ‘Hollywood of the East’ due to the number
of blockbuster films shot in the city including award winning Fences,
Super 8, The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises. Mecca for sports fans,
Pittsburgh is home to three professional sports teams – the Pirates,
Penguins and Steelers, covering ice hockey, hockey and baseball.
destination for parks, galleries and museums including Western
Pennsylvania Sports Museum, Andy Warhol Museum, Mattress Factory and the
Carnegie Science Centre. Pittsburgh cultural district is home to 10
theatres showcasing world renowned symphony orchestra, opera, dance and award
winning plays within the beautifully restored Benedum Centre of
performing arts. A destination for all, Pittsburgh offers a number of
cheap and free experiences from outdoor amenities to family attractions
including hiking, biking and water sports. Once referred to as the
‘Smoky City’, it’s now considered America’s ‘Most Livable City’ as it
continues to rank among the top cities in the United Stated for green
certified building space.