Located at the confluence of three rivers it held an important place in the furtrade and was the subjects of many wars because of its location. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300 steel-related businesses and as the "City of Bridges" for its 446 bridges.
With a cultural scene that rivals that of many larger cities, and its proximity to an architectural icon and a moving historical site that everyone should see before they head for the great beyond, this city of rivers and bridges deserves a visit From ballet to world-class art museums, a marvelous symphony and a healthy theater scene, Pittsburgh has just about everything you could want a city to have, arts and culture wise.
* Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium. With 475 species of Animals and Birds has tropical mountains, island enclosures savanna gracelands and penguins habitats.
* Carnegie Museum of Natural History is most famous for dug up Dinos and Egyptian mummies.
* Phipps Conservatory.
* Icon of Pittsburgh city if there ever was one, the Phipps Conservatory has stood its ground amidst the beautiful parklands and revered institutions of Oakland since the very end of the 19th century.That makes it one of the oldest greenhouses in the country and a truly deserving listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
* Wigle Whiskey Distillery it is the first locally-owned, family-run craft whisky distillery in the city since the days of Prohibition.
* Andy Warhol Museum Andy Warhol is perhaps Pittsburgh most famous son and a trip to Pittsburgh without visiting this museum is incomplete.
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