Written by David Landsel of airfarewatch dog, Pittsburgh doesn\'t have a lot of ways like other cities-
Let\'s start with the grand entrance.
Whether you came in from the Penn toll road, through the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, or shot at the foot of Washington on the way in from the airport, you can\'t help but notice: This is a city, it looks like a lot has happened in the department.
Along the background of the famous Three Rivers
Allegheny, Ohio, mononga Sheila)
At the foot of those dramatic hills, it was great.
The impressive skyline is a constant reminder that Pittsburgh is one of the most important industrial cities in the world.
Of course, Pittsburgh is not that strong today.
Still, none of the cities in all the faded Rust Belt cities are in such a good position.
Pittsburgh is the master who keeps playing.
The city center, or the so-called Golden Triangle here, is still one of the most walkable and attractive city centers in the country, offering a delightful street view after another.
In some ways, it\'s like a small piece of land in Manhattan, on sunny working days, the streets are packed with people, buses (
Even the subway! )
Come back in the morning, in the evening.
Pittsburgh feels busy and alive.
Industry has been placed in the fields of research, medical care, education and the arts.
Smart people move in or just move home.
The city feels young and hopeful, like a place with a future, brighter than any other city of the same age.
It\'s spring now--
A good time to have a look.
Here are just a few reasons. #1. It\'s kind of. .
\"Strange terrain of citizens--
San Francisco, by contrast, is sometimes almost orderly. -
The usual function is like weaving communities in their own cities.
You have to be in a hurry to really get to know Pittsburgh.
This is worth it, though.
Check out the bustling South Side, along the crowded East Carson Street, with a variety of bars in Brooklyn
Allegheny in Lawrence Ville, little-town-at-the-top-of-the-
The world atmosphere of Mt. Washington.
Pittsburgh has a lot and is very close to each other, but it has its own universe.
For years, East Liberty was a trouble spot in the city and was almost abandoned, a big deal that has happened these days, with a lot of shopping and other developments, including Google campus. #2.
There is a lot of art here. Like, a lot. From big-
Tickets for Carnegie or Frick to the Vanguard show
At garde at the north side mattress factory, Pittsburgh knows from art that this is a venue for unusual installations created by resident artists since 70 years.
As it knows from music, theater, opera, dance, and almost any other cultural indulgence you can say.
If you just want to stare at the canvas, you need more than a weekend to see everything that\'s worth a look at here ---
Carnegie was a good start, like a mini.
There are relics of Rome and China, as well as Degas and currency. #3.
For some, the Pittsburgh restaurant means a sandwich with chips and coleslaw.
You can eat this if you have to, but don\'t be interested in the fast-growing culinary scene of the city, from the nearby bistro to the buzz --
Justin Severino is the one who\'s been talking about all these days.
He\'s the head chef of Cure, a scammer.
There is a reason why the focus on Butler Street has attracted the attention of various countries. #4. The one-of-a-
The coolest part is the intimate strip area.
Imagine if Manhattan\'s elegant meat packaging area has enough space to accommodate all these new things, as well as the original businesses that feature the neighborhood ---
This almost describes the Strip area, a 24-
An Hour of Chaos with discount products, late
Night Dance, vintage Italian cheese, third-
Bo coffee shop, truck driver Bar, abandoned warehouse and upscale apartment.
The street is easy to get a share of visitors by walking from the city center, so it keeps the share of tourists dreck.
Get into the growing Pittsburgh public market and see what\'s going on now, what\'s good and what\'s local. #5.
Although the navigation in Pittsburgh can be complicated, there are a lot of easy to figure out on foot, from museums and stadiums on the north side to bars and restaurants on the south side, all the way to the Strip area, and of course the city center.
When the weather is good, there is nothing better than exploring on 2 feet. -
Especially in the increasingly developed riverside area.
The Sanhe Heritage Trail is more than one
An impressive network of 21-mile segmented growth trails;
There is a road in any direction you want to go from the city center.
If you like it
Pittsburgh kayaks will reopen in the summer of May 1, providing affordable rent under the Sixth Street Bridge in the city center. #6.
The same is true indoors.
Is spring not fast enough for you?
Get a quick start in the summer interior at Auckland\'s gorgeous FIPS conservatory, which has 19 indoor and outdoor gardens that represent many different types of habitats, already exciting Pittsburgh people
Although it takes less than two hours to do venue justice, it is still lunch in a ventilated cafe.
If you arrive in town early enough on Friday, please note that the garden is open until 10. m.
Easy hiking from most city center hotels, amazing national birdhouse, full description
Bird zoo with 600 wings
In a lush indoor garden setting, things from all over the world are the only --in-Pittsburgh must. (
They have pink flamingos. -
How cool is that? )#7. Wait.
Have you never been to a waterfall?
It must be said that Pittsburgh\'s museums rarely compete with Frank Lloyd Wright\'s \"Falling Water\", one of the most iconic houses in the free world, located in the heart of the beautiful Laurel Heights of Western Pennsylvania, it is only an hour or so from the town.
As a weekend place for the Kaufman family, the most famous local celebrity owns a large department store in the city center, and now it is Macy\'s, and drowning is a good reason to travel to this part of the world.
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