Heinz Field

Heinz Field (or Heinz Stadium) is home to the Pittsburgh Steelers. It is located in the heart of Pittsburgh’s North Shore, and is regarded by many Pittsburgh residents—“Yinzers”—as a central part of the city’s identity. The city of Pittsburgh has always taken a lot of pride in the Steelers. Nearly 70,000 people make the journey to Heinz Field to support the Steelers on Sundays. Most people in attendance at Heinz Field think that they are there simply to watch a football game, but the Heinz Field experience involves much more than just football.

Sri Venkateswara Temple

The S.V. temple in Pittsburgh is the very first in North America dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, and thus is a significant landmark in the spreading of Hinduism to the Western world.

Saint Anthony Chapel

ittsburgh is known for its neighborhood hidden gems, little places that are unique to the city. They are what makes this city home. Perched on top of Troy Hill is one such gem: Saint Anthony Chapel. Inside this unassuming chapel, there is a display of over 5,200 relics, which is second only to the Vatican. The most famous relic is that of St. Anthony’s tooth.

Hindu Jain Temple

The Hindu Jain Temple in Monroeville, PA serves a vital role in the religious realm of Pittsburgh, operates in a unique capacity, and sports a particularly rare origin. This religious institution came about as a result of the differences between north and south Indian temples when imagining Hindu temples in the United States. In the Pittsburgh community, disagreements occurred over which primary deity would occupy the central shine; as a result of this, the temple was split into two, the Sri Venkateswara Temple in Penn Hills and the Hindu Jain Temple.

Pinsker’s Books and Judaica

When considering Judaism in Pittsburgh, the automatic place one associates with it is Squirrel Hill. A welcoming and fascinating neighborhood, Squirrel Hill is home to all types of Jews from Reform to Orthodox, old to young, and immigrants to natives. Pinsker’s Books and Judaica, which includes a Judaica bookstore and a restaurant called Café Eighteen, is truly a gem of Squirrel Hill and the wider Pittsburgh Jewish community.

Religious Society of Friends of Pittsburgh

All of Quaker life and belief is centered around six Quaker testimonies. Simplicity, peace, integrity, community, equality, and stewardship––also known by its acronym, “SPICE”––are the intrinsic values that dictate the lives of Quakers. When visiting the Religious Society of Friends of Pittsburgh meeting house and exploring deeper into their history, each testimony was exemplified

St. Paul Cathedral

The St. Paul Cathedral, located in the heart of Oakland, remains one of the largest and most well-known Catholic churches in Pennsylvania.

The Irish Room

The Irish Room represents an oratory, a small chapel used especially for private worship. The design of this oratory represents one of the 12th century, which is a period of intense religious fervor for Christianity.