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Pittsburgh is a city of about 350,000 in Allegheny County, at the center of the Pittsburgh Region in southwestern Pennsylvania. It is situated at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River. Pittsburgh is home to 450 different bridges and is also known as a ‘City of Museums’.

Attractions in Pittsburgh include the Pittsburgh Zoo, the amphibious Pittsburgh Duckboats or Molly’s Trolleys. The Carnegie museums and the Andy Warhol Museum are world class, and the Pittsburgh National Aviary is the biggest of its kind in the United States.

Things to See and Do

* Carnegie Museums
* Take the Monogahela incline to the top of Mount Washington near South Side
* Andy Warhol Museum
* National Aviary
* Duckboats

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population – 350,000 approx
Land Area - 143.7 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Travel Links – Pittsburgh International Airport is the normal way in, although the area is also served by the smaller Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin, primarily used by private and corporate airplanes. The airport is located near Robinson Township in Findlay, about 20 miles west of downtown.

Pittsburgh is served by Greyhound, Fullington Trailways, The Steel City Flyer and Megabus.

Amtrak services Pittsburgh with a station Downtown at Grant and Liberty, just across the street from the Greyhound depot. Two Amtrak routes serve Pittsburgh: the Capitol Limited, which runs daily between Chicago and Washington, DC, and the Pennsylvanian, which runs daily between Pittsburgh and New York City through Philadelphia.