St Anthony Chapel, private tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

259434


Categories

Museums / Culture, Shopping

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Italian (conversational)

a Quaint European Haven in Pittsburgh


Saint Anthony Chapel is located on Troy Hill, which overlooks the Allegheny River on Pittsburgh's North Side. This Shrine, dedicated to the "Wonder-Worker, " St. Anthony of Padua, houses a vast collection of relics and has been designated a Historical Landmark by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation. . An inscription written in Latin on the central arch of the chapel reads, "Here Lie the Saints in Peace. " Over 5, 000 relics of the saints have reposed peacefully in the chapel for over 130 years. The impressive collection is displayed in beautifully wrought reliquaries, arranged in altars and side cases constructed of hand-carved solid walnut.

Itinerary

Pick up at designated hotel. Transportation to the Chapel followed by a stop in The "strip district" for a shopping spree. Return transportation to hotel.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel

End location: Return to hotel

Duration: 3 hours

A snack stop will be provided in addition to the chapel

Transportation

2017 Toyota Corolla

What’s Included

Other: Parking fees in the strip district and transportation to and from the hotel

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - For a snack or to purchase souvenirs

What’s Extra

Other: Any cash for for a snack or personal shopping

Restrictions

certain historical landmarks are staffed by employees so I will be unable to narrarate portions of some tours.

Private tour guide Mary Ann

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