Photo by Gregg Strauss Photography

The following 26 items are part of what makes our town such a great city. Here is the alphabet, according to Pittsburgh. 

Art

From the Carnegie Museum of Art, to street murals and more, Pittsburgh is full of some pretty spectacular art.

Bridges

We are a city of bridges (446 to be exact), and that’s part of what makes us so wonderful.

Chipped ham

This delicacy often confuses those who live outside our great city.

Dippy eggs

We all know, the art of a good dippy egg takes a while to perfect.

Eat N’ Park

The place for smiles, for generations of Pittsburghers.

Fred Rogers

The man who taught us what kindness and inclusivity truly means.

Gateway Clipper 

The greatest place to take out-of-towners, have your prom and more.

Heinz Ketchup

It’s the GOAT of ketchup, hands down.

Incline

The Duquesne and Monongahela Inclines still have a magical feel when you take a ride.

Jonas Salk

We all remember (and study in school) Salk’s polio vaccine and his appointment at the University of Pittsburgh.

Kennywood

Our favorite amusement park has become one of America’s favorites too.

Light Up Night

Our celebration ringing in the holiday season is one of the most exciting times to be downtown.

Mount Washington

The view from Mt. Washington is truly unparalleled.

Neighborhoods

Pittsburgh’s neighborhoods are all unique and special in their own right.

O Hot Dogs

Photo by Peter Sorrell

A late-night rite of passage for all Pittsburghers.

Primanti’s

Their sandwiches are a must for introducing anyone to the ‘burgh.

Quakers

The Quakers helped shape Pennsylvania in its beginnings.

Rivers

Things to do in Pittsburgh this weekend

We are a city of rivers and that’s part of what makes us so beautiful.

Steelers

Our football team is deep-rooted in history and Steelers Nation is like none other.

Terrible Towels

Revered and special, our Terrible Towels are the OG rally towels.

Unity

No matter what, no matter where you are, mention Pittsburgh and you have an instant sense of unity with your fellow man.

Versailles

Not the French city—many yinzers pronounce this city Ver-sales. There’s also Doo-boys (DuBois) too!

Weather

It’s very rare you can experience four different seasons in one day in one city!

as in Super Bowl X

The 1976 Super Bowl was the second in the Steelers’ ’70s dynasty.

Yinz

While Southerners say y’all, we have yinz.

Zombies

Night of the Living Dead put Pittsburgh on the map for horror movies.

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