Northside/Former Allegheny City

Historically Rich with a German Touch

Explore what once was part of Allegheny City as we "walk in the steps of giants" and discover the influence of Carnegie, DL Clark and others. This tour developed by tour guide, Richard, will meet at the historic Priory Hotel on Pressley Street and begin with a visit to the former 19th century Abbey. Enjoy a German pretzel at this stop before continuing through the streets of pre-Civil War architecture. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a giant cookie and tasty cupcake after you sneak a peek at the antique photo collection in the largest photography museum in the country.

Continue the German tradition with a potato pancake, then catch up to current day as we end this tour at the local farmer's market where you will finish off your palate with local Middle-Eastern fare. Your satisfied stomach will be grateful for this 1 mile stroll back in time!

When: Public tours available Friday

Private group tours ( 12 or more people) can be scheduled on any weekday

Time: 1:30pm

Duration: Approximately 2.5-3 hours

Meet: Priory Hotel, 614 Pressley Street, Pittsburgh

Weather: Tour takes place rain or shine

Dress: Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

Capacity: 12 people per tour guide

Note: We do accommodate larger tours, please contact us for more details

Food: We taste on the go

Allergies/Food Restrictions: Vegetarian substitutions available please see FAQ’s for more information

Included: Tastings served on tour and a bottled water provided

Cost: $43.00 per ticket. Every person on the tour must have a ticket. Tastings can not be shared. Purchase your tickets online here!

Group Tours: A private group tour (twelve or more) can be tailored to meet the specific needs of your group or event

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