Pittsburgh Historic Downtown

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Discover the lesser-known history of Pittsburgh by visiting globally renowned landmarks and treasured local gems. 

Visit the bridge which hosts Picklesburgh, one of America’s biggest specialty food festivals. See the glass towers built atop one of Pittsburgh’s oldest settlements. 

Learn about the Steel City’s deep ties to war, and how the community used parks and greenery to overcome economic decay. 
Are you ready to see Downtown Pittsburgh in a whole new light? 
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  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families

Places you will visit


It will take you

49-79 mins

You will walk

4730 steps

Total distance

3.6 km


  • Explore the park that city officials built instead of a Frank Lloyd Wright megastructure

  • Step beneath the clock that residents have long challenged each other to kiss their butts under

  • Let the benches watch you at what’s been locally dubbed: “Eyeball Park”


You play as a groggy butterfly emerging from its chrysalis, excited to escape the city in an upcoming migration.

But you missed it, and worse yet, you see mysterious, transparent buildings and people glitching in and out of existence on top of the park you call home, getting realer and realer the longer you watch.

Flutter around downtown to figure out what’s happening and save the Steel City from chaos, and feel the delicate strands connecting every era of Pittsburgh along the way.

Are you ready?

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What does an
outdoor escape game look like?

  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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