FALLINGWATER - America's UNESCO World Heritage Masterpiece!

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Fallingwater stands as one of the greatest architectural triumphs of the 20th Century.  There simply is no other building like it on Planet Earth. This Masterpiece was recently selected as one of Architecture's Bucket-list inclusions. Pittsburgh's Best Tour Guide will take you to its location astride Bear Run in the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains.  Along the way you will learn the story of its architect Frank Lloyd Wright, the background of its patron Edgar Kaufmann, and the serendipity which brought it all together.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: The Pittsburgh Tour

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Stop At: Fallingwater

A UNESCO World Heritage treasure, the design and construction of Fallingwater presented the world with a styructure unlike any built before. It resuscitated Frank Lloyd Wright's career leading to landmark buildings such as the Guggenheim Museum and the Johnson Wax headquarters. uprooted traditional froms of arcjtecture the world over.s "The Best Example of American Architecture" -American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Duration: 3 hour

Pass By: Laurel Highlands

Pittsburgh entrepreneur and philanthropist Edgar Kaufmann choose this scenic district of the Allegheny Mountains as the location for his family's revolutionary Frank Lloyd Wright-designed "cottage".

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The route to Fallingwater takes you along America's Furst Superhighway - The Pennsylvania Turnpike. You'll learn the story of its construction including its links to the Erie Canal, Pennsylvania Railroad, Brooklyn Bridge, and Adolf Hitler's Autobahn.

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Ten minutes from the entrance to Fallingwater are the scenic Ohiopyle Falls of the Youghiogheny River. You'll pass under the Great Allegheny Passage - the Best Hiking and Biking Trail in the World - to get there.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Great Allegheny Passage

Ten minutes from Fallingwater, you will pass under the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) the best hiking and biking trail; in the world. Starting in Pittsburgh it travels through the Allegheny Mountains to Cumberland, MD where it links with the C&O Canal Towpath to Georgetown, MD and Washington, DC.
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