Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden

4905 5th Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213- Map It
Phone: (412) 621-6566

AAA Editor Notes

Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, near Carnegie Mellon University at 4905 5th Ave., displays more than 100 varieties of flora—each with a biblical name or reference. The one-third-acre setting is reminiscent of ancient Israel; a stream flowing through the garden represents the River Jordan. Parking is available behind the synagogue. Docent-guided tours are available. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 10-2, Sat. noon-1, June 1-Sept. 15 (also Wed. 7-9 p.m., June-Aug.). Guided tours depart on first Wed. of the month at 12:15, June-Sept. Allow 30 minutes minimum.