philadelphia
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 1 560 297 (2014)
Metro: 6 051 170 (2014)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Philadelphia
closeAs the most important city in colonial America, Philadelphia has a rich history. The declaration of Independence was signed in the city's state house, now the Independence Hall. Other significant events like the signing of the US Constitution and the creation of a national flag also took place in Philadelphia.
Many buildings from this revolutionary period can be visited; most of them are clustered in the Independence National Historical Park.
Random Philadelphia Highlights
Memorial Hall, Philadelphia
One of Philadelphia's most beautiful buildings was constructed for the city's Centennial Exposition in 1876. It is home to the child-oriented Please Touch Museum.
Independence Mall, Philadelphia
The green plaza in the heart of historic Philadelphia was planned in 1945 to create an appropriate setting for the Independence Hall. The Liberty Bell and National Constitution Center can also be found here.
Society Hill, Philadelphia
Society Hill is a historic district east of the Independence Hall. It contains the largest concentration of original 18th and early 19th century architecture of any place in the United States.
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Of William Penn’s five open squares around which he organized Philadelphia in the 17th century, Rittenhouse Square has always been the most prestigious.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Philadelphia CityPass, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$55.00
Old City Walking Tour in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$20.00



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