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
City Hall, Philadelphia
Philadelphia's City Hall is the largest, tallest and most expensive of all city halls in the United States. The immense building was completed in 1901 after 30 years of construction.
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.
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.
Logan Square, Philadelphia
Logan Square, a public square on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is surrounded by several important institutions. The centerpiece of the square however is the beautiful Swann Memorial Fountain.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Hop-on Hop-off and Philly By Night Tour Combo, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 days
From USD
$56.00
Washington DC to Philadelphia Self Guided Day Trip, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 14 hours
From USD
$299.00
A Local History Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$46.00



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