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
Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia
This charming street is one of the oldest continually occupied streets in the United States. Concerned citizens saved this historic street from being replaced by new roadways.
Rodin Museum, Philadelphia
This museum boasts a large collection of sculptures by the famous French artist Auguste Rodin. The collection includes his most famous works like the Thinker and Eternal Springtime.
Christ Church, Philadelphia
Historic Christ Church is often called "The Nation's Church". Many prominent revolutionary figures, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, attended services in this church.
First Bank of the US, Philadelphia
Completed in 1797, this classical building housed the first Federal bank of the United States. The building was later used as a private bank before finally being converted into a museum.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Philadelphia Segway Tour, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 hour
From USD
$55.00
Segway Tour of Philadelphia's Murals, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$85.00



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