philadelphia
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 1 517 550 (2000)
Metro: 6 188 463 (2000)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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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
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
Philadelphia's most famous street is bordered by cultural and educational institutions. It connects the city center with the expansive Fairmount Park.
JFK Plaza, Philadelphia
Created in 1965 on top of an underground garage, this plaza - dubbed Love Park - is best known for its Love Statue, added in 1976 for the country's Bicentennial.
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.
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.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Segway Tour of Philadelphia's Murals, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$85.00
Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$25.00
Philadelphia Dinner Cruise with Buffet, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$92.33



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