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
Scottish Memorial, Philadelphia
The Scottish Memorial is a monument that was inaugurated in 2011 to pay tribute to Scottish immigrants. The monument shows a family of Scots who have just arrived in their new homeland.
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.
PSFS Building, Philadelphia
The PSFS building represents a milestone in American architecture. Constructed between 1930 and 1932, this 36 story skyscraper was the first to be built in the nascent International Style.
Liberty Bell, Philadelphia
The Liberty Bell is one of the most famous symbols of the American struggle for independence. The bell hung originally in the steeple of the Independence Hall, but it is now located in a separate pavilion.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour , Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$35.00
Philadelphia Iconic Foods Tour, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$29.00
The Philadelphia Explorer Pass , Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 day
From USD
$49.00



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