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
Fairmount Water Works, Philadelphia
This group of neo-classical buildings housed the first American municipal water treatment system, built to supply Philadelphia with clean drinking water.
Boathouse Row, Philadelphia
One of the most photographed sights in Philadelphia, these picturesque Victorian rowhouses were built at the end of the 19th century by local rowing clubs.
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.
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.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 75 minutes
From USD
$14.87
Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour , Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$31.99
Philadelphia Happy Hour Pub Crawl, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$39.00



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