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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
Liberty Place, Philadelphia
In 1987 this modern skyscraper was the first to eclipse the city hall in height. The following years several more tall skyscrapers would rise above the top of the city hall.
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.
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.
Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia
Plans for a bridge connecting Philadelphia with New Jersey were first made in 1818; it took until 1926 before it was finally a reality with the construction of this large suspension bridge.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
BYOB Tour of Old City in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$30.00



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