Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
City: 1 560 297 (2014)
Metro: 6 051 170 (2014)
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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
Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia
Created in 1719 as an expansion of Christ Church's original graveyard, this historic burial ground is now best known as the site of Benjamin Franklin's grave.
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.
National Constitution Center, Philadelphia
The National Constitution Center explains the US Constitution and narrates its history with a display of historical objects, interactive exhibitions and theatrical performances.
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
Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia, Philadelphia
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Philly Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour, Philadelphia
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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