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
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.
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.
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.
Irish Memorial, Philadelphia
Inaugurated in 2003, this memorial remembers those who died in the Irish famine of the nineteenth century. It is located at Penn's Landing, an area where many immigrants arrived.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia, Philadelphia
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Dark Philly Adult Night Tour, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 105 minutes
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Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 75 minutes
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Philadelphia Brewery Tour, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 5 hours
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