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
Society Hill, Philadelphia
Society Hill is a historic district east of the Independence Hall. It contains the largest concentration of original 18th and early 19th century architecture of any place in the United States.
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.
Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia
The Independence Seaport Museum is a maritime museum that covers the maritime history of the Philadelphia area. Visitors can also board two warships that are moored near the museum.
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.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Philadelphia 27-Stop Double Decker Tour Full-Day Pass, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$30.00
Dark Philly Adult Night Tour, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 105 minutes
From USD
$25.00
Segway Cheesesteak Tour in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$85.00
Valley Forge Driving Tour From Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 4- or 6-hour tour
From USD
$315.00



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