Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. City Hall
- 2. Independence Hall
- 3. PSFS Building
- 4. Boathouse Row
- 5. First Bank of the US
- 6. Liberty Bell
- 7. Logan Square
- 8. Society Hill
- 9. Independence Mall
- 10. The Drake
- 11. Museum of Art
- 12. Scottish Memorial
- 13. Independence Seaport Museum
- 14. Elfreth's Alley
- 15. Benjamin Franklin Parkway
- 16. Merchants' Exchange
As 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 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.
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.
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.
Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
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- Duration: 90 minutes