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
30th Street Station, Philadelphia
30th Street Station is Philadelphia's main Railway Station. The monumental neo-classical train station was built between 1929 and 1934, during the Great Depression.
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.
Independence Hall, Philadelphia
The historic Independence Hall was built between 1732 and 1756 as the State House of the province of Pennsylvania. In this building the US constitution was drafted in 1787.
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.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Beer and Band Brewery & Beer Garden Tour, Philadelphia
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$27.00
Philadelphia Iconic Foods Tour, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$29.00



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