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
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.
Masonic Temple, Philadelphia
The Masonic Temple is one of the most interesting architectural structures in Philadephia. Built in 1873 by the freemasons, it contains seven grand halls, all lavishly decorated in a different architectural style.
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.

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Historic Tour of Philadelphia in English or German, Philadelphia
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  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Hamilton-The Tour where it Happens!, Philadelphia
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A Local History Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
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