Most Popular Attractions (last 7 days)
- 1. City Hall
- 2. Independence Hall
- 3. Boathouse Row
- 4. Society Hill
- 5. First Bank of the US
- 6. Liberty Bell
- 7. Benjamin Franklin Parkway
- 8. Independence Mall
- 9. Memorial Hall
- 10. Liberty Place
- 11. Museum of Art
- 12. PSFS Building
- 13. Fairmount Water Works
- 14. 30th Street Station
- 15. Elfreth's Alley
- 16. Franklin Institute Science Museum
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.
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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.
Historic Christ Church is often called "The Nation's Church". Many prominent revolutionary figures, including George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, attended services in this church.
Of William Penn’s five open squares around which he organized Philadelphia in the 17th century, Rittenhouse Square has always been the most prestigious.
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