philadelphia
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 1 517 550 (2000)
Metro: 6 188 463 (2000)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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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
Logan Square, Philadelphia
Logan Square, a public square on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is surrounded by several important institutions. The centerpiece of the square however is the beautiful Swann Memorial Fountain.
Carpenters' Hall, Philadelphia
Carpenters' Hall is one of many historic buildings in Philadelphia related to the birth of the nation; this Georgian building hosted the First Continental Congress in 1774.
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Of William Penn’s five open squares around which he organized Philadelphia in the 17th century, Rittenhouse Square has always been the most prestigious.
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.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$20.00
Philadelphia Dinner Cruise with Buffet, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$90.99
Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour , Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$31.99



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