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
Liberty Bell, Philadelphia
The Liberty Bell is one of the most famous symbols of the American struggle for independence. The bell hung originally in the steeple of the Independence Hall, but it is now located in a separate pavilion.
Boathouse Row, Philadelphia
One of the most photographed sights in Philadelphia, these picturesque Victorian rowhouses were built at the end of the 19th century by local rowing clubs.
Elfreth's Alley, Philadelphia
This charming street is one of the oldest continually occupied streets in the United States. Concerned citizens saved this historic street from being replaced by new roadways.
Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Philadelphia's Museum of Art is one of the largest museums in the country with a collection of more than 300,000 works of art. It is housed in an impressive neoclassical building.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Philly Oktoberfest Halloween and Haunted Tavern Tour, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$44.99



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