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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
Fairmount Water Works, Philadelphia
This group of neo-classical buildings housed the first American municipal water treatment system, built to supply Philadelphia with clean drinking water.
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.
Memorial Hall, Philadelphia
One of Philadelphia's most beautiful buildings was constructed for the city's Centennial Exposition in 1876. It is home to the child-oriented Please Touch Museum.
Benjamin Franklin Bridge, Philadelphia
Plans for a bridge connecting Philadelphia with New Jersey were first made in 1818; it took until 1926 before it was finally a reality with the construction of this large suspension bridge.

Random Philadelphia Tours & Activities
Segway Cheesesteak Tour in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
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$85.00



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