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Philadelphia: Attractions and Things to do

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1 Independence Hall
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Rank: 1 About 60

Independence Hall, built in 1753 was previously known as the Pennsylvania State House and was the meeting place of the congress. The constitution of the United States and the declaration of independence were both...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 6th St & Market St, Philadelphia
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 The National Liberty Museum
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Rank: 2 About 60

The National Liberty Museum is dedicated totally for defusing the violence and bigotry and celebrates the heritage of freedom in America. This museum offers around 76 exhibits and 179 works of contemporary art. There are also stories...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 321 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
Type: Museums


3 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Rank: 3 About 60

Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Mantua
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Rank: 4 About 60

The Mantua neighborhood restaurants in West Philadelphia offer an eclectic mix of dining cuisine including Cuban, American, Mexican and Asian, among others.  For the rum drink of your choice, Cuba Libre offers the largest...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


5 One Liberty Place
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Rank: 5 About 60

A 61-story and matching twin 58-story shining sapphire blue glass and steel skyscraper loom above the city of Philadelphia called One Liberty Place.  Located in Center City across from Philadelphia’s City Hall,...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1625 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
Type: Stores and shopping malls


6 Academy of Music
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Rank: 7 About 60

An amazing crystal chandelier measuring 5000 pounds and 50 centimeters in circumference is an impressive work of art that hangs over the inside theatre at the Academy of Music, the oldest opera house in the United States dating back to...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1420 Locust Street, Philadelphia
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Mann Center For Performing Art
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Rank: 8 About 60

Address: 123 S Broad St, 815, Philadelphia
Type: Other attractions


8 Memorial Hall
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Rank: 9 About 60

Memorial Hall is literally a glowing symbol and the only remaining building from the United States Centennial Celebration in 1876.  An high iron-and-glass copper dome tops the hall and shines for miles.  Inside is the...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1000 North 27th Street, Camden
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Rittenhouse Square
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Rank: 10 About 60

Rittenhouse square is a gorgeous and romantic spot alive with history, people and popular trendy restaurants and shops.  Named after astronomer/clockmaker David Rittenhouse back in the early 1800s, the park in the heart...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1801 Walnut Street
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


10 Walking Tours
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Rank: 11 About 60

Everybody knows that Americans are really proud of their country, and have a great patriotic instinct.

Reviewed by: Feeladelphia Walking Tours
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Type: Tours


11 Macy's
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Address: 1300 Market Street, Philadelphia
Type: Stores and shopping malls


12 Parc Brasserie
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Address: 227 South 18th Street, Philadelphia
Type: Bars


13 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
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Rank: 12 About 60

Both the exterior and the interior of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts could easily be considered masterpieces onto themselves alone.  Designed by Frank Furness, the exterior is a work of art in itself with its lavish...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 118 North Broad Street, Philadelphia
Type: Museums


Schuylkill Park
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Rank: 13 About 60

Take a walk, bike, throw around a baseball, play catch with your dog and enjoy a picnic all on the banks of the Schuylkill River.  A colorful garden and tree-lined walkways are only part of the beauty of this Philadelphia...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Parks and gardens


14 St. Mark's Episcopal Church
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Rank: 14 About 60

The history and beauty of Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church is impressive.  Start with the sounds of the eight church bells in the bell tower that ring out to welcome all worshippers.  Then enter through...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address: 1625 Locust Street, Philadelphia
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


15 University Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology
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Rank: 15 About 60

Address: 3260 South Street, Philadelphia
Type: Museums


16 Walnut Hill
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Rank: 16 About 60

Start your day at the Brown Sugar Bakery and Café and indulge in their currant rolls or one of their wraps.  Don’t forget to try their Coconut Cake or Black Cake soaked in Rum among other freshly-baked goodies. ...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


17 Philadelphia Masonic Temple
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Rank: 17 About 60

Printing plates once used by President George Washington, artifacts from President Benjamin Franklin and a Free Mason’s apron are among the fascinating details featured at The Masonic Temple Museum located...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


18 10 Arts Bistro & Lounge
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Address: 10 Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia
Type: Bars


19 Fishtown
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Rank: 18 About 60

Those who want to experience the working-class feel of Philadelphia should stop in the neighborhood which was at one point thought to be named Fishtown by writer Charles Dickens who visited Fishtown in the...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


20 Longwood Gardens
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Rank: 19 About 60

Address: 1001 Longwood Rd, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Type: Parks and gardens


21 National Constitution Center
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Rank: 20 About 60

Address: 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Type: Museums


22 Bourse
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Rank: 21 About 60

The Bourse Building is the perfect place to pick up a variety of trinkets and souvenirs representing Philadelphia and its profound history including Liberty Bell souvenirs. The building, which today houses 24...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address:
Type: Stores and shopping malls


23 Founder's Hall
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Rank: 22 About 60

Founder’s Hall designed by the architect who later drew up the plans for the United States Capitol building’s domes is located on the 43-acre Girard College campus.  The Greek Revival architecture is prevalent in the style...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
Address:
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


24 Glamour Night
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Rank: 23 About 60

Dress in black tie or an evening gown for the opera, don a stylist hat for the horse races or save up for a tantalizing gourmet dinner at one of the finest restaurants in Philadelphia.Luxury sky boxes with private T.V. to watch the...

Reviewed by: LisaCapozzi
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Type: Nightlife

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