Landmarks in Philadelphia

As the cradle of the American Revolution, Philadelphia has many sites and tours dedicated to life and government in the colonies, most of which are concentrated in the Old City and Society Hill neighborhoods. Ride a horse and buggy through the cobblestone streets, take a look at Ben Franklin's print shop, or tour the building where the Constitution was drafted. Philadelphia also has plenty of landmarks outside of these districts, including numerous sculptures and scenic areas.

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Independence National Historical Park

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145 S 3rd St
One North Independence Mall West

Historic site known as the birthplace of America...
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City Hall

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Broad & Market Sts
Broad and Market Sts

Home of Philadelphia government and statue of William Penn... read more

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Boathouse Row

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Kelly Drive
East Fairmount Park

Illuminated boathouses lining the Schuylkill River... read more

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Logan Circle

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Benjamin Franklin Pkwy at 19th St

Fountain on Ben Franklin Parkway... read more

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Valley Forge National Historic Park

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P.O. Box 953

Scenic historic site and great place to bike or picnic... read more

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Independence Hall

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500 Chestnut Street
(between 5th & 6th Streets)

Tour this historic building where the Constitution was drafted... read more

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Liberty Bell

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500 Market Street
(corner Fifth and Sixth streets)

Renowned American icon... read more

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Edgar Allan Poe House

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532 North 7th St
Near Spring Garden St

Poe's 1840s home... read more

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Betsy Ross House

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239 Arch St

Home of the first Old Glory... read more

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6401 Germantown Ave

Stately home in historical battle site... read more


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2nd Street
(between Pine & South Streets)

Oldest firehouse in the US... read more

Polish American Cultural Center

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308 Walnut Street

Exhibits paying tribute to Polish achievements...
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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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Washington Square
(Bounded by Sixth, Seventh, Walnut and South Seventh streets)

Revolutionary War monument... read more

Pennsylvania Hospital

U.S. Mint

Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Chestnut Hill Historical Society

8708 Germantown Ave

Genealogy and reference... read more

Thomas Mill Bridge

Wissahickon Valley
Fairmount Park

Unique covered bridge... read more

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

301 Pine Street

Th history of Polish-born patriot... read more

Fort Mifflin

Fort Mifflin Rd

U.S. fort from the 1770s to the 1950s... read more
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