Philadelphia

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A vibrant and culturally diverse city

Philadelphia lived for long in Big Apple’s overwhelming shadow, but recently, it begun showing its true heart, gaining popularity as a travel destination. It’s here where the roots of the American Independence began, and you’ll see traces of this glorious past in Philadelphia’s oldest historic quarter, the Old City. Add to your Philadelphia travel guide the Center City (West and East) as well, with their Chinatown, Washington Square West, the gay-friendly Gayborhood, art museum district, Rittenhouse Square, and the shopping and dining opportunities on Chestnut and Walnut Streets.

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Top Highlights in Philadelphia

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Christ Church Burial Ground
Attraction
4.0
Visit the graves of Benjamin Franklin
City Hall
Attraction
4.0
The largest municipal building in the USA
Declaration (Graff) House
Attraction
4.0
Where Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence
Edgar Allan Poe National Historical Site
Attraction
4.6
See where Poe wrote some of his greatest tales
Emergence of a Modern Metropolis Walking Tour
Attraction
4.0
Explore the architecture and urban design of Philadelphia
Gloria Dei Church
Attraction
4.0
Oldest church in Pennsylvania
Independence Hall
Attraction
4.0
Birthplace of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Museum
4.7
Introduction to provocative contemporary artistic trends
Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
Attraction
4.0
The oldest property continuously owned by African-Americans
Mummers Museum
Museum
4.7
Exhibiting the costumes and joy of the Mummers Parade
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Museum
4.8
America's first art museum and school of fine arts
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