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Address: Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone Number: 215-413-3713
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Description: Known as Philadelphia's liveliest and funkiest strip, the street has more...
Known as Philadelphia's liveliest and funkiest strip, the street has more than 300 stores and restaurants.
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Awesome place to visit anytime of year. I recently got to visit while a street fair was going on and most of South Street was closed to traffic and vendors took over. There's a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Dobbs Ferry, New York

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Delaware
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

South street is a great place to visit in Philly. Theres tons of restaurants, bars and shops. There is always a lot of people walking on south street and it is best to go during the warm seasons. If you go, be sure to go to Lorenzo & Sons Pizza...delish!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I Love South Street, I lived most of my life in Philly and I spent a lot of time in Center City. There is so many different things to do, see, buy, eat, whatever your mind can imagine is pretty much on South Street.... If someone doesn't like it there then they just don't fit in or they are very... More 

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Awesome place to visit anytime of year. I recently got to visit while a street fair was going on and most of South Street was closed to traffic and vendors took over. There's a great selection of grub and drinks to be had along the entire stretch of the street!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The view from South Philadelphia looking towards Center City is romantic. Romantic in the sense that Philadelphia loves to embrace its leaders and the view of William Penn's backside is inspiring. So droll is not really my style of writing. But in this case I'm semi-serious? I think looking North from South Street right at the intersection of Broad Street,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Grew up in the suburbs of Philly and enjoy coming back to visit the fam every chance I get. South Street used to be my old stomping grounds so it's very close to my heart. Philly is a very cool, down to earth, pulsing city chock-full of amazing places to eat. Upscale to cheap eats--Philly's got you covered. And don't... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If your local you don't go often.But its FUN when we go! Nice outdoor bar environment. That being said there is normally a curfew for teens and children during the summer hours. I suggest going at night that's when most go and its all about the atmosphere and South Street is bustling. Gift shops are small bars and small for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

There is just too much going on at south street for me to be specific. all types of cuisine and a great place to people watch. Neat vintage shops.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Not at all impressed with south street. We walked downwards from 22nd street and there is absolutely nothing to see until after 12th streets, even then the remaining street have nothing impressive or entertaining to offer. Perhaps the only good thing is Jim's cheese steaks.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

While South st has its charms, there are far better places to visit in the city. South st. mainly attracts kids and people from new jersey, both of which I tend to avoid.

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Ozark, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Walked down to South Street for Jim's Steaks and ended up walking around longer to see other places. It was packed on a Saturday night with fun nightlife. People were friendly (except at one pizza shop I don't even remember the name of that only serves cheese pizza) and atmosphere was good. We were there early to mid evening with... More 

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Address: Address: Philadelphia, PA 19147
Phone Number: 215-413-3713
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East

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