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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: Shopping, City walk sightseeing, 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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I lived in philly for my entire adult life therefore I can say this place is OVERRATED. Its filled with too much people. I think you'd be better off walking down to the street to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I lived in philly for my entire adult life therefore I can say this place is OVERRATED. Its filled with too much people. I think you'd be better off walking down to the street to spruce street harbor at pennslanding for a fun drinking day on hammocks above the water

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Hadn't been to South Street since 1990. Had heard all about the revitalization of Philly. Well no one mentioned that all the expansion/improments seem to be around the Penn campus. South Street was very rundown. Not all the fun stores, boutiques and eating establishments I had remembered. Defiitely not an area I will be returning to.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

South Street has always been that "party, eat, shop" street that everyone loves. I have been coming here for years (from NJ)! There is lots of places to eat- pizza, wings, bars, greek, asian, vegan, you name it! Want to do some shopping after eating? Clothes, smoke shops, sex shops, shoe shops! Want to get pierced/inked? Lots of tattoo shops!... More 

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I grew up in Philly but only get back there occassionally.. I will say that South Street is on of the better places to visit..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's only a few blocks long and is super loud, but it's so much fun. There's a ton of restaurants and fun shops and interesting people. it leads to Penn's landing and that's an adventure in and of itself.

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

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