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Independence National Historical Park

Address: 143 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
Phone Number: 215 965 2305
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Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia
91%
Ranked #9 of 253 Attractions in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, National Parks, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is...
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Type: Historic Sites, Historic Walking Areas, National Parks, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Owner description: One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home to the Liberty Bell, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Independence Hall.
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Harrisburg
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

a very small, reasonably well maintained park with nice trees and , of course, Independence Hall (which is another review). Cool neighborhood on 3 sides, but the fourth side is drab and dirty.

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Buffalo, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

It was cool to read all the outdoor signs and learn about the area. I liked being able to see the foundation of Washington's original house, too, that was cool how they had it preserved.

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Spring, Texas
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28 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

It's the Liberty Bell, a broken promise that turned into a successful tourist attraction. A fantastic story of how to make lemonade from rotten lemons. However, it still represents a great moment in American History and I loved being able to get so close to it. As a kid I remember being allowed to touch it during a school trip.

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Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

As is the case with all National Parks in the USA this one was worth visiting.The National Park centre across the road from the Liberty bell is very well set up eith helpful staff.Would advise getting there early though to avoid long ques and allow time for security check.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

this place provides alot of of intel on how america was formed and alot of historic sites that are quite immaculate. all these sites are within walking distance and definitely worth it. plus great restaurants at great prices. will be back!

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NY
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68 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Liberty Bell sits in its shrine like the monument to freedom that it is. The attractive presentation tells much about the history and the famous people who have come to pay their respects. Especially in these trying times, it is an inspiring sight.

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New York City
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

certainly worth the visit but the tour by the park ranger was pretty average and the room we sat in for the "welcome" was old and worn and not in a really charming way. the NPS could def do some updating... after going to the liberty bell and constitution center this was very simple. considering how special the place/building is... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

in the heart of the historical philly is the bell that started it all. there's a ton of information on the importance of the bell that is both entertaining and instructive.

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This exhibit contained more than the Liberty bell. There was some fascinating information not only of its creation, but how it has been used don the centuries. Worth a visit - and its free!

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

As a tourist this is an excellent place to make sure you visit! Housing the liberty bell it is part of what I would say is Phillys heart!

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