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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
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Ranked #10 of 550 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic walking areas, Historic sites, 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 walking areas, Historic sites, 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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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

There is always a line to see the bell but there is plenty to see and the history is interesting. Even if you only have a spare 5 mins, stop in and have a look, its free anyways.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Good to go early so one does not have to wait in line so long to view the Liberty Bell. Also, the park ranger gives a good lecture but you should go on line to secure a time. Extremely interesting for everyone (including children).

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King George, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visitor center located in downtown Philadelphia between 5th and 6th St. The visitor center is adjacent the Liberty Bell and a block from Independence Hall. Parking garage is located below the visitor center and accessible from either side. Nice exhibits, book store, movie, restrooms, and a very small snack bar. A food court is a block away in the Bourse.

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philadelphia, pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Liberty Bell is a "Must See" when visiting Philadelphia. The Park Rangers are very informative, and can answer all of your questions. Be sure to head over to Independence Hall when your finished.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The scenery was beautiful. So much to see and do around the historic areas. It was cold out but it was fun to see the rich history of Philadelphia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The area offers a diverse array of attractions from the historic buildings of Independence Park to nearby museums such as the National Constitution Center and National Museum of Jewish American History to Franklin Square Park, which is great with its mini-carnival style set-up. All these areas are very walkable and well connected to other interesting areas in Center City Philly... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I haden't visited Philly in 30 years and was not prepared for the changes. It is a great place to visit. This was my first urban historical park and we had a wonderful time. Everything is located in a compact area with plenty of food establishments along the way.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A good place to learn about the history of the beginning of our nation. The Park Rangers are very knowledgeable

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Some of the buildings you could self tour and others you had to wait for the guide. There is so much history here. I think the one thing that stuck with me was walking up and down the stairs that George Washington used in the Senate/House building.....I was walking up and down the very same, well worn, steps.

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Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Wow, last time I saw this bell you could touch it and even sit on it... That gives you an idea of how long ago my last visit was:-) Be prepared for long lines through this Hall but as you move throughout you are presented with lots of information and literature on the design, origin and historical significance of the... More 

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