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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone Number: 215-790-5800
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beautiful facility and world class music

Talented musicians and stunning architecture. an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys classical music.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Talented musicians and stunning architecture. an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys classical music.

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south jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Its like being inside a piece of furniture. I love going there for any performance...The Theatre is very convenient to public transportation as well.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The Kimmel Center is a sight to behold. There are two areas to it. If you visit on a non-performance day you might be fortunate enough to have someone give you a tour for free.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I don't know why it took me so long to realise but there are regular free tours given by volunteers at the Kimmel Center for Performing arts. We were taken on a 1+ hour tour of the building and given some history and information about the building of the home of the Philadelphia Orchestra (and other associated music groups of... More 

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Barnegat, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great views from everywhere, warm and wonderful environment, the Philadelphia Orchestra is just PERFECT.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

lovely spot, great acoustics, gifted musicians. Had a bite to eat before the show, Wish the entrance had been salted and cleared of ice the night we came. It was treacherous!

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Old Tappan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Saw the new opera "Oscar" here. We chose less expensive side seats in the orchestra but had no problem seeing or hearing. This is a very old theater that's well maintained.

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Columbia,SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Attended the orchestra at Verizon Hall while visiting. Easy to get to if staying downtown - walked from my hotel. Building is clean and architecturally beautiful. Acoustics were superb and the performance was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

BEST show. Riveting. State of the art with great humor. Most of the acts - I just can't figure out how they did it. Don't miss this!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Wow! The Kimmel Center is just beautiful! We saw the Illusionist show which was amazing! Our seats were way up the 4th floor yet we could here and see everything! The acts were amazing!

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