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Philips Arena

Address: 1 Philips Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30303-2723 (Downtown)
Phone Number: (404) 878-3000
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Ranked #20 of 143 Attractions in Atlanta
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Theaters & Stadiums
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Owner description: Philips Arena, named for founding partner Philips Electronics and home of the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers, NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and WNBA's Atlanta Dream, has hosted many top tours and events including: U2, Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Kenny Chesney, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Disney On Ice, Harlem Globetrotters, Sesame Street Live and so many more!

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North Carolina
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84 reviews 84 reviews
17 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Location location location! Great for a concert, average food, pricey food as expected, good flow of traffic. Super long restroom lines.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Just went to see Frozen on Ice - by Disney at Philips. Great venue --- kids loved it. Like most places - the food prices are a bit high - but not as bad as sports venues. Seating was awesome - nice views. Thanks!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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165 reviews 165 reviews
39 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

First, they had thousands of people in lines at all doors, which they didn't open until 7:30 for some reason. Ridiculous! The place is in the middle of the city so to see a show and go would be a pain in the a--. We usually stay overnight for Atlanta shows and we did this time. The arena is setup... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Marta stops at Philips arena. If you want to be close to the ring the best seats for WWE are in Sections 2 and 4 on the floor.

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LaFayette, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We all know traveling downtown Atlanta a person needs to have patience. The location and everyone from traffic cops to vendors we very nice. The show was great and the process to get in with security was the usual and getting out was much better than it has in the past. I enjoyed going to the arena with my daughter... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This year's conference was the best through-out all the years I have attended Woman Thou Art Loosed. On Friday evening I attended A Time To Laugh comedy show and I had a blast LOLL!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I am a 90% combat wounded disabled veteran wearing two knee braces. I went to the arena for the Woman Thou Art Loosed Conference. There was special seating for those in wheel chairs, and disabled. The Philips Arena employee was extremely rude. I told him i could not climb stairs due to being a disabled veteran (i didnt want to... More

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Southeast USA
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a large arena with good views from almost all angles. They do seem to try to keep it very clean; there were three consecutive shows the day we went, and lots of workers were hurriedly cleaning as we left the arena between shows. The seating is very tight - I'd estimate the seats are no more than 15... More

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Sylacauga, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Group of 4 went to see Disney on Ice, Frozen. Had a great time. Clean, easy to locate areas and staff friendly and helpful.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Was here for Garth Brooks concert! Very large arena. Plenty of choices for eats and drinks. Clean and multiple restrooms throughout. Sat in section 313, great view of stage. Steps are short and steep but not too bad. Parking was pretty good considering there was another concert going on at Centennial Park. Local PD was helpful with directing traffic before... More

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