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Ranked #61 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Convention Centers; Other
Owner description: This $522 million convention center has 440,000 square feet of exhibit space. Its draw, however, is more than its function;... more » Owner description: This $522 million convention center has 440,000 square feet of exhibit space. Its draw, however, is more than its function; elegant on the outside and, in the inside, marvelously adorned with works by 52 artists, a flying design of steel and aluminum tubes spanning 70,000 square feet, a façade of the old Reading Railroad terminal and a 37 foot rotating electric guitar. « less
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Ranked #62 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
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Ranked #63 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Franklin Square is one of Philadelphia’s five original squares. The centerpiece is a fountain built in 1838 and fully... more » Owner description: Franklin Square is one of Philadelphia’s five original squares. The centerpiece is a fountain built in 1838 and fully restored in 2006. There's a carousel, mini golf and playground to entertain the young and the young at heart. « less
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Ranked #64 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; History Museums; Landmarks
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Ranked #65 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Riverside neighborhood with many shops and boutiques.
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Ranked #66 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1770 and used by a variety of political groups, Carpenter Hall was used as a hospital and arsenal during the... more » Owner description: Built in 1770 and used by a variety of political groups, Carpenter Hall was used as a hospital and arsenal during the Revolutionary War. « less
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$25* and up
Ranked #67 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Historic Sites; Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: You can find the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier here. This too, in colonial times, was where enslaved Africans were once held... more » Owner description: You can find the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier here. This too, in colonial times, was where enslaved Africans were once held before being sold, and it has also served as a burial ground for white and black victims of the 1793 yellow fever epidemic. « less
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$17* and up
Ranked #68 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #69 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Theaters; Other
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$50* and up
Ranked #70 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

Betsy Ross is an iconic figure in American history, but her story is less clear than that often taught in school.  It is known that she ran an upholstery shop with one of her... more »

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Ranked #71 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The simple home where Edgar Allen Poe lived and wrote. Among other stories, Poe wrote The Tell-Tale Heart here.
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Ranked #72 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Bridges; Landmarks
Owner description: The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single... more » Owner description: The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow. « less
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Ranked #73 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
A statue of Joan of Arc riding a horse.
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Ranked #74 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
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Ranked #75 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #76 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Jackie Robinson. Jim Henson. Malala Yousafzai. These are just a few of the heroes of liberty that will greet you as you walk... more » Owner description: Jackie Robinson. Jim Henson. Malala Yousafzai. These are just a few of the heroes of liberty that will greet you as you walk through the National Liberty Museum's front steps. Located in the heart of Historic Philadelphia, the National Liberty Museum brings liberty to life by fostering strong character and civic engagement. Enter the brand new Welcome Gallery, free to the public, and touch an exact replica of the Liberty Bell. Cast your vote on who the next hero of liberty should be, and take a quiz on the gallery's interactive iPad exhibit to find out "what kind of hero are you?" Next take an inspirational walk through freedom, interacting with heroes and artwork from around the world; look inside Nelson Mandela's jail cell; gaze at the museum's extensive collection of glass art; honor the heroes of 9/11. With its unique combination of personal and peer experiences, entertainment and adventure, and intrigue and inspiration, the National Liberty Museum allows us all to explore liberty and discover our inner hero. Open 10am to 5pm, 7 days a week. « less
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Ranked #77 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
The first hospital in the colonies happens to be a well-designed one.
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Ranked #78 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
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Ranked #79 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Neighborhoods; Flea/ Street Markets; Cultural
A colorful outdoor market specializing in Italian foodstuffs.
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Ranked #80 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Architectural Buildings; Specialty Museums; Cultural
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$70* and up
Ranked #81 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks
A treasure of a red-brick neighborhood.
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Ranked #82 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
A ten-block section of Chestnut Street has been closed to traffic and is a pedestrian shopping walkway.
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Ranked #83 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
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Ranked #84 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
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$39* and up
Ranked #85 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #86 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Parks; Outdoors
Owner description: Penn’s Landing, the waterfront site where William Penn docked, is now the great gathering place for outdoor events,... more » Owner description: Penn’s Landing, the waterfront site where William Penn docked, is now the great gathering place for outdoor events, especially in warmer weather. A variety of concerts, presentations and athletic events celebrate this waterfront area where history mingles with present-day pursuits. « less
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Ranked #87 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
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Ranked #88 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Theaters; Other
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Ranked #89 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Cemeteries; Cultural
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Ranked #90 of 262 attractions in Philadelphia
Category: Ships; Specialty Museums; Cultural
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