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“Celebrate Philadelphia!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Penn's Landing

Penn's Landing
On the Delaware River from Market St. to Lombard St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center East)
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Ranked #92 of 281 attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Parks
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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.
Wallingford, Pennsylvania
1 review
“Celebrate Philadelphia!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

What a great job the city did on this 4th of July weekend celebration ! Such a variety of food, good music and entertainment. Something for people of Every age! First time for me and my friends going to the city for this kind of celebration and we plan on going back next year. Yea Philly!!!

Visited July 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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“OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Just a place to go once. Not much to do except if they are having events. Maybe that's the charm of it but I just don't get it.

Visited April 2013
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Pennsylvania
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Waterfront that leaves a lot to be desired”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

So many cities have transformed their waterfronts into people-friendly entertainment venues. This broad expanse of hot pavement, poor signage and limited entertainment selections leaves a lot to be desired.

We have tried several times to enjoy the space - riding the ferry over to the aquarium, going to see live entertainers, etc. but each time it is a hassle from beginning to end. Just getting off the expressway and finding a place to park is not for the faint of heart.

I would rather get in the car and drive to Baltimore where the waterfront is a pleasant, relaxing experience.

Visited September 2012
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NJ
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“Nice view of BF Bridge and working boats on the Delaware River”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

This is an outdoor concert venue in the warm weather; you can get a good view of the New Jersey riverfront across the Delaware, and of the Ben Franklin bridge. Often you can see large working vessels plying the river.

Visited May 2013
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“No Biggie”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I wish there was more to do here other then eat lunch. As compareed to the South Street Port in NYC this is very small.

Visited April 2013
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