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Chestnut Street

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6th to 16th Streets, Philadelphia, PA
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Shopping street

This is the shopping street with many boutiques, outlets such as GAP and banana republic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Grace T
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Walk from Historic "Olde" City to modern shopping and restaurants

Starting at Independence Hall and Liberty Bell this walk will take you from historic and museum... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
Boca Raton, Florida
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A ten-block section of Chestnut Street has been closed to traffic and is a pedestrian shopping walkway.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good42%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“center city” (5 reviews)
“old city” (4 reviews)
“stores” (6 reviews)
6th to 16th Streets, Philadelphia, PA
University City
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the shopping street with many boutiques, outlets such as GAP and banana republic, restaurants and others . This is a busy street full of people.

Thank Grace T
Reviewed July 18, 2017

Starting at Independence Hall and Liberty Bell this walk will take you from historic and museum center passed interesting buildings and restaurants which appear more modern as you cross Broad Street (14th). Good shopping in area including Liberty Place at 16th street Walk one block...More

Thank reelwise
Reviewed July 13, 2017

One of Philadelphia's most elegant streets. Some very grand buildings along here. Right in the middle of Center City, shopping and strolling, plus some fancy restaurants.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

A nice and popular (for Philly standards) street with history, shopping, restaurants, and more. For travelers, this should and will be one of your popular walks while visiting Philadelphia.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Chestnut Street was filled with charm from the old buildings to the many stores. We stayed at the Ronald McDonald House on Chestnut Street which was an amazing place on it's own. The history this street could tell.

Thank smsramsey
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

There are places to stop along the way. There are restaurants and shopping. Places to stop and take pictures.

1  Thank Autumn M
Reviewed December 23, 2016

Wondering the chestnut street gives one the advantage of shopping sightseeing some places to stay every day and all weather any season it is one of the most interesting streets in philly!!!!!!!! see you on the chestnut for a fun time!!!!!!

1  Thank thomas p
Reviewed November 28, 2016

This street is like an open mall. All major stores and department stores are here. It is safe and festive.

1  Thank RLF724
Reviewed September 20, 2016

We walked down here as we too a stroll through the historic district. the place is full of character and a good photo opportunity. it's not too far from Independence hall and the Liberty Bell ctr so easy to fit into a stroll if you...More

1  Thank MikesTrips01
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Chestnut St and Walnut St in Center City are very much the happening part of Philly, though the greatness has also spread to South of Broad (midtown) now. Great food at all price points, fun bars and excellent shopping. Totally safe walking, even for single...More

2  Thank jeanneinnj
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Sara L
September 11, 2017|
Response from reelwise | Reviewed this property |
There are several " bar-restaurants" that serve food until closing. Traditional restaurants in the area close the kitchens at 10pm.
March 28, 2015|
Response from rockbritt |
?question can you guys let me know how long would it take for you to get back with me