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Macy's Philadelphia

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Retail shopping in old fashioned elegance, Macy's towering ceilings and century-old architecture is a must-see. Concerts on the St. Louis World's Fair Pipe Organ are performed twice daily.
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1300 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3742
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best time to visit Macy’s in Philly is during the holiday season to see the decorations, light show, and Charles Dickens walk-through. Also great sales store wide. Macy’s has everything, I could spend hours in here, and not to mention, great location!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A big "hooray" for Macy's for continuing the Christmas tradition begun decades ago. The light show and Dickens' Christmas Village were wonderful and the kids loved Santa. What a great way to start the holidays. Thanks Macy's!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remember going to Wanamaker when I was little to see the light show and walk through the Dickens village. It is great that it is still up and running thanks to Macy's. If you are in Philadelphia during the holidays you must stop in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank bigguns182
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year that we can we head to Macy's for the Christmas Light Show and A Christmas Carol. Even though we have seen changes, it still delights us just as much. The light show had an extra bonus this year ! The organist played the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Nprus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The light display does not include the organ playing. Gets a little crowded for the showing. Be sure to visit the 3rd floor, go through the ornaments and visit the Dickens Village located on the 3rd of Macy's. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank IslandGirlTraveler
Reviewed October 13, 2018

The elegant façade of the building is a clue to what lies within. The interior is very beautiful and the gold organ can be best viewed from the second floor. Don't miss" the Eagle" a large sculpture which is a favourite meeting place for Philadelphians

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Scottymay
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Steve, our tour guide, gave a great tour of the behind the scenes Wanamaker (now Macy's) department store. His knowledge and personal experiences really added interest to the tour. We stayed for the mid-day organ recital, and even did a little discounted shopping. I can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Loyal H
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This is not just a department store. It is a historical location. The architecture is beautiful and you must see the huge pipe organ in the center. The Christmas light show is wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Cosmopolitan76064
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a MUST if your ever in Philadelphia. The cost is only $12 per person but boy is it very interesting especially when the tour guide takes you to see a Tiffany window that would cost well over $1,000,000 now. But the icing on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Westononthemove
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

I went to Macy’s with my sister who was looking for sneakers. We fought great deal on sandals that we paid more than double a couple months ago. I did not plan on buying ANYTHING!! they had such a great sale I got an awesome...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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