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“Wonderful to see at night”
Review of Boathouse Row

Boathouse Row
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$32.00*
and up
City Sightseeing Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #40 of 443 things to do in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The best walking and biking route in the city is along the Schuylkill River. The cluster of 15 rowing clubs host a variety of rowing and running events each year.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Wonderful to see at night”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

I love this landmark of the city and always enjoy the view as I past it from the expressway. It is great to visit in the spring or whenever the scullers are out and practicing. If you haven't been around to check out a race it is worth the effort.

Visited December 2012
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Key West, Florida
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92 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
“Beautiful walk”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

This place is not your average row of houses. It is a college-student mecca. You will see students rowing, practicing, racing, running, and just hanging out. Walking behind the Museum of Art you overlook boathouse row beside the river. It is something to see even if you can't go inside any of the 'houses' you can get the feel of collegiate skull racing.

Visited March 2013
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Zagreb, Croatia
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491 reviews
459 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
“Really nice”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

It's really nice to walk by and I think it's pretty special because I didn't see anything like this in other cities :)

Visited November 2012
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Gloucester City, New Jersey
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98 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Free, pretty stroll”
Reviewed March 5, 2013

It's not awesome, but as part of Fairmount Park it's a nice stroll/bike ride. Nothing particularly exceptional, but it's free.

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Drums, pa
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“great bike ride & dinner”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

What a beautiful place to ride your bike. Then clean up and go to the Waterworks for dinner. It is top shelf with a killer view when the boathouse lights come on.

Visited May 2012
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