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  • 51. Edgar Allen Poe

    Edgar Allen Poe, probably America's most influential author, lived in this building during one of the most productive years of his career. Unfortunately, like most of his life, he was extremely mobile...

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  • 52. University

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the superior educational institutions in the United States, the University of Pennsylvania would well be worthy of a few hours of your time. Famous for its Wharton Business School (considered...

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  • 53. Morris Arboretum & Gardens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is quite a big area for walking (92 acre), full of gardens and parks with fountains,that is located between suburban and the city center. The...

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  • 54. Bartram Gardens

    4 out of 5 stars

    Philadelphia can claim many of the "oldest" for America. One such claim is for Bartram's Garden as the oldest botanical garden in America. It's a bit out of the way, certainly not walkable from Center...

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  • 55. Congress Hall

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Congress Hall sits right next door to Independence hall. When Philadelphia was the capital of the United States from 1790-1800 Congress occupied Congress Hall, The building has been restored to the...

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  • 56. First Bank of the US

    Authorized and built in the 1790s amid considerable controversy by the Federalist-controlled Congress, this Greek Revival building is now only a proud front in an otherwise overlooked corner of the...

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  • 57. Quaker Meeting House

    Not a gem really in its own right, this corner building is more a visitor center than anything else. A single "Colonial" in period dress generally sits at the table, answering visitor questions and...

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  • 58. Philadelphia Exchange Building

    The Merchant Exchange was created when a group of successful merchants decided that they needed to create a center for business. There had been an economic boon in 1831, so these movers and shakers of...

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  • 59. Pennypack Park

    Pennypack Park is a large leafy park that takes up a large portion of Northeast Philadelphia. Here you will find miles of trails for everyone from the casual stroller to the skilled biker or hiker....

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  • 60. Japanese House and Garden

    Oh, this place is fantastic! You are given paper slippers when entering. If you have the time, just come with a sketchbook and a friend and hang out by the pond, drawing the landscape. It is so...

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