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Private Half Day Philadelphia Driving Tour
"Your private driving tour starts with a pickup from your hotel or any other location in the city. If you have half a day (either in 4 hours or 6 hours) you'll have time to see even more of the most iconic locations and local spots in the City of Brotherly Love - and the sights can either directed by you or by your guide. Your guide will spend some time understanding your interests what you want to see and will give recommendations for the tour. A half-day tour allows more opportunity for you to take full advantage of being on a driving tour. You'll visit all of the Must-See Spots as well as having time to explore even more famous sights and other neighborhoods - like driving through the colorful Italian Market getting out of the van to go into the Liberty Bell Exhibit
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Day Trip from New Haven CT to Philadelphia by Rail
"Philadelphia the City of Brotherly Love welcomes you on a special one-day visit. Depart on the early train from New Haven CT and in under 2 hours you'll be at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station just blocks away from some of the most iconic historic sites in America. Join a hop-on hop-off tour for access to many points of interest in and around the city. Visit Independence Hall
From $329.00
 
New York to Philadelphia Day Trip by Rail
"Philadelphia the City of Brotherly Love welcomes you on a special one-day visit. Depart on the early train from Pennsylvania Station New York and in under 2 hours you'll be at Philadelphia's 30th Street station just blocks away from some of the most iconic historic sites in America. Join a hop-on hop-off tour for access to many points of interest in and around the city. Visit Independence Hall Liberty Bell Carpenter House and other historic sites. Or visit some of the wonderful museums in the area including the new National Constitution Center and the new National Museum of American Jewish History. Some of the oldest churches and synagogues are in the historic area as wel
From $335.00

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The Liberty Bell Center

The Liberty Bell--symbol of America's freedom--resides at The Liberty Bell Center! You'll find video presentations and exhibits on the origin of the famous bell in a dozen languages here.Here are some...
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VeronicaG
Apr 04, 2011

Liberty Bell

On November 1, 1751, the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered a Bell to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges with the quotation "Proclaim Liberty throughout all...
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smschley
Apr 04, 2011

The Liberty Bell

All of my life I had wanted to see the Liberty Bell. I had always imagined it as being in its "natural" bell environment, but it is in fact encased in its very own, heavily protected federal building....
peach93
Feb 01, 2005

Liberty Bell

I think the Liberty Bell has finally found a permanent home at the Liberty Bell Center at Independence Mall. It has been moved around in a constant attempt to find the best place to display it and I...
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acemj
Jun 08, 2004

The Liberty Bell

OK OK OK ... Its just a bell. It's a famous bell, but it's just a bell with a crack in it. When the US declared independence from the British Empire, this is the bell that rang to proclaim the act....
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dlandt
Apr 05, 2007

Liberty Bell

We got off at Fifth Street(at north side) and entered at the Visitor Center (pic 1) first to get a map of the park (Independence Mall) and our (free) timed tickets for the Independence Hall later in...
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mindcrime
Oct 18, 2010

Let Freedom Ring

One of America's most famous, instantly recognized icons, this bell was cast in London in 1751. The inscription reads "Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the Land unto all the inhabitants thereof" (from...
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Tom_Fields
Aug 23, 2007

Liberty Bell and metal detectors...

The Liberty Bell is a famous symbol of America's freedom. The bell was first cracked when it was 1st struck in 1757. Although it was recast a few times, it cracked at a later date, there are many...
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kazander
Apr 11, 2005

The New Liberty Bell Center

The Liberty Bell's future home on 6th Street between Market and Chestnut Streets will provide visitors with a glorious view of Independence Hall. The thoughtful, angled placement of the Liberty Bell...
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bct341
Apr 04, 2011

Liberty Bell

An international icon and one of the most venerated objects in the park, the Liberty Bell became a symbol of liberty because of its association with various struggles for freedom and not solely...
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bct341
May 05, 2003

The chime that changed America

The Liberty Bell was originally purchased from London and hung in the State House (now Independence Hall) steeple. It wasn't long before a crack formed on the bell causing it to be melted and recast...
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BorneoGrrl
Nov 23, 2007

A Crackin' Good Bell

Here it is, the world famous Liberty Bell. What most everyone who comes to Philadelphia wants to see. Thing is, it hasn't always been called the Liberty Bell. Its original name was the State House...
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spgood301
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Liberty Bell

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Congress Hall

Constructed in 1787 - 1789 as the Philadelphia County Court House, this building served as the meeting place of the U. S. Congress from 1790 - 1800. The House of Representatives met on the main floor,...
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Second Bank of the US

Early in the history of our country, the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, determined that the United States would have a sound national currency. Philadelphia soon became a major...
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National Liberty Museum

This is the only museum that I've ever visited which is devoted to the concept of human freedom. It's unique--NOT just another art museum. To some, it may seem rather preachy at times. But some of the...
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National Constitution Center

Located on the first floor of the National Constitution Center in the Richard and Helen DeVos Exhibition Hall is the permanent and main exhibit of "The Story of We the People." The hall is three...
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Penn's Landing

This is a must for any military history buff. A rare look and navel technology of the time between sail and modern fleets. Well maintained and not altered to suit tourist, as it should be. But no...
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Washington Square

Washington Square is one of the original five squares planned out by William Penn and his surveyor Thomas Holme in the plan for the city of Philadelphia in 1682. The square was first called Southeast...
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