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Philadelphia Historical Independence Walking Tour
"Are you tired of going on tours in which the guide knows less than you do? The guides for Bow Tie Tours are teachers not actors or college students who have studied a cram sheet and they are well-trained in providing people information in an interesting and entertaining manner whether you are a parent with young children or a college professor looking to gain insight into the historical activities of Philadelphia. Join us as we see Independence Hall Declaration House Franklin Court the Betsy Ross House
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Double-Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia
"Board the open-top double-decker bus at any of the 27 stops covering 16 miles of Philadelphia. Ride the full 1.5-hour loop with live commentary on board and enjoy access to 100 of the city's most popular attractions and landmarks. Hop on and off as you please!Travel at your leisure with this valuable today and tomorrow pass that allows to explore with added value of transportation throughout Downtown"""This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour lets you experience the rich history and legendary sights of Philadelphia with ease. Take advantage of this 2 day pass that allows you to explore Philadelphia with the added value of transportatation. Expert local gui including the Liberty Bell Independence Hall and the US Mint. Aboard the double-decker bus
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Small-Group Tour of Philadelphia's Center City
"Meet your guide at City Hall the cultural and geographic heart of central Philadelphia and begin your holiday walking tour of downtown also known as Center City.At nearby Dilworth Park watch ice skaters glide against the backdrop of City Hall before continuing on to the Reading Terminal a US National Historic Landmark. Downstairs explore the dynamic Reading Terminal Market
From $39.00

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ChinaTown

Philadelphia Chinatown is a great place to go because it has over fifty different restaurants! I like to often go there with my friends for dinner. Many different types of Chinese food are offered,...
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Independence - Carpenter's Hall

The place where the Declaration of Independence was signed and the main attraction of the Independence National Park. This was the Pennsylvania statehouse and also housed the Continental Congress...
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Philadelphia Museum of Art

Getting to appreciate art by what Id been seeing and experiencing in Europe it was great to visit here to see another Van Gogh ('Sunflowers' home is here!), Degas, Monet and Rodin amongst other...
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City Hall

The centre of town is dominated by this huge building, that really impressed me. I'm not able to write about it, but I dare to transcribe visitphilly: Overview City Hall is the largest municipal...
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Liberty Bell

One of my main goals when visiting the Old Town area was to see the Liberty Bell. I can recall, when I was very young, reading about the Liberty Bell and how teachers stress the meaning of Liberty and...
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Reading Terminal Market

The Reading Terminal Market opened in 1892. The street-​level Market reverberated with the sound of trains rumbling overhead. The stalls were laid out in a grid pattern with twelve aisles...
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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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Elfreth's Alley

The oldest residential street in America; dating back to the 1700's. Charming row houses have a cell phone tour. Museum on row does a :20 walking tour. We saw historic figures walk through in costume....
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Betsy Ross House

The Betsy Ross House is a landmark in Philadelphia and the site where the seamstress and flag-maker Betsy Ross lived when she sewed the first American Flag from around 1752 to 1836. The origins of...
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Christ Church

Ben Franklin's Grave is located in the Christ Church cemetery, one of Philadelphia's earliest cemeteries dating from 1719. In addition to Franklin, four other signers of the declaration of...
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Boathouse Row

Boathouse Row is a historic site consisting of a row of 15 boathouses housing social and rowing clubs and their racing shells. Each of the boathouses has its own history, and all have addresses on...
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Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is one of the five original open-space parks planned by William Penn and his surveyor Thomas Holme in 1683. It is considered one of the finest urban public spaces in the United...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Yes, we walked to the top of the Franklin Bridge for beautiful views of Philadelphia. The bridge was created in 1919, renamed the Franklin in 1955 and celebrated its 75th birthday in 2001. We walked...
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South Street

Parked at New Market Garage around the corner from Cafe Nola on a Saturday night, after I had a wonderful meal (I highly recommend Cafe Nola, the food and the staff were great!) I proceeded to take a...
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