Things to do for Local Culture in Philadelphia

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    Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Ranked #2 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    96 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    This is hands down one of the countries best museums. They have art style and time period based rooms from all around the world. It takes more than a day ...

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    Spirit of Philadelphia

    Spirit of Philadelphia

    Ranked #42 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    11 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Bar, Cruise
    Popular withFamiliesNightlifeLuxury

    For decades, the Spirit of Philadelphia has provided a unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and incredible views on the Delaware River. Operating year round from Penn’s Landing, the Spirit ...

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    Rocky Statue

    Rocky Statue

    Ranked #19 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    23 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    I'm not a huge fan of the movie....I know I'm the minority. But, seeing the stairs and the statue was still really cool. Super glad we made that stop!

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    South Street

    South Street

    Ranked #9 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    55 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeArtsyFoodies

    South Street is a must see for tourists and locals it just has basically everything from shopping to restaurants to dive bars to art ect. Their is something for everyone.

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    Philadelphia City Hall

    Philadelphia City Hall

    Ranked #6 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    55 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, City Hall
    Popular withHistoryArtsyOutdoorsy

    Fantastic fountains for cooling off in the summer on the west side of City Hall. There is an outdoor café and plenty of seating, and vendors are often set up ...

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    Downtown Philadelphia

    Downtown Philadelphia

    Ranked #20 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    24 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Neighborhood
    Popular withArtsyFoodiesHistory

    Love my city

  • 7
    Old City Hall

    Old City Hall

    Ranked #24 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    20 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark, City Hall
    Popular withHistoryFamilies

    It gave me chills knowing that so many important meetings were held in this building. Definitely go check it out if you are in the area.

  • 8
    Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

    Ranked #1 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    133 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    To all my historians, this one is for you. So if you weren't aware, Philly was actually the original capital city of the U.S.A. Which means what? There's a wealth ...

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    Independence Hall

    Independence Hall

    Ranked #3 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    84 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Government Building, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesStudents

    Come early in the mornings to avoid the queues! Definitely worth visiting for American history fanatics

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    30th Street Station

    30th Street Station

    23 reviews
    Train Station, Transportation
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersAdventure

    Main Amtrak station in Philly. There are a lot of food options but other than McDonald’s nothing is open late into the evening. Long benches as seen in Trading Places ...

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