Things to do for Local Culture in Philadelphia

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    Italian Market

    Italian Market

    Ranked #12 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    33 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Flea Market, Market, Neighborhood
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesAdventure

    Good ole fashion outdoor shopping and tons of stores with everything from old school butchers to places for bike riding hipsters to get their bikes fixed

  • 2
    Downtown Philadelphia

    Downtown Philadelphia

    Ranked #21 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    22 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withArtsyFoodiesHistory

    Very beautiful architecture and nice to stroll around.

  • 3
    Liberty Bell

    Liberty Bell

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

    This icon is a must for any trip to Philadelphia. The whole experience must include this as well as the other historical places in this city.

  • 4
    Philadelphia Museum of Art

    Philadelphia Museum of Art

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

    Friday night "after 5" is great. Music, art, food and in fair weather a great view from the portico. Either over the "Rocky" steps towards city hall or in the ...

  • 5
    Independence Hall

    Independence Hall

    Ranked #3 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    83 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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    Love Park

    Love Park

    Ranked #4 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    75 reviews
    Outdoors, Park, Popular
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesAdventure

    This is nothing but a selfie spot or place that u take a pic. then that is it, get out of there as fast as possible, Cuz it is one ...

  • 7
    Franklin Institute

    Franklin Institute

    Ranked #5 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    53 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum, Science Museum, Historic Site
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryStudents

    The Franklin Institute is a wonderful science museum for people of all ages. Luckily, I was able to go with my friends while the Mirror Maze exhibit was still open. ...

  • 8
    Philadelphia City Hall

    Philadelphia City Hall

    Ranked #6 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    52 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 ...

  • 9
    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Ranked #7 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    51 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryAdventureBackpackers

    Very interesting historical site to visit. A former prison which was operational from 1879-1971. You can learn more about the theories of separate incarceration and about the criminal justice system. ...

  • 10
    Rittenhouse Square

    Rittenhouse Square

    Ranked #8 overall in Philadelphia things to do
    48 reviews
    Outdoors, Park, Plaza
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesGreen

    My family and I grabbed some breakfast at le bus and stopped in here for breakfast. Nice little green space surrounded by good shopping. Some of the stores around the ...

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