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Traveler Rank: # 10 of 710 Philadelphia Things To Do | User Votes (1)
Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Animal Life, Educational, Sports and the Outdoors
Neighborhood: Old City
1 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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Established in the early 1800s, the Philadelphia Zoo is the oldest of its kind in America. Today it is home to nearly 2...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Old City
2 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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This meeting house of the Quakers has been in existence since 1693. Built on the land Philadelphia founder William Penn...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
Neighborhood: Old City
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Washington Square, originally known as Congo Square, is one of William Penn's original five city squares. In colonial...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Old City
4 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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In 1789, Library Hall became the first library which opened to the public, the predecessor to the Library of Congress....
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
Neighborhood: Old City
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Since 1979, the Horticultural Center has augmented the variety of its botanical life by collecting seeds from Asia,...
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Type: Photo Spots / Photography, Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries, Beaches/Bodies of Water
Neighborhood: Old City
6 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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Spanning four miles along the Schuylkill River from the Philadelphia Museum of Art to beautiful Falls Bridge, Kelly...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Old City
7 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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For a free and interesting diversion, witness the currency making process at the US Mint. The entire mechanized coinage...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other, Tours, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Old City
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New Hall Military Museum has two floors of exhibits commemorating the Army, Navy and Marines in early American history...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Old City
9 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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The original cemetary of Christ Church is the final resting place of the most famous member of the congegration,...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Old City
10 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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American schoolchildren have all heard the story: The first American flag was made by Betsy Ross. It's not true, but...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
Neighborhood: Old City
11 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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Located in Fairmount Park, Shofuzo is an authentic reproduction of a 17th-century, upper middle-class Japanese house...
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Type: Other
Neighborhood: Old City
12 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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After a long day of enjoying Philadelphia's public transportation, why not stop off at SEPTAs Transit Museum Store and...
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Type: Religious
Neighborhood: Old City
13 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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The Old First Reformed Church is one of the earliest German Reformed Churches in America. Established by Rev. George...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
Neighborhood: Old City
14 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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William Penn founded Philadelphia in 1682 as the capital of the Pennsylvania colony. Welcome Park was named after...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
Neighborhood: Old City
15 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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Though William Penn left the Anglican Church to become a Quaker, he practiced religious tolerance. The Anglicans built...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours
Neighborhood: Old City
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Part of the Independence Hall group of buildings, this was supposed to be the Philadelphia City Hall, but by the time...
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Type: Other, Arts & Museums
Neighborhood: Old City
17 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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The outside of the building indicates that patrons are in for a unique experience—and (thankfully) the inside lives up...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
Neighborhood: Old City
18 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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The 95 acres of Laurel Hill became the final resting place for many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence...
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Type: Attractions & Landmarks
Neighborhood: Old City
19 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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Situated on a meadow in Fairmount Park, its high copper dome is visible for miles. Built in 1875, Memorial Hall was...
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Type: Religious
Neighborhood: Old City
20 of 62 Philadelphia Things To Do
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Old St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church has a long history of devoted service to the city of Philadelphia. The Church...
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