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Palestra, Philadelphia

Palestra - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
220 South 32nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19195Map
+1 215 898 6151
Neighborhood: University City

The Palestra is the basketball court housed on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. It opened in 1927 and has hosted more games, visiting teams, and NCAA tournaments than any other college facility in the country. It was the site of the first NCAA championship in 1939. It has a capacity of 8,722 and is a short walk from all the attractions of University City.

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