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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Market
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“So many options at you fingertips, this is a must visit famous location. My favorite spots include Beilers doughnuts, Dutch eating spot, the candy shops and the pretzel spot! ”
  • 311 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Historic Site
“Visit the most historic place in US: Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed at Independence Hall. ”
  • 188 locals recommend
  • 5 Experiences
Plaza
“Lots of shops and restaurants sights to see on your walk there and Rittenhouse park ”
  • 215 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Historic Site
“Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It first opened in 1753. It is now the centerpiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.”
  • 195 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Art Museum
“The Barnes’ permanent collection, featuring 181 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes and 59 Matisses, along with works by Manet, Degas, Seurat, Prendergrast, Titian and Picasso — one of the world’s largest collections of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings and African sculpture.”
  • 251 locals recommend
Science Museum
“A science museum for people of all ages with a focus primarily on children and teenagers.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“The Magic Gardens spans three city lots, and includes indoor galleries and a large outdoor labyrinth. It is a giant piece of art you can walk through and explore nooks & crannies. It is whimsical & facinating. To date, it is the largest work created by mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar. They host fun events, DIY art nights, live music & BYOB. Check the website calender for more information. ”
  • 143 locals recommend
College History Building
“The Mütter Museum is a medical museum located in the Center City area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It contains a collection of anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical equipment. The museum is part of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia”
  • 153 locals recommend
Park
“Grab a beer and a sandwich and swing on a hammock along the Delaware River! Awesome views of the Ben Franklin Bridge!”
  • 153 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
City Hall
“Get tickets for a quick trip up to the top of City Hall’s observation deck! ”
  • 130 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
French Restaurant
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“Traditional bistro fare is served in a bustling setting that reminds of belle epoque Paris.”
  • 105 locals recommend
Park
“ The new trails and walkways are friendly for bikes and pedestrians and take you right along the river ”
  • 132 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Sandwich Place
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“This is my favorite place to get a cheesesteak. Yes you can go to Pats and Genos, but this is a gem most don’t know about. They only accept cash ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“South Broad Street’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts regularly features free concerts showcasing genres as diverse as modern jazz and Latin salsa. It also offers family fun days plus workshops, plays and concerts for kids.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The repository of the largest collection of works by Auguste Rodin outside of Paris features treasures such as The Gates of Hell and a bronze caste of The Thinker.”
  • 79 locals recommend
History Museum
“The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia brings together people of all ages and perspectives, across America and around the world, to learn about, debate, and celebrate the greatest vision of human freedom in history, the U.S. Constitution. A private, nonprofit organization, the Center serves as America’s leading platform for constitutional education and debate, fulfilling its congressional charter “to disseminate information about the U.S. Constitution on a nonpartisan basis.””
  • 55 locals recommend