Philadelphia is perhaps most famous for Independence Hall, where America’s Founding Fathers made history as they agreed the Declaration of Independence on 4th July, 1776. For a full history lesson, grab the PHLASH bus to tour the Independence National Historical Park, which stretches from 2nd to 7th Street.

    Philadelphia is also the home of gastronomical inventions such as the cheesesteak, hoagie, and soft pretzel. For an authentic taste, try one of the city’s famous markets such as the Reading Terminal Market, where over 100 traders offer tantalizing treats. For a more European influence, try the Italian Market on 9th Street.

    Where to shop & what to buy in Philadelphia

    • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Philadelphia

      Philadelphia is home to all sorts of shopping opportunities, whether you're looking for the latest trends, stunning discounts, or the classic mall experience. This massive city caters to all crowds and even provides international items, especially around the local Italian markets. You'll find high-end boutiques and affordable budget-friendly outlets, so it's just a matter of which shops you...

    Where to go & what to do at night in Philadelphia

    • 10 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Philadelphia

      The fun doesn't end in Philadelphia when the sun goes down as numerous dance clubs, bars, and night markets open up. Bars can be found throughout the city, and most of them host live music of varying kinds featuring local artists and touring acts. You'll even find a bar that's made of ice. Of course, tranquil parks and bustling marketplaces...

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