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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Philadelphia

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Historical Places in Philadelphia

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    At Valley Forge National Historical Park, see the place where George Washington's army set up a military camp to fight the Revolutionary War
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    Independence Hall , Philadelphia
    The birthplace of America, Independence Hall is the centerpiece of the national historical park located in the oldest part of the city. Known
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    Spread across 20 city blocks in the city's historic district, Independence National Historical Park is the place to go for a better sense of
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    Elfreth's Alley , Philadelphia
    Get an up-close look at one of the nation's oldest residential streets at Elfreth's Alley, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
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    Liberty Bell Center , Philadelphia
    The former site of Washington's slave quarters sits near the entrance of Liberty Bell Center. Upon entering the center, you'll find a series
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    Where to stay in Philadelphia

    Most of Philadelphia's hotels cluster around the compact city center, ensuring quick and easy access to major tourist sights and activities. The only drawback to staying in this area is the lack of free parking, so if you're exploring by car, considering booking into a bed and breakfast in one of the city's residential blocks. Visitors planning on longer stays can also consider several apartment hotels, offering spacious furnished units with complimentary Wi-Fi, free bike rentals, and access to rooftop terraces.
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