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Love Park, Philadelphia

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Experience the City of Brotherly Love's central plaza, Love Park, nicknamed for its famous sculpture. This park, which is officially known as John F. Kennedy Plaza, is most recognized as the site of Robert Indiana's iconic Love statue. The park was built in 1965, but Indiana's sculpture was added in 1976 in celebration of the United States' bicentennial. It became a permanent fixture of the park in 1978 and has since become a symbol of the city. The park sits near City Hall and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among other tourist attractions. Take time to walk through the city center, take a photo with the Love sculpture, and pass by the Love Fountain, which is dyed various colors throughout the year to commemorate different events. Make Love Park a centerpiece of your Philadelphia vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Philadelphia trip builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • The Love Park is a very lovely Park located in the JFK Plaza and is surrounded by many attractions so it’s worth a visit. It’s next to a very lovely fountain, it’s adjacent to City Hall and the Readin...  more »
  • A great place to stop for the classic photo opportunity. Wait your turn in line for your photo in front of the sculpture. Not much otherwise to the park, but still fun and a must-do when in the city.  more »
  • Disappointed to find that the park is completely zoned off and under construction, nothing but a construction lot.  more »
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  • Going to Love Park, Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19102 was nice on a walk around center city Philly. Quite a few locals trying to ask you to pay them to take your photo with your camera. Not ideal if you ask me I declined.
  • Quite touristy, but touristy for a reason. A must for any visitors to Philadelphia.
  • So touristy but a definite must go in Philadelphia. Great sign for people to take your picture. Just use caution who you ask to take your photo as there have been instances of people running off with the camera.
  • romantic spot
  • Beautiful area, the fountain is great.