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Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
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One of the five original open-space parks designed by William Penn in the 17th century, Rittenhouse Square provides an oasis in the heart of the city. Mature trees shade wide paved paths leading to sprawling green lawns, fountains, and sculptures. Take a leisurely stroll, or sit at one of the park benches for a picnic retreat. Surrounding the square is a collection of upscale shopping avenues, trendy residential areas, and plenty of restaurants. Settle in with a refreshing drink and enjoy a perfect vantage point for people-watching. Make Rittenhouse Square a centerpiece of your Philadelphia vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Philadelphia trip itinerary maker.
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  • We walked around Rittenhouse Square on a Saturday admiring the beautiful homes and quiet streets. Lovely! 
  • The ambiance, the cutting edge eateries, the high end hotels and shops all make Rittenhouse Square a great "go to" location. The only downside is that street parking is impossible to find and there is...  more »
  • Couldnt have asked for better weather during our visit. But the beauty and location of the park would be great in any kind of weather condition. Lots of people, dogs and goings on. Great architecture ...  more »