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The Best Things to Do in Philadelphia

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World heritage site · Government Building
Independence Hall , Philadelphia
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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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Art Museum
Barnes Foundation , Philadelphia
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Barnes Foundation is known internationally for its collection of 19th- and 20th-century French paintings. Established in 1922, the museum hou
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Art Museum
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The third largest museum in the country, Philadelphia Museum of Art holds a collection of more than 220,000 pieces, including masterpieces by
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Admire the impressive architecture and haunting atmosphere of one of the most famous and expensive prisons in the world, Eastern State Penite
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Flea Market
Reading Terminal Market , Philadelphia
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Part of the Philadelphia Convention Center, Reading Terminal Market features more than 100 lively merchants selling fresh food, baked goods,
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Philadelphia

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Art Museums · Government Buildings · History Museums
Whether you're in town on business or visiting for pleasure, you'll find plenty of suitable things to do in Philadelphia. You can have your picture taken with the iconic Liberty Bell, a symbol of American freedom and independence. If you're traveling with kids, head over to The Franklin Institute for an interactive adventure in physics and biology. Philadelphia Museum of Art contains works by the likes of Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, as well as a collection of artifacts from Asia and Europe.

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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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