Philadelphia is a city in Pennsylvania, known for its major role in shaping America's history. Commonly known as Philly, the city is a great place to visit if you want to experience the history of our Founding Fathers, and try some delicious Philly Cheesesteaks. Philly is home to 67 National Landmarks! The city has all four major American sports teams, so if you're a fan, we definitely recommend going to a game during your time there. Not only that, but Philadelphia is also known for being home to some of the greatest collegiate institutions including the University of Pennsylvania.
Our top spot in Philly is known as the historic symbol of American Freedom. Can you take a guess?
It's the Liberty Bell! As a symbol of our freedom, the bell reads, "Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants thereof". It now serves as a symbol for freedom, women's suffrage, and Civil Rights. Admission is free, and you can visit any time except major holidays. The Liberty Bell Center is located at 6th and Market Streets.
Top Places to Eat in Philly: Ristorante Pesto, Fiorino, Zahav, Vernick Food & Drink, Vedge, Noord
Cheesesteak: Pat's, Geno's (you'll have to decide which one is better!)
Top Bars in Philly: Townsend, Fountain Porter, Martha, Fiume, ITV, Bok Bar, Garage, Doobies
Top Things to Do: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Independence Hall, Natural Liberty Museum
Philly is home to the country's first hospital.
The city has more public art than any city in U.S.
NFL players named Philadelphia Eagles fans the most intimidating in the NFL.
City Hall located in Philadelphia is the largest municipal building in the country.
Philadelphia was one of the first cities in the world to guarantee religious freedom in 1682.