As America’s birthplace, Philadelphia is the nation’s first World Heritage City in the United States. Our partner, Visit Philadelphia, offers updated listings of tourist attractions and special events in the Philadelphia region. These lists include astounding museum collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art; artistic venues and historical attractions, such as the Liberty Bell and National Constitution Center; music venues, architectural landmarks, and much more.

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Below are some of the most popular attractions requested by Philadelphia tourists.

Philadelphia City Hall

1 East Penn Square
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Phone: (215) 686-1776

The largest municipal building in the country and the finest example of the Second Empire style, Philadelphia’s City Hall contains more than 14.5 acres of floor space. It is an architectural treasure inside and out. Outside is the newly refurbished Dilworth Park, a short walk from the Convention Center.

Reading Terminal Market

51 North 12th Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Phone: (215) 922-2317

Reading Terminal Market, an affiliate of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, is Philadelphia’s famous indoor foodie paradise. Vendors offer everything from fresh produce and delicious sandwiches to artisanal cheeses and desserts.

The Liberty Bell Center

Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Phone: (215) 965-2305

Most of the 3.5 million annual visitors to Independence National Historical Park line up to see what is the park’s most visited and most famous attraction, the Liberty Bell.


Independence Hall

Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Phone: (215) 965-2305

While historical attractions abound in Philly, Independence Hall has particular significance to the development of the nation. In this building in 1776, the Founding Fathers came together to sign the Declaration of Independence. Eleven years later, representatives from a dozen states met here to lay the framework for the U.S. Constitution. Today, the building is the centerpiece of Independence National Historical Park, and guided tours are available to visitors year-round.

Independence National Historical Park

1 North Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Phone: (215) 965-2305

Known as the birthplace of American democracy, Historic Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park (INHP) is located on the site of many of the seminal events that carried the nation through its founding as a global leader of democratic ideals. INHP welcomes more than 3.5 million visitors every year.

Independence Visitor Center

1 North Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
Phone: (800) 537-7676

The official Visitor Center of Philadelphia and Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Visitor Center welcomes approximately 2.5 million people every year. It’s the perfect place to begin your visit to Historic Philadelphia.


The Philadelphia Museum of Art

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
Phone: (215) 763-8100

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is one of the largest art collections in the United States. The statue from the film, “Rocky,” and the Rocky Steps, which are outside the Art Museum, are among popular attractions in Philadelphia.