Attractions

As America’s birthplace, Philadelphia is the nation’s only UNESCO World Heritage City. Our partner, Visit Philadelphia, offers updated listings of tourist attractions and special events in the Philadelphia region. The lists include astounding museum collections, artistic venues and historical attractions. The lists include the Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art and the “Rocky” steps, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, music venues, architectural landmarks and much more. To view attractions listed by Visit Philadelphia, click here.

Dilworth Plaza

Below are the two most popular attractions requested by Philadelphia tourists.

Philadelphia City Hall

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

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

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

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

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

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 around two and a half million people every year. It’s the perfect place to begin your visit to Historic Philadelphia.

 

The Philadelphia Museum of Art

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.