Philadelphia

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The first World Heritage City in the United States celebrates its past at sites such as Independence Hall and revels in its present as a funky, modern metropolis on a cultural upswing. Founded by William Penn and nurtured by Benjamin Franklin, Philadelphia today buzzes with lively neighborhoods, excellent restaurants, and fun nightlife. Die-hard sports fans, avid art lovers, and history buffs all have plenty to explore. Whether you enjoy fine dining or a bike ride through Fairmount Park, one thing is certain: there is much to love in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Liberty Bell Center
Historic District/Site Public Art (Mural/Sculpture/Statue)
Old City
City Hall
Government Building
Center City East
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Museum/Gallery
Center City West
Rodin Museum
Museum/Gallery
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Elfreth's Alley
Historic District/Site
Old City
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The Franklin Institute
Museum/Gallery
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Independence Hall
Museum/Gallery Historic District/Site
Old City
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Philadelphia Museum of Art
Museum/Gallery
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
View Tours and Activities

Language

English

Nearby Airports

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Electrical Outlets

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Currency

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Local Weather

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Language

English

Electrical Outlets

120 V/60Hz; Type A plugs have two flat prongs. Type B plugs have the same two flat prongs with a third round prong; together the three form a triangular shape.

Currency

US Dollar

Nearby Airports

PHL

Local Weather

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