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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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.

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