Historic Philadelphia

History Happens Here

The first World Heritage City in the U.S., Philadelphia has 68 National Historical Landmarks throughout the city, which is home to what’s called the nation’s “most historic square mile.” Tour Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the Declaration of Independence and United States Constitution were debated and adopted. See the Liberty Bell, the symbol of American independence that was once located in the steeple of Independence Hall. Stroll Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest continuously inhabited residential street in America – one of Philadelphia’s most Instagram-worthy spots.

Philadelphia is home to iconic locations and artifacts that tell the story of America’s founding in a way no other place can match.

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