Best sights in Philadelphia

Check out the top sights in Philadelphia, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Eastern State Penitentiary
1. Eastern State Penitentiary
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75 local reviews
2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-236-3300
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Marissa
Eastern State is truly a spectacle and a tour of the place gives you great insight about the history of crime …
Jen
Great for sightseeing!
Michelle
Fascinating outdoor/indoor tour of a very old prison from the 1800s. Al Capone was one of the many famous "vis…
1. Eastern State Penitentiary
1. Eastern State Penitentiary
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75 local reviews
2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-236-3300
Marissa
Marissa
Eastern State is truly a spectacle and a tour of the place gives you great insight about the history of crime in Philadelphia and trends in …
Jen
Jen
Great for sightseeing!
Michelle
Michelle
Fascinating outdoor/indoor tour of a very old prison from the 1800s. Al Capone was one of the many famous "visitors" there. Philly's Alcatr…
2. Philadelphia Museum of Art
2. Philadelphia Museum of Art
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179 local reviews
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-763-8100
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Johnny
The Barnes Exhibit is a must see, but surrounding the art museum are great sights such as Boat House Row and t…
MJ&Bob
Sightseeing, Arts and Rocky! And if you are in Philly at just the right time you can see live shows on the Par…
Steve
Wonderful art. Where "Rocky" ran up the steps. 15 minute drive. Very close to Boat House Row.
2. Philadelphia Museum of Art
2. Philadelphia Museum of Art
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179 local reviews
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-763-8100
Johnny
Johnny
The Barnes Exhibit is a must see, but surrounding the art museum are great sights such as Boat House Row and the Philadelphia Water Works. Y…
MJ&Bob
MJ&Bob
Sightseeing, Arts and Rocky! And if you are in Philly at just the right time you can see live shows on the Parkway!
Steve
Steve
Wonderful art. Where "Rocky" ran up the steps. 15 minute drive. Very close to Boat House Row.
3. Betsy Ross House
3. Betsy Ross House
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24 local reviews
239 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-686-1252
MuseumStorePoint of interest
Omar
Home to more than 190,000 visitors in 2016 and the birthplace of the first Stars and Stripes, the Betsy Ross H…
Zak
Home to nearly 185,000 visitors and the birthplace of the first Stars and Stripes, the 18th-century Betsy Ross…
Jessica
The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th ce…
3. Betsy Ross House
3. Betsy Ross House
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24 local reviews
239 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-686-1252
Omar
Omar
Home to more than 190,000 visitors in 2016 and the birthplace of the first Stars and Stripes, the Betsy Ross House is alive with the sights …
Zak
Zak
Home to nearly 185,000 visitors and the birthplace of the first Stars and Stripes, the 18th-century Betsy Ross House is alive with the sight…
Jessica
Jessica
The Betsy Ross House, the birthplace of the American flag, is alive with the sights and sounds of the 18th century. Tour the house and then…
4. Philadelphia City Hall
4. Philadelphia City Hall
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57 local reviews
1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-686-1776
City hallLocal government officePoint of interest
Chris
Oldest masonry construction in the world, beautiful sight
Darius
City Hall is the world's tallest masonry building and basically serves as the geographic center of the city (a…
Tex
One of the most famous sight in Philly which you should not miss.
4. Philadelphia City Hall
4. Philadelphia City Hall
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57 local reviews
1401 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-686-1776
Chris
Chris
Oldest masonry construction in the world, beautiful sight
Darius
Darius
City Hall is the world's tallest masonry building and basically serves as the geographic center of the city (at the intersection of Broad an…
Tex
Tex
One of the most famous sight in Philly which you should not miss.
5. Rittenhouse Square
5. Rittenhouse Square
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90 local reviews
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
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Adam
One of Philadelphia's 5 iconic "squares" with tons of people watching, sightseeing, and restaurants in the ar…
Jeff
Lovely park in the center of the city. Hang out and enjoy people and nature - this is a great first spot to ch…
Michelle
Great park and general area. About 20 min walk from the house. People watch, picnic, read a book or visit th…
5. Rittenhouse Square
5. Rittenhouse Square
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90 local reviews
Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Adam
Adam
One of Philadelphia's 5 iconic "squares" with tons of people watching, sightseeing, and restaurants in the area.
Jeff
Jeff
Lovely park in the center of the city. Hang out and enjoy people and nature - this is a great first spot to check out if you're taking a sig…
Michelle
Michelle
Great park and general area. About 20 min walk from the house. People watch, picnic, read a book or visit the surrounding outdoor cafes f…
6. National Constitution Center
6. National Constitution Center
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29 local reviews
525 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-409-6600
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
MJ&Bob
History, sightseeing.
Richard
Start sightseeing here and get your tickets for LIberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc.
Wesley
Great explanations of the documents that made us the country we are today.
6. National Constitution Center
6. National Constitution Center
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29 local reviews
525 Arch Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-409-6600
MJ&Bob
MJ&Bob
History, sightseeing.
Richard
Richard
Start sightseeing here and get your tickets for LIberty Bell, Independence Hall, etc.
Wesley
Wesley
Great explanations of the documents that made us the country we are today.
7. Reading Terminal Market
7. Reading Terminal Market
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126 local reviews
51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-922-2317
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Chris
A Philly Institution and well known landmark. Crowded but worth walking around. This is located accross the …
MJ&Bob
A fun place to visit while sight-seeing and shopping downtown Philadelphia. Lots of eateries featuring fresh s…
tyler
Reading Terminal Market, the nation’s oldest continuously open farmers’ market since 1893, features a variety …
7. Reading Terminal Market
7. Reading Terminal Market
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126 local reviews
51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-922-2317
Chris
Chris
A Philly Institution and well known landmark. Crowded but worth walking around. This is located accross the street from Jefferson Station …
MJ&Bob
MJ&Bob
A fun place to visit while sight-seeing and shopping downtown Philadelphia. Lots of eateries featuring fresh seafood, home cooking, cheeses,…
tyler
tyler
Reading Terminal Market, the nation’s oldest continuously open farmers’ market since 1893, features a variety of regional food vendors and r…
8. Liberty Bell
8. Liberty Bell
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99 local reviews
North 6th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-965-2305
Point of interestEstablishment
Diana
When in or near Philly, you should go check out the Liberty Bell and the other sights in Philly!
Makayla
The Liberty Bell is one of the biggest sights in Philly. It is a little museum and free to walk through, super…
Heather
The area around the Liberty Bell and the Society Hill neighborhood is great for sightseeing and walking.
8. Liberty Bell
8. Liberty Bell
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99 local reviews
North 6th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-965-2305
Diana
Diana
When in or near Philly, you should go check out the Liberty Bell and the other sights in Philly!
Makayla
Makayla
The Liberty Bell is one of the biggest sights in Philly. It is a little museum and free to walk through, super cute and right in the middle …
Heather
Heather
The area around the Liberty Bell and the Society Hill neighborhood is great for sightseeing and walking.
9. Independence Visitor Center
9. Independence Visitor Center
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11 local reviews
599 Market Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 800-537-7676
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Nancy
Historic Sights are in this area.
Denise
Go here for information about sightseeing in Philadelphia and to see displays of historic Philadelphia for fre…
Denise
Go here for information about sightseeing in Philadelphia and to see displays of historic Philadelphia for fre…
9. Independence Visitor Center
9. Independence Visitor Center
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11 local reviews
599 Market Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 800-537-7676
Nancy
Nancy
Historic Sights are in this area.
Denise
Denise
Go here for information about sightseeing in Philadelphia and to see displays of historic Philadelphia for free.
Denise
Denise
Go here for information about sightseeing in Philadelphia and to see displays of historic Philadelphia for free.