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The Constitutional Walking Tour may be best known for our walking tours of Historic Philadelphia, but we also love ALL of Philadelphia. In this blog, we will tell you about some of our favorite places in Philadelphia and give you the insider tips you can use to enjoy them like a real Philadelphian. Some of our favorite places in Philadelphia are iconic landmarks, others are hidden gems, all of them are worth a visit!

January 12, 2016
Related Post: Buy Tickets for The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia ­- See 20+ Sites on a Primary Overview of Independence Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall University City is one of Philadelphia’s most diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. The History The land that is known as University City today was originally the territory of the Lenni-Lenape Native American tribe... Read More
January 06, 2016
Related Posts: Independence Hall Tickets & Visitor Guide for Individuals Independence Hall History Buy Tickets for The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia -­ See 20+ Sites on a Primary Overview of Independence Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall Philadelphia has become the United States’ first World Heritage City.   The History Created in 1945, the United Nations... Read More
December 16, 2015
Related Posts Buy Tickets for The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia – See 20+ Sites on a Primary Overview of Independence Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall FMC Tower and Cira Green 30th Street Station and the Porch at 30th Street Benjamin Franklin - One of America's Founding Fathers The University of Pennsylvania - America’s Oldest University The History The history... Read More
December 07, 2015
See Philadelphia from an entirely new perspective.   The History For nearly a century, Philadelphia’s City Hall reigned over Philadelphia as the tallest building in town. That distinction came to an end in 1987 and since then, nearly a dozen buildings have been constructed that have surpassed the height of Philadelphia’s City Hall.  Despite this, for many years, Philadelphia’s City Hall remained... Read More
December 02, 2015
Eat a meal prepared by a culinary star   The History Philadelphia has always been well known for its great food, but with the advent of reality television, many people are starting to get to know some of the talented chefs that make Philadelphia’s great food.  Many of Philadelphia’s best restaurants are run by chefs who you may recognize from Bravo’s Top Chef, the Iron Chef, and a number of other... Read More
November 23, 2015
Videographer Cory J Popp uniquely captures Philadelphia in his video series “Uncover Philly”   The History Capturing Philadelphia on film dates all the way back to advent of photography itself.  An 1839 daguerreotype photo of Philadelphia’s storied Central High School by Joseph Saxton is thought to be the "oldest extant daguerreotype" photo in the United States. Saxton took his photograph using a... Read More
November 03, 2015
One of Philadelphia’s most historic neighborhoods   The History Northern Liberties is as old as Philadelphia itself, founded by Philadelphia’s founder, William Penn in 1682.  Northern Liberties was the land located north of the original 1682 boundary of Philadelphia and early purchasers of land in Philadelphia would also be granted a lot in Northern Liberties.  In the 17th and 18th centuries many... Read More
October 13, 2015
Related Post: Buy Tickets for The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia ­- See 20+ Sites on a Primary Overview of Independence Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall One of the finest urban public spaces in the United States   The History When William Penn founded Philadelphia in 1682, he designed the first planed city in America. Coming from the crowded and disease ridden... Read More
October 01, 2015
Related Post Buy Tickets for The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia ­- See 20+ Sites on a Primary Overview of Independence Park, including the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia A deteriorating early 19th century prison in the heart of Philadelphia has become one of the city’s oddest and most popular tourist destinations.   The History  In the... Read More
September 24, 2015
One of Philadelphia’s oldest neighborhoods is filled with youthful energy   The History Fishtown’s history is a bit fuzzy in its origin and is tied very strongly to the history of another nearby historic Philadelphian neighborhood, Kensington.  In 1704 a merchant of English descent from Barbados named Anthony Palmer arrived in the then barely 20 year old city of Philadelphia.  A successful... Read More

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