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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!

June 01, 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 Mikveh Israel Mikveh Israel Cemetery National Museum of American Jewish History The story behind why Jonathan Netanyahu, brother of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin ("Bibi") Netanyahu, has a memorial in front of... Read More
May 13, 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 Explore Philadelphia’s history of banking in a building with a long history of banking. The History Originally constructed as the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company Building, the Wells Fargo Building on South... Read More
May 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 A one of a kind theme park.   The History Sesame Place opened in 1980 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, becoming the nation’s first only theme park based entirely on the Sesame Street TV show.  What began as a small 3... Read More
April 17, 2015
In the center of Philadelphia sits a testament to Philadelphia’s grand ambition and the tallest masonry building in the world.   The History When William Penn first planned the street grid of Philadelphia in 1682, the land on which Philadelphia’s City Hall now stands was called Centre Square and was designed to be the center of Philadelphia, not just geographically, but of city government as well... Read More
April 03, 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 The University of Pennsylvania Home of the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Phillies and 76ers! The History In 1965 the homes of Philadelphia’s professional sports teams were scattered throughout the city.  The... Read More
March 11, 2015
A World Class Botanical Garden   The History The land that would become Longwood Gardens was first purchased by George Pierce in 1700. Pierce, a Quaker farmer, purchased 402 acres from William Penn himself. The 1730 farmhouse that was built by Pierce’s son Joshua still stands today and is the oldest structure on the property.   Joshua would have two twin grandsons, Samuel and Joshua. The two... Read More
February 27, 2015
The first institution built by a major United States city to interpret the life and work of African Americans. The History In 1976, Philadelphia prepared for a Bicentennial celebration that organizers estimated 100 million people would attend.  Many of Philadelphia’s historic buildings were restored and readied for tourists, while the Liberty Bell was moved out of Independence Hall to its own... Read More
February 25, 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 Philadelphia Auto Show Reading Terminal Market The largest and longest running indoor flower show in the world   The History The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society was found in 1827.  The historic horticultural... Read More
February 19, 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 Paine's Park - Riverfront Skatepark  A favorite Philadelphia treasure just got even better.   The History The Schuylkill River Trail has been an ongoing project that been decades in the making and will... Read More
February 05, 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 Benjamin Franklin Parkway - Museum Mile More works of art by Cézanne, Renoir, and Matisse than any other museum in the world.   The History After making a fortune in the pharmaceutical business, Alfred C. Barnes... Read More

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