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Philadelphia historical sites and more popular attractions

Whether you’re into outdoor recreation or American history, postcard-perfect views or carb loading, there’s a must-do in Philadelphia to fit your style. Given the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia’s enviable spot in Center City, we’re ideally located to easily get to all those bucket-list attractions around town you’ve heard so much about.

Independence Hall

A UNESCO World Heritage site, this stately building is the birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

(215) 965-2305

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Reading Terminal Market

An indoor farmers market that doubles as a National Historic Landmark, Reading Terminal Market is the place to go for everything local, from produce to pastries to pretzels.

(215) 922-2317

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Rocky Steps and Statue

The 72 stairs leading to the east entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art are the “Rocky Steps,” where the movie boxer famously trained. His bronze likeness is nearby.

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Liberty Bell Center

The Liberty Bell doesn’t make a sound anymore, but its message rings across the land. It’s free to see, and no tickets are required.

(215) 965-2305

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Boathouse Row

In Fairmount Park, the 10 crew clubhouses that make up Boathouse Row were built in the 1800s and are still in use — and still as charming as ever.

(215) 685-3936

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Pat’s and Geno’s

On dueling street corners, Pat’s and Geno’s each make a case for the city’s best cheesesteak. Which reigns supreme? The only way to know is to try both!

(215) 389-0659

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