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Sightseeing
Philadelphia is a walking city steeped in art, amazing food and, of course, history.
Admission is $20 for a two day pass and you just might need it as the museum is large. It is pay as you wish on the first Sunday of every month and Wednesday nights and always free to kids 12 and under. There is free street parking north of the museum and $12 in the museum's garage with validation.
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费城艺术博物馆
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
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Admission is $20 for a two day pass and you just might need it as the museum is large. It is pay as you wish on the first Sunday of every month and Wednesday nights and always free to kids 12 and under. There is free street parking north of the museum and $12 in the museum's garage with validation.
Besides the spectacular architecture of the building and the zen grounds that surround it, The Barnes in Philadelphia is home to one of the world's greatest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist paintings.
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巴恩斯基金会
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Besides the spectacular architecture of the building and the zen grounds that surround it, The Barnes in Philadelphia is home to one of the world's greatest collections of impressionist, post-impressionist, and early modernist paintings.
If you are a fan of The Rocky movies, then you will surely recognize these steps. You can take a photo with Rocky's statue at the bottom (usually a line) and run up the steps like a champion. Once on top, you don't have to be a Rocky fan to feast your eyes on the view, it's beautiful.
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洛基之路
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If you are a fan of The Rocky movies, then you will surely recognize these steps. You can take a photo with Rocky's statue at the bottom (usually a line) and run up the steps like a champion. Once on top, you don't have to be a Rocky fan to feast your eyes on the view, it's beautiful.
Admission to the Rodin Museum is Pay What You Wish; the garden is free year-round and it is closed on Tuesdays. This location contains the largest collection of sculptor Auguste Rodin's works outside Paris.
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Rodin Museum
2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Admission to the Rodin Museum is Pay What You Wish; the garden is free year-round and it is closed on Tuesdays. This location contains the largest collection of sculptor Auguste Rodin's works outside Paris.
Comprised of 15 homes and situated on Kelly Drive at The Schuylkill River, each house on Boathouse Row has its own rich history and is named after Philadelphia oarsman John B. Kelly Jr. who won the national singles championship eight times and was once president of the United States Olympic Committee. And it also looks simply magical all lit up at night with the lights reflected in the water.
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Boathouse Row
1 Boathouse Row
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Comprised of 15 homes and situated on Kelly Drive at The Schuylkill River, each house on Boathouse Row has its own rich history and is named after Philadelphia oarsman John B. Kelly Jr. who won the national singles championship eight times and was once president of the United States Olympic Committee. And it also looks simply magical all lit up at night with the lights reflected in the water.
Elfreth's Alley is a National Historic Landmark with homes dating back to as early as 1702. It's history is interesting, the homes are beautiful and people actually still live there. Situated in Old City Philadelphia, it is comprised of about 35 homes and will leave you plenty of time to see the other colonial-era sites such as The Liberty Bell, The Betsy Ross House, and Independence Hall. There are also plenty of trendy restaurants and shops and in the summer time a Farmers Market on Thursday evenings on 2nd St just south of Market.
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Elfreth's Alley
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Elfreth's Alley is a National Historic Landmark with homes dating back to as early as 1702. It's history is interesting, the homes are beautiful and people actually still live there. Situated in Old City Philadelphia, it is comprised of about 35 homes and will leave you plenty of time to see the other colonial-era sites such as The Liberty Bell, The Betsy Ross House, and Independence Hall. There are also plenty of trendy restaurants and shops and in the summer time a Farmers Market on Thursday evenings on 2nd St just south of Market.
If you have kids, this is a must. Fun fact: The Philadelphia Zoo was the first zoo in the United States. The Tickets are $23 per person and children 2 and under are free. There are many places to get food but you can also bring your own and enjoy it on the many picnic tables throughout. Bringing alcohol is not permitted. There is some street parking along Girard and also 34th and the zoo offers a garage for $16. You can also take the trolly that runs east/west on Girard, as it is only 1.3 miles from Hipster Chic.
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费城动物园
3400 West Girard Avenue
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If you have kids, this is a must. Fun fact: The Philadelphia Zoo was the first zoo in the United States. The Tickets are $23 per person and children 2 and under are free. There are many places to get food but you can also bring your own and enjoy it on the many picnic tables throughout. Bringing alcohol is not permitted. There is some street parking along Girard and also 34th and the zoo offers a garage for $16. You can also take the trolly that runs east/west on Girard, as it is only 1.3 miles from Hipster Chic.
The Mütter Museum. America's finest museum of medical history, with displays of beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, ...This museum is a fascinating look back in time of medicine and humanity and the person, Thomas Mütter who was the first doctor to consider and put into practice what we now know as "bed side manner". As difficult as it is for us to believe, doctors of the day did not treat patients with kindness. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students and children. Children of all ages are permitted but please be mindful of your child's ability to appropriately handle the exhibits they will see.
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马特博物馆
19 S 22nd St
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The Mütter Museum. America's finest museum of medical history, with displays of beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, ...This museum is a fascinating look back in time of medicine and humanity and the person, Thomas Mütter who was the first doctor to consider and put into practice what we now know as "bed side manner". As difficult as it is for us to believe, doctors of the day did not treat patients with kindness. Admission is $15 for adults and $10 for students and children. Children of all ages are permitted but please be mindful of your child's ability to appropriately handle the exhibits they will see.
A great destination in the winter. Ice skating in a magically lit winter wonderland overlooking the Ben Franklin Bridge and The Delaware River. Four fantastic food venders to choose from with fun local brews and warm beverages. Check out their schedule for special events including Storytime At The Lodge and Tree Lighting.
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Blue Cross RiverRink
101 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard
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A great destination in the winter. Ice skating in a magically lit winter wonderland overlooking the Ben Franklin Bridge and The Delaware River. Four fantastic food venders to choose from with fun local brews and warm beverages. Check out their schedule for special events including Storytime At The Lodge and Tree Lighting.
Performances, Happy Hours, Wine Tastings, Santa, Storytime and so much more. Check their schedule for the many events that happen throughout each day.
Christmas Village in Philadelphia
1501 John F Kennedy Blvd
Performances, Happy Hours, Wine Tastings, Santa, Storytime and so much more. Check their schedule for the many events that happen throughout each day.
This was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world. Take a tour or check their calendar for the numerous events, including Terror Behind The Walls that starts at about the last week of September and runs through the first week of Nov.
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东州教养所
2027 Fairmount Avenue
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This was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world. Take a tour or check their calendar for the numerous events, including Terror Behind The Walls that starts at about the last week of September and runs through the first week of Nov.
Where University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University meet. A beautiful area to visit and walk the grounds with many historic buildings, great restaurants and shops.
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大学城
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Where University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University meet. A beautiful area to visit and walk the grounds with many historic buildings, great restaurants and shops.
Food scene
A great place to get authentic Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Korean cuisine, desserts and gifts. Chinese New Year is January 25th, also called the Spring Festival, it lasts 23 days till Feb 8th and is celebrated with lion dances and firework displays.
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Chinatown
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