Philadelphia

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Philadelphia showing a city, a monument and central business district

Almost 40 million visitors come to this Pennsylvania city each year to see important sites of U.S. history and locations made famous by a popular movie franchise.

Because of this rich history, many people travel toPhiladelphia to learn more about America's past.Attractions such as the LibertyBell, IndependenceNational Historical Park and the great IndependenceHall, where the declaration of independence and constitution weresigned are, not surprisingly, important for tourism. But Philadelphiais a very modern city that has more to offer than just history. Philly is knownfor great food (think Philly Cheese Streak), art and culture.

Lovers of art and science will love Philadelphia.The PennsylvaniaAcademy of the Fine Arts is the oldest art institution in the UnitedStates and home to one of the most extraordinary collections of American art inthe world. Even galleries in Philly are iconic: the 72 stone steps of the PhiladelphiaMuseum of Art played a starring role in the movie Rocky.

Thoseinterested in sculpture will certainly impressed with the Rodin Museum onBenjamin Franklin Parkway, which holds the largest Auguste Rodin collectionoutside France. The museum is home to more than 227,000 objects and is one ofthe largest in America.

If music and theatre is your thing, thenPhiladelphia is the right place to be. Find the Avenue of Arts, where you’llfind many of the city’s cultural institutions, venues and theatres. Attractionson the avenue include the Academy of Music, the Clef Club of Jazz andPerforming Arts and the Kimmel Centre, home of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Walking around all those historical and cultural sitesin Philly is bound to make you hungry. Well, Philly is the right place to behungry! The kitchens of Philadelphia are well known for three delicious dishes:cheese steaks (sliced ​​beef with melted cheese on a bun), hoagies (fullystocked monster sandwiches) and scrapple (pork pudding for breakfast). The cheesesteak is of course the most famous and locals can argue all day about who makesthe best. We can assure you that you will not be disappointed if you go in 9thto Pat's King of Steaks on Passyunk Avenue or Geno's.

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Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
4 out of 5
1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is €115 per night from 19 Dec to 19 Dec
Located in Center City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Walnut Street, Rittenhouse Square and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Mutter Museum and City Hall ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,710 reviews)
"Great location and has a valet garage. I liked the design of the hotel but my boyfriend didn’t care for the colors (red and gray)"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2021

Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
4 out of 5
1628 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA
The price is €129 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
Located in Center City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Walnut Street, Rittenhouse Square and Academy of Music. Reading Terminal Market and Pennsylvania ...
4/5 Very Good! (2,339 reviews)
"I luv the superior room. I didn’t like the parking fee"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2021

Club Quarters Hotel in Philadelphia
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
4 out of 5
237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA
The price is €116 per night from 3 Jan to 3 Jan
Located in Center City, this hotel is steps away from Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Academy of Music and Walnut Street. Jefferson University Hospital ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,573 reviews)
"A"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
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Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Convention Center, PA
Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Convention Center, PA
3 out of 5
1200 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA
The price is €105 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
Located in Chinatown, this aparthotel is steps away from Reading Terminal Market and Pennsylvania Convention Center. City Hall and Walnut Street are also within ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,101 reviews)
"The pool was closed. The latch on our bathroom door was broke so it would not close. The desk staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast staff were really nice also. The location was perfect for our trip."

Reviewed on 26 Nov 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Convention Center, PA
Home2 Suites by Hilton Ridley Park Philadelphia Airport South
Home2 Suites by Hilton Ridley Park Philadelphia Airport South
3 out of 5
145 Stewart Avenue, Ridley Park, PA
The price is €127 per night from 2 Jan to 2 Jan
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Harrah's Casino and Racetrack and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Widener University. Swarthmore College ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (295 reviews)
"Immaculate, easy check in, loved the tiny kitchenette, room spacious. Bathroom immaculate, loved the walk in shower and bath Products mounted. Will be the only place I stay from here on out. 10 stars across-the-board."

Reviewed on 23 Nov 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Ridley Park Philadelphia Airport South
Sonder | The Witherspoon
Sonder | The Witherspoon
3.5 out of 5
130 South Juniper Street, Philadelphia, PA
Located in Center City, this holiday home is within a 5-minute walk of Walnut Street and Academy of Music. Reading Terminal Market and Pennsylvania Convention ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (99 reviews)
"Family loved everything about our stay! Highly recommend!!!"

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2021

Sonder | The Witherspoon
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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