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As the birthplace of America, Philadelphia has endured centuries of peril, challenges and conquest, and remains one of the nation’s top attractions. Historical buildings, sculptures and murals line streets that were once walked by the Founding Fathers of the United States. Weather varies throughout the seasons, vacillating between mild springs, hot summers, and chilly winters, but people can always be seen out and about in the City of Brotherly Love.


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Independence Hall

Freedom is inlaid with every brick of its architectural facade, while history wafts in every room and corridor. As the site of independence for America, Independence Hall served witness to the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Generations of visitors have ventured through time in the Assembly Room, Courtroom of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Long Gallery, Governor’s Council Chamber and Committee of the Assembly Chamber. Myriads of historical figures have tread through Independence Hall, including Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln and others.
Adresse: 143 South Third St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 965 2305
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 5pm
Transport: The Market Frankford Line

Liberty Bell

Liberty has been a grand achievement for peoples throughout history, and the historic Liberty Bell serves as a testament to America’s own piece of freedom. Named by abolitionists during the struggle to end slavery, the Liberty Bell traveled the nation following the Civil War as a symbol of freedom and healing. Now it stands proudly for all to partake in its message of equality and liberty. Video presentations and exhibits display the Bell’s history, and multilingual tapes are available as well.
Adresse: 143 South Third St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 965 2305

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art offers an impressive array of exhibitions, collections, programs and entertainment as one of America’s largest museums. It boasts more than 227,000 pieces of art, and over 200 galleries feature paintings, decorative arts, sculptures, photography, textiles, paper works and feats of architecture from around the world. Children and family-oriented programs are included, as well as fascinating lectures, films and even concerts.
Adresse: 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 763 8100
Åpningstider: Tue - Sun,10am - 5pm, Wed & Fri - 8.45pm, Mon closed
Transport: SEPTA bus routes 7, 32, 38, 43, and 48 currently serve the Museum area.

Love Park

As a beacon for the City of Brotherly Love, JFK Plaza gives way to Love Park—an epicenter of food, art, music and fun since its emergence in the 1960s. Robert Indiana’s renowned “Love” sculpture overlooks JFK Plaza, drawing kisses from countless locals and visitors for decades. But perhaps best known as the forefront of world skateboarding venues, Love Park made Philadelphia the only city to hold ESPN's “X Games” twice in a row.
Adresse: 1599 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 683 0246
Åpningstider: mon - sat 10am - 5pm
Transport: Located across from Suburban Station

Please Touch Museum

If you're struggling to find a place to take your kids in Philly - look no further. The "Please Touch" museum lives up to the promises of its inviting name and offers plenty of interactive exhibits for kids, and grown-ups are welcome to join in.
Adresse: 4231 Ave of the Republic, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 581 3181
Åpningstider: Sun 11am - 5pm, Mon - Sat 9am - 5pm
Transport: Take any Regional Rail train to Suburban Station, and then take the Route 38 bus from 15th Street and JFK Boulevard.

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

Do not expect to admire trees and flowers coming to this "garden" - the showpieces here are the unique mosaics which artist Isaiah Zagar has been creating since 1994, turning the place into a fascinating maze of artistic craftsmanship.
Adresse: 1020 South St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 733 0390
Åpningstider: Wed - Mon,11am - 6pm tue closed
Transport: Broad Street Line -> Lombard/South Stop

Reading Terminal Market

This Philadelphia market is an experience you shouldn't miss while in town. Drop into shoppes selling all sorts of edible delights such as candies, sauces and pickles and have lunch at the food stall of your preference - there are plenty to choose from.
Adresse: 12th and Arch, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 922 2317
Åpningstider: Sunday 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday 8am - 6pm
Transport: Reading Terminal Market is located at the hub of Philadelphia’s mass transit system.

Eastern State Penitentiary

Formerly a prison holding the likes of Al Capone, this building is now more of an experience than a museum - take the guided tour through its cold, haunted hallways and learn about the prison's chilling history. Wear the red necklace if you don't mind being snatched away from the group by the "spirits" of deceased inmates.
Adresse: 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 236 3300
Åpningstider: Every day 10am - 5pm
Transport: Bus Service to Eastern State Penitentiary is convenient to SEPTA bus routes: 48, 43, 33, 32, and 7.

Schuylkill River Trail

The trail is a great place to spend time outdoors while still in the vicinity of the city. Appropriate for biking, hiking, jogging or simply taking a walk by the river, this place is especially popular among locals during the summer months.
Adresse: Schuykill River, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 484 945 0200
Transport: Industrial Dr. (Hamburg) to Market St. at the river (Auburn) and Gaydos Ln. to Tunnel Rd. (Landingville)

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

The garden house was originally a gift to the U.S. from Japan, an effort to foster relationships between the nations after WW II. First erected in New York, the house was later relocated to Philadelphia and is now the central point of the Japanese garden in Fairmount Park. The house gives you the opportunity to experience historic Japanese architecture in Philadelphia.
Adresse: West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

Betsy Ross House

Once home to the legendary and loved American icon, Betsy Ross, the Betsy Ross House was built over 250 years ago. Before Ross’ inhabitance between 1776 and 1779, the house was occupied by artisans, shopkeepers, shoemakers and apothecaries. The eclectic mystique was bolstered by Betsy Ross, who became known for bringing the rebel cause to life with the sewing of the first American flag. Visitors are invited to tour the house and partake in the interactive exhibits and programs. Even meet the woman herself and listen to the stories and History Makers.
Adresse: 239 Arch St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 629 5801
Åpningstider: Tue - Sun,10 am - 5 pm
Transport: 2nd St Station - MFL

National Museum of Jewish History

The National Museum of American Jewish History provides a comprehensive view into the history and times of American Jewish citizens. Each account of immigration is personal and fascinating, lending to the rich cultural heritage that is now available for everyone’s exploration. Core and special exhibitions connect people of all backgrounds to the capture of freedom to which millions have aspired for centuries. Afterwards, enjoy a cup of coffee at Pomegranates Café, where Kosher dairy products are available.
Adresse: 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 923 3811
Åpningstider: Tue - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat - Sun 10am - 5.30pm
Transport: Independence Hall Visitors Center, busstation

Arden Theatre Company

The acclaimed Arden Theatre Company brings the spirit of performance to Philadelphia. The stage features productions of classics, music, dramas, epics and more. As a veritable hometown theatre, the Arden harbors a community of artists who paint Philadelphia with a pallet of culture and heritage. For children, the Arden provides theatrical and reading programs to promote literacy in the youth.
Adresse: 40 North 2nd St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 922 1122
Åpningstider: 24 hours in 7 days
Transport: Take Septa R1-R8 trains to Market East Station (11th Street), and transfer to the Market-Frankford Line. The Market-Frankford Line stops at 2nd & Market Street.

The Franklin Institute

Graced by scientific greats like Nikola Tesla and Philo Taylor Farnsworth, The Franklin Institute has been a model for technological and scientific exploration since 1824. Following the inquisitive spirit of Benjamin Franklin, The Institute has inspired generations of budding scientists and seasoned experts. Internationally renowned programs, exhibits, discussions and lectures have placed The Franklin Institute on the map for anyone seeking knowledge for the future.
Adresse: 222 North 20th St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 448 1200
Åpningstider: Every day 9.30am - 5pm
Transport: Suburban Station

Citizens Bank Park

Home to the World Series champions Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park is a 21-acre, state-of-the-art baseball stadium. Just outside of the stadium is the jubilant Ashburn Alley, where visitors and fans may watch batting practice or study up on Phillies history. The Phillies All-Star Walk, Phillies Wall of Fame and Memory Lane are located in the Alley. The familiar, delectable Philadelphia fare makes its way to Citizens Bank Park as well, reining in such accolades as "Best Ballpark Eats" by the Food Network.
Adresse: 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 463 1000
Transport: 30th street station

The Barnes Foundation

With a mission to promote the “advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts,” The Barnes Foundation has cultivated the vibrancy of art since 1922. The collections span impressionism, post-impressionism, modern, African, Pennsylvanian German, Native American and other periods of art. Renoir, Cézanne and Matisse are just several artists to have their masterpieces featured at the Barnes, and there is even a 12-acre plant collection in the Arboretum.
Adresse: 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 278 7000
Åpningstider: Wed - Mon 10am - 5pm
Transport: 30th street station

Morris Arboretum

Championing education and community through the horticultural experience, the Morris Arboretum is 92 acres of fantastical gardens. There are 12,000 flowers, plants and trees all featuring labels, and tours are offered during the spring and fall. The Arboretum encourages you to explore the canopy walk, where a newfound appreciation for nature is sure to incur from the Tree Adventure exhibit.
Adresse: 100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 247 5777
Åpningstider: Every day 10am - 4pm
Transport: Germantown Avenue & Northwestern Avenue stop

Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo was the nation’s first zoo—yes, the first. During its first year in 1874, the zoo drew a respectable crowd of over 228,000 people. Now, approximately 1.2 million people make the Philadelphia Zoo a prime destination. There are more than 1,300 rare and endangered animals, and the zoo even offers balloon rides, camel safaris, swan boats and much more.
Adresse: 3400 W Girard Avenue, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 243 1100
Åpningstider: Every day of the year except holidays.
Transport: Septa via the 38 bus and the route 15 trolley.

Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is a local favorite for relaxation amongst the reflecting pool, balustrade, classically designed urns, and ornamental lampposts. Grand oaks, maples, locusts and other trees provide tranquil shade, while the flowerbeds are ablaze with color. Flower markets and art exhibits are held annually, and the night time brings many to the restaurants, bars and clubs located along Rittenhouse Square.
Adresse: 18th and Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 636 1666
Transport: 15th St Trolley Station

Penn’s Landing

Located on the Delaware River Waterfront, Penn’s Landing is home to seasonal kayaking, swan boats, boat parades and festivities associated with National Marina Day. Visitors may explore the historical Olympia and Becuna vessels, and stop for a bite to eat at the Moshulu restaurant.
Adresse: 121 N. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 629 3200
Transport: Take the SEPTA Market-Frankford Elevated Line (the Blue line) to the Second Street Stop. From there, head East over the Market Street Bridge. The Blue Cross RiverRink and Great Plaza at Penn's Landing will be straight ahead.

The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts showcases everything from jazz, world and classical music to premier Broadway performances. Its location in the heart of Philadelphia makes the Center easily accessible for a day or night of lasting entertainment.
Adresse: 1500 Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 790 5800
Åpningstider: Every day 9am - 8pm
Transport: walnut st. station

Lacroix at the Rittenhouse

Positively riddled with accolades and praise for its peerless cuisine and style, Lacroix at the Rittenhouse is far more than a fine dining experience. Paired with the Progressive International fare, the wine cellar, bar and boutique for confections all makes Lacroix the marquee restaurant for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. The ambiance soothes with candlelight and contemporary glass and wood designs, all overlooking the resplendent Rittenhouse Square.
Adresse: 210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 790 2533
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 6.30am - 9.30pm, Sat - Sun 7am - 10pm
Transport: 30th st. Trolley station

El Vez

For the best local tex mex, stop by El Vez and go all out on tacos, nachos and quesadilla. Frequent visitors recommend you try the guacamole and the blood orange margarita. Another good suggestion is the taco sampler, which allows you to try a few flavors at once.
Adresse: 121 S 13th St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 928 9800
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11.30am - 11pm Fri - sat 11.30am - 12pm Sun 11am - 10pm
Transport: Walnut St & 13th St

Pizzeria Beddia

Beddia has risen from being a small joint in Philadelphia to a dine-in only pizzeria, with 120 seats and a Hoagie Room, a two-hour dining room featuring an Omakase experience, in which your dining choices are entirely in the chef's hands. Their menu also features wines, cocktails and amari, Italian herbal liquors to be enjoyed after your meal.
Adresse: 1313 North Lee Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 267 928 2256
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm–11pm

Pumpkin BYOB

Whimsically designed dishes and a Sunday five course prix fixe menu set Pumpkin Restaurant apart from the rest. With fresh local ingredients, the menu changes daily, lending to the intimate atmosphere. The menu dazzles with dishes like beef cheek and scallops presented on a bed of squid ink orzo with chorizo.
Adresse: 1713 South St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 545 4448
Åpningstider: Tue - Sat 5.30pm - 10pm, Sun 5pm - 10pm
Transport: 19th St Trolley Station

Chart House Philadelphia

Merely a stone’s throw from the convention center and historic areas, Chart House Philadelphia provides guests with a breathtaking view of the Penn’s Landing waterfront. The Contemporary American cuisine is adept for fine dining, from catch-of-the-day seafood dishes to the decadently-draped desserts. Happy hour and wine menus are also featured.
Adresse: 555 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 625 8383
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 5pm - 9pm, Fri - Sat 5pm - 10pm, Sun 2.30am - 9pm
Transport: 8th and market


Adorned in the streamlined, meditative décor formerly only found in fantasy, Buddakan is Philadelphia’s premier venue for Modern Asian cuisine and transcendent ambiances. A golden statue of Buddha overlooks the main dining room as patrons feast on succulent Wasabi Tuna Tataki or Tea Smoked Spare Ribs. Always, Buddakan offers fine, Asian Fusion dining.
Adresse: 325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 574 9440
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 11.30am - 2.30pm, 5pm - 11pm, Sat 5pm - 12am, Sun 4pm - 10pm
Transport: 4th st & Chestnut st

Alma de Cuba

Truly channeling the soul of Cuba, Alma de Cuba is a taste of Miami right in Philadelphia. Chef Douglas Rodriguez has made appearances on Good Morning America, The Today Show, and even Late Night with David Letterman, as well as features in numerous national publications. Rodriguez serves guests scintillating Cuban and Latin flavors, with dinner, lounge, dessert, wine, cocktail, beer and gluten free menus. The atmosphere is warm with a palette of creams and reds.
Adresse: 1623 Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 988 1799
Transport: Walnut st & 17th st

The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille has various national locations, but Philadelphia seems to raise the bar for downtown fine dining. Only seconds from City Hall, the regality of Philadelphia is captured in the Capital Grille. The meat is dry aged to perfection, and the seafood leaves guests wanting any one of the wide selections of wine from Capital Grille’s award-winning wine list. A “special menu” is also in house.
Adresse: 1338-46 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 545 9588
Transport: 13th st station


Inspired by Chef and owner Michael Solomonov, Zahav Restaurant encompasses the flair and taste of Israeli, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine. Open-coal cooking is sure to impress, and an extensive drink list offers wines from all over the world.
Adresse: 237 Street James Place, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 625 8800
Åpningstider: Sun - Thu, 5 - 10pm Fri & Sat, 5 - 11pm
Transport: 2nd st station


Marmont’s is a steakhouse offering seven customizable cuts that are all carved onsite. The seafood, whether imported or catch-of-the-day, is handpicked in order to ensure exceptional quality and taste. Choose drinks from the international wine, beer and cocktail lists, or one of their 30 signature martinis.
Adresse: 222 Market Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 923 1100
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 4pm - 11pm Sun 3pm - 10pm
Transport: Market- Frankford Line, just half a block away at 2nd and Market


Bowing to the 800-year-old tradition of Spanish tapas, Amada respects the abundance of flavors and ingredients required to create authentic tapas. Chef and founder Jose Garces infuses his passion for Mediterranean and Atlantic flavors into every dish. The décor and design of Amada transports guests back to 13th century Spain, when the Castilian King, Alfonso The Wise, began the tradition of Spanish tapas.
Adresse: 217-219 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 625 2450
Åpningstider: Every day 11.30 - 10pm
Transport: one block south and ½ block west of the 2nd Street stop on the Market-Frankford line.

Tommy DiNic's

Serving as home to the Travel Channel’s pick for Adam Richman’s “best sandwich in America,” Tommy DiNic's is positioned in Reading Terminal Market—accounting for its constant stream of hungry patrons! The sandwiches, hot roast beef, pork and meatball, are made fresh daily, the toppings are raved about. The broccoli rabe is a local favorite.
Adresse: North 12th St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 923 6175
Åpningstider: Tue - Sat 9am - 6pm, Sun - Mon 9am - 4pm
Transport: Arch St & 12th st


Crafted from the grain of Chef Jose Garces’ Northern Spanish panache, Tinto serves Basque fare with Garces’ own culinary inspirations. The menu features cheeses, shellfish, sandwiches, borchettes and charcuterie.
Adresse: 114 South 20th Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 665 9150
Åpningstider: Every day 5pm - 10pm
Transport: 20th st & Chestnut st


Chef Masaharu Morimoto was featured on Iron Chef with good reason. Morimoto’s serves Modern Japanese fare in a new, thrilling light. The multi-coursed tasting menu allows guests to partake in the dining experience beforehand and is always Chef’s Choice. The interior design can hardly be captured in words, for each room bids adieu to conformity and conjures futuristic, neo-Japanese style and flair.
Adresse: 723 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 413 9070
Åpningstider: Lunch mon - fri 11.30am - 2pm Dinner sun - thu 5pm - 10pm fri - sat 5pm - 12pm
Transport: 8th st & Chestnut st


Kanella serves authentic cuisine from Cyprus and Greece. The Mediterranean menu features rotating specials and seasonal dishes, as well as homemade desserts.
Adresse: 1001 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 267 928 2085
Transport: Locust st & 10th st

The Couch Tomato Café

Intimate, wooded seating and delicious cuisine make the Tomato Bistro the quintessential café experience. The pizza is gourmet and award-winning, often served alongside drinks from the distinctive beer and wine list. Daily specials run for meals and drinks.
Adresse: 102 Rector St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 483 2233
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 10pm
Transport: R6 Septa Train

White Dog Café

White Dog Café in Philadelphia commits to serving delicately fashioned, Contemporary American fare. Farm-raised ingredients and products are bought locally, and the menus are seasonal. Organic dishes include small and medium plates, market salads, handmade pasta, entrees and seasonal sides, all under the conduction of Executive Chef Zach Grainda. Along with the University City location, there is also a White Dog in Wayne.
Adresse: 3420 Sansom St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 386 9224

Sabrina’s Cafe

With three Philadelphia locations, Sabrina’s Cafe at Powelton is the only one that is not BYOB. The menu is impressively varied, from New and Traditional American, Vegan and Vegetarian dishes, to Greek and Mediterranean, Mexican and Soul Food. Daily specials are offered at brunch and dinner.
Adresse: 227 N 34th St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 222 1022

Victor Café

Only in Philly can your servers also be opera singers! As the “music lover’s rendezvous,” Victor Café features a wait staff that performs classical ballads and songs for guests. The cuisine is Traditional Italian, as well as crafted dishes from the executive chef. A prix fixe menu is available online for viewing.
Adresse: 1303 Dickinson St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 468 3040
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 5pm - 10pm, Fri 5pm - 12am, Sat 4.30pm - 12am, Sun 4.30pm - 10pm
Transport: Tasker/Morris Stop off the Broad Street Line

Isgro Pastries

Isgro Pastries has been operating in Philadelphia since 1904, gracing locals and visitors with their acclaimed cannoli and confections. So many find themselves coming for a cannoli but leaving with a collection of cookies, assorted pastries and mini specialties. Isgro’s also crafts stunning cakes and holiday delights.
Adresse: 1009 Christian St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 923 3092
Åpningstider: Mon, Thru, Sat 8 - 6pm, Sun 8 - 4pm
Transport: 11th st & Christian st

Di Bruno Bros

Sitting atop the Di Bruno Bros store in Rittenhouse Square is the Upstairs Café. Weekend brunches are offered from 10am to 3pm, and daily lunches are from 11am to 3pm. The coffee and espresso bar opens at 7am daily.
Adresse: 1730 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 665 9220
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 7am - 8.30pm, Sat 7am - 8pm, Sun 7am - 7pm
Transport: SEPTA Subway, Buses or Regional Rail lines.

Talula's Garden

Dressed in the fancy of its surrounding Washington Square is Tulula’s Garden. A cheery disposition accompanies the menu of Modern and European cuisine, much like its founder and owner Aimee Olexy. The dishes are always current with the ingredients of the season, and the atmosphere is friendly.
Adresse: 210 W. Washington Square, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 592 7787

Saad's Halal Restaurant

Saad’s Halal boasts of authentic halal dishes. It has become a local favorite— with meat platters, chicken maroush (long sandwich), shawarma, falafel and cheese steak being top sellers. Vegetarian menu available.
Adresse: 4500 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 222 7223
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11am - 9pm, Fri - Sat 11am – 10pm

Bob & Barbara’s Lounge

Known as a Philly bar classic that never goes out of style, this location is where you go to get "The Special" (a shot of Jim Bean and a Pabst Blue Ribbon beer) and listen to live blues.
Adresse: 1509 South St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 545 4511
Åpningstider: Mon - Sun 3pm - 2am

Tattooed Mom

With its graffiti-dominated interior, pool table and jukebox, this venue is the perfect place to relax and unwind, as well as end a long night out - the waffle fries at 1am will surely help make it a great one.
Adresse: 530 South St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 238 9880
Åpningstider: Mon - Sun 12pm - 2am
Transport: South st & 6th st

Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar

This venue makes for an entertaining night out, primarily thanks to it being designed to resemble an old Havana street. Other Cuban motifs are to be expected as well, be it Latin rhythms, rum-based cocktails or culinary delights.
Adresse: 10 S 2nd St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 627 0666
Transport: Second Street at Market Street in the Old City section of Philadelphia. Accessible by the Market Frankford Line at the 2nd Street stop.

The 700

Located inside a former home of a poultry butcher, this place is authentic to say the least - the bathroom has been converted into a DJ room while still retaining some signs of its past purpose. Head to the dance floor upstairs or just hang out an enjoy the skillfully crafted cocktails down below.
Adresse: 700 N 2nd St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 413 3181
Åpningstider: Mon - Sun 3.30pm - 2am
Transport: Fairmount Av & 2nd st

The Barbary

It truly is hard to find a musical taste not catered to at this venue - The Barbary is known for its alternating parties featuring everything from 80s hits to goth, metal, punk and, of course, indie. Check the schedule to see what's on.
Adresse: 951 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia
Telefon: + 1 215 634 7400
Åpningstider: Thu - Mon 10pm - 2am
Transport: Frankford Av


Featuring two Philadelphia locations, Tria Cafe proudly serves one of mankind’s most savory trios: wine, cheese and beer. The products are a combination of global and local finds, and the fermentation menus evolve with the best ingredients. The cuisine is European.
Adresse: 1137 Spruce Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 629 9200
Åpningstider: Mon - Sun 12pm - 2am
Transport: Market st & 11th st

New Deck Tavern

With a more than comfortable supply of international draft beers and fine liquors, the New Deck tavern is perfect for unwinding after a day of sightseeing. Tasty burgers, cheese steaks, salads, sandwiches and more are served daily from 11am until 1am, and happy hour is a favorite. Karaoke and live acoustic music events are held throughout the week, and soccer matches from Europe are shown on the high definition televisions.
Adresse: 3408 Sansom St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 386 4600
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 2am
Transport: The SEPTA Market-Frankford Blue line has a stop at 34th Street

Silk City Lounge

A fresh outdoor patio and diner-style, New American cuisine can be found at Silk City. The selection of beer includes both imports and American names, and the atmosphere is entirely stress-free.
Adresse: 435 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 592 8838
Åpningstider: Every day 10am - 3.30am
Transport: Spring garden st & 5th st

Chris’ Jazz Café

Chris’ Jazz Café is a charming venue for live jazz, good food and great drinks. With a smaller space, the interior gives guests that intimate feel of 1950s era jazz bars. Shows are Monday through Saturday, as the establishment is closed on Sundays.
Adresse: 1421 Sansom St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 568 3131
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 11am - 2pm
Transport: Chestnut st & 15th st

Monk’s Café

Monk’s Cafe is also a “Belgian beer emporium” and restaurant. Owners Tom Peters and Fergus Carey are true beer connoisseurs, even suggesting that guests use the “Beer Bible” as a guide to determine which beer would suit their palate. The beer list is appropriately hefty, including selections from around the world and America, both on tap and by the bottle. Monk’s also serves appetizers, salads, burgers, mussels, sandwiches and larger plates all with quality taste and service.
Adresse: 264 S.16th St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 545 7005
Åpningstider: Every day 11.30am - 2am
Transport: 16th st & spruce st


Barcade is a celebration of craft beer and good, arcade fun. Classic arcade and video games may be played while enjoying the selection of American craft beer. The kitchen serves American cuisine with traditional staples like bratwursts, sandwiches, burgers and more. Daily specials and hours are listed online.
Adresse: 1114 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 634 4400
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 3pm - 2am Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm - 2am
Transport: Frankford Av & Girard Av

Manyunk Brewing

Deriving its name from the Lenape word for “place where we drink,” Manayunk is a friendly venue with both indoor and outdoor seating. From the main dining room, jazz room, patio, deck, river club bar, river club dining room, upper deck, tiki bar and outside cocktail area, patrons take their pick of Manayunk’s award-winning beer. In conjunction with the fresh-brewed selections, the menu serves produce, meats, seafood and baked goods.
Adresse: 4120 Main St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 482 8220
Åpningstider: Mon - Wed 11am - 11pm, Thu 11am - 1am, Fri - Sat, 11am - 2am, Sun 10.30 - 11pm
Transport: Regional Rail Line R6 Bus Routes 61 and 62

Cavanaugh’s Headhouse Square

Cavanaugh’s Headhouse is replete with five bars that are all available for private events. Games from European soccer leagues and competitions are shown during the season, and there are eight dart boards. Also in-house are craft bottled beers and whiskey selections.
Adresse: 421 S. 2nd St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 928 9307
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 3pm - 2am, Fri 11am - 2am, Sat - Sun 8am - 2am
Transport: Pine st & 2nd st

Macy’s Philadelphia

Macy’s Philadelphia is both a shopping trip and a stroll through history. Close to a century of retailing history and experience makes Macy’s Center City the premier shopping destination in Philadelphia. Located in the Wanamaker building, Macy’s also puts on concerts from the St. Louis World's Fair Pipe Organ twice a day. The Center City has all of the familiar brands, from DKNY, Hugo Boss, Polo Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger, to Coach, Levi’s and Calvin Klein.
Adresse: 1300 Market St,Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 241 9000
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10am - 8pm, Sun 11am - 7pm
Transport: 13th st station


Sugarcube is a downtown-chic store with a mix of established and up-and-coming designers for men and women. Here you will find American and International clothing and accessory collections. This amazing gem has received 'Best of Philly' award from Philadelphia Magazine's six times.
Adresse: 124 N. 3rd St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 238 0825
Åpningstider: Mon 11am - 7pm, Tue - Sat 12pm - 7pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm
Transport: Market St & 2nd St

Tiffany & Co.

With boutiques around the world and paid tribute in novels, movies, and memoirs, Tiffany & Co is one of those brands that need no introduction. Inside you will see why people love Tiffany's. From diamonds to sapphires to simple charms and necklaces, Tiffany's jewelry and accessories will certainly enchant you.
Adresse: 1414 Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 735 1919
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm, Sun 12pm - 6pm
Transport: Walnut st & 15th st

Armour Philadelphia

Nestled in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic Fabric Row, the boutique Armour Philadelphia features classic menswear staples including shirts, trousers, jackets, ties and denim from innovative brands. The friendly and helpful staff are ready to create a modern, clean and smart look for you.
Adresse: 704 South 4th St, Philadelphia
Transport: 4th St & Walnut St

South Street

This loud, bustling and eclectic street is a Philly must-visit, and not only if you're searching for that perfect new edgy look. Stores and multi-ethnic restaurants line the street, and quite a few establishments invite to have a taste of the celebrated Philly Cheese Steak.
Adresse: 301 South St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 413 3713
Transport: 4th St & South St

Ten Thousand Villages

Shopping at one of this store's locations isn't only a fun activity, but a good deed - all items on sale have been crafted by artists from developing countries and obtained by rules of fair trade. Selling these items allows artists to build sustainable businesses and plan for the future.
Adresse: 1122 Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 574 2008
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10am - 7pm, Sun 12pm - 5pm
Transport: Market-Frankford Line to Market East Station, then walk South to Walnut.

Philly Aids Thrift Shop

Prepare to spend hours digging through this store's treasures if the words "vintage" and "thrift shop" make your heart beat faster. Clothes, vinyls, books, countless accessories and much more await you here, so come with time, enthusiasm and a bit of cash.
Adresse: 710 S 5th St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 922 3186
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11am - 8pm, Fri - Sat 11am - 9pm, Sun 11am - 7pm
Transport: South St & 5th St

Material Culture

Though located outside of town, Material Culture is definitely worth the trip for anyone looking to browse through antique furniture and modern decor items. The museum-like interior of the store makes it a fun visit even for those not planning to buy.
Adresse: 4700 Wissahickon Ave, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 849 8030
Åpningstider: Every day 11am - 5pm
Transport: Wissahickon Av & Roberts Av

Barnes & Noble

This installment in the nationwide bookstore chain offers seating with a view over Philly's famous Rittenhouse Square. Select a book to your liking and secure a spot overlooking the landmark, or head to the adjacent cafe.
Adresse: 1805 Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 665 0716
Åpningstider: Sun 10am - 8pm, Mon - Sat 9am - 10pm
Transport: Walnut St & 18th St

Franklin Mills

Ever the trendy shopping locale, Franklin Mills is Philadelphia’s largest outlet mall. Over 200 stores are featured to meet every retail whim, including Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Banana Republic Factory Store and Nike Factory Store. Dining and entertainment centers are found within, and the mall itself is located only minutes from Center City, Bensalem and New Jersey.
Adresse: 1455 Franklin Mills Circle, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 632 1500
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 10am - 9pm, Sun 11am - 7pm
Transport: Route 20: Philadelphia Mills to Frankford Transportation Center

Arader Galleries

Specializing in antiquarian merchandise, Arader Galleries of Philadelphia is off the beaten path of traditional consumerism. 16th through 19th century natural history prints, watercolors, maps, atlases, rare literature and more can be found. The items are supplied by private collectors, museums, art consultants and interior designers.
Adresse: 1308 Walnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 735 8811
Transport: Walnut St & 13th St

Shops at Liberty Place

Shopping is at your fingertips right in the middle of the Center City business district. The Shops at Liberty Place is a state-of-the-art urban retail site. LOFT, J. Crew, Victoria’s Secret, Express and Swarovski are just a few names located in house. A food court is included to fuel the shopping.
Adresse: 1625 Chestnut St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 851 9055
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 9.30am - 7pm, Sun 12pm - 6pm
Transport: Regional Rail Lines, Broad Street Line, Market-Frankford Line, Busses, Trolleys

Old City District

Serving as a microcosm of greater Philadelphia, the Old City District is a chic favorite for locals and visitors. With over 100 boutiques, OCD provides an array of jewelry, menswear, women’s apparel, shoe stores and furniture stores. It has an enticing proximity to hotels and restaurants as well.
Adresse: 231 Market St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 592 7929
Åpningstider: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Transport: Market St & 2nd St


Vagabond boutique offers chic fashion for women’s apparel. Tops, bottoms, dresses, shoes, jewelry, accessories and even swimwear are available. Cute home accessories are also sold.
Adresse: 37 N. Third St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 671 0737
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 11am - 7pm, Sun 11am - 5pm
Transport: 2nd St Station - MFL

Smak Parlour

Hip. Fab. Pretty. Punky. And girly. Smak Parlour chose those adjectives to describe their cute boutique, and quite fittingly. As a “pink Philadelphia boutique,” Smak Parlour offers women anything from glamorous apparel to glitzy house ware.
Adresse: 219 Market St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 625 4551
Åpningstider: Mon - Thu 11am - 7pm Fri & Sat 11am - 8pm, Sun 12pm - 6pm
Transport: Market St & 2nd St

Greene Street Consignment

With two Philadelphia locations at Chestnut Street and Manayunk, Greene Street sells and consigns men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories. Labels include anything from Gucci to Gap, and new items go to floor daily. As the name implies, Greene Street offers savvy shoppers the opportunity to buy quality brands while helping the environment.
Adresse: 8524 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 267 331 6725

Reading Terminal Market

Always the bustling spot, Reading Terminal Market is a historical farmers market located in Center City within Philadelphia. Fresh produce, meats, seafood and poultry, as well as Amish confections are sold at the market every day. Handmade crafts, jewelry and pottery are available from friendly vendors, and diverse cookware and restaurants are also found. If simplicity is your mantra, then pick up a flirty bouquet from one of the many flower stands.
Adresse: 12th & Arch St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 922 2317
Åpningstider: Mon - Sat 8am - 6pm, Sun 9am - 5pm
Transport: the hub of Philadelphia’s mass transit system.

Shane Confectionery

Established in 1863, Shane Confectionary is the oldest, continuously-run confectionery in the nation. All candy is crafted and handmade on-site, with a changing array of seasonal specials. Proud to uphold the traditions of old-fashioned confections, Shane uses the recipes of its founders.
Adresse: No.110 Market St, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 922 1048
Åpningstider: Mon - Thurs 11am-8pm, Fri -Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-9pm
Transport: Front St & Market St Loop

Philadelphia Outlets

A wealth of brands and convenience come standard at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets. There are 150 stores, such as Ann Taylor, BCBG Max Azria, Cole Haan, Guess, Michael Kors and more. Savings events are held weekly.
Adresse: 18 West Lightcap Road, Limerick
Telefon: +1 610 495 9000
Åpningstider: Sun - Wed 10am - 9pm, Thu - Fri - Sat 10am - 9pm
Transport: Daily bus service available via Route 93

Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is located 7 miles from downtown Philadelphia. It is the only major airport serving the metropolitan area. PHL is the second largest hub and primary international hub of US Airways, with thirty airlines offering 124 cities and 38 international destinations. Air Canada, Air Canada Jazz, British Airways, and Lufthansa all serve from PHL. Rail service to PHL is available via SEPTA’s Airport Rail Line. The general transportation system is a network of public transit, taxicab, shuttle, and limousine services.
Adresse: 8000 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 937 6937

Public Transport

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) incorporates many forms of transit: bus, subway and elevated rail, light rail, commuter rail and electric trolley bus. There are a variety of fare options. You can either pay cash for one way or buy a "One-Day Independence Pass" that allows you to travel on any and all SEPTA buses, trolleys, subways and trains. You can get the One-Day Independence Pass from the conductor on any Regional Rail train. Passes are also available at SEPTA Ticket and Sales Offices and online at
Adresse: 1234 Market Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 580 7800


United States Postal Service post boxes can be found around town. Some Post Office addresses in the city include 615 Chestnut St, 1201 Market St and 925 Dickinson St. The Offices' working hours are normally 9am to 5 or 6pm, but may vary by location.
Adresse: 615 Chestnut street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 215 592 9610


The following cab companies serve the Philadelphia area: Homestead Taxi - +1 215 855 9006 Freedom Taxi - +1 215 222 9999 Philadelphia Taxicab Service - +1 215 535 6700
Telefon: +1 215 855 9006


Abundant locations of Walgreen’s, CVS, Walmart, Target and various independent chain store retailers. Walgreen’s at 1 Broad St and 2310 W Oregon Ave are open 24/7, check for the closest pharmacy in the area you're staying in.
Adresse: 1800 South Street, Philadelphia
Telefon: +1 267 273 7585
Åpningstider: Mon-Fri 8am-10pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm


Country code: +1 Area Codes in Philadelphia: 215 & 267