Welcome to

Philadelphia

Video by Dan King/Bluecadet; Photo by B. Krist/Visit Philadelphia

The best visits start with the Independence Visitor Center.

Seeing the best of the City of Brotherly Love is as simple as starting at the right place.

We provide access to all the city has to offer: activities, tickets, reservations, and opportunities. 

Our friendly, multilingual staff can help turn any visitor's wish list into a personalized and unforgettable itinerary. 

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Avenues of Our Founders and Freedom

Avenues of Our Founders and Freedom

The Avenue of Our Founders (Market St. from Front to 8th Sts.) recognizes the four founding fathers who lived here. The Avenue of Freedom (6th St. from Race to Lombard Sts.) recognizes the area's rich history in African-American leadership.
Tower Tour

City Hall Tower Tour

Enjoy a panoramic view from the city's highest open-air observation deck, 548 feet up! Ascend to the top of City Hall via elevator and see a spectacular view of the city Penn envisioned.

City Hall Interior Tour

City Hall Interior Tour

Explore the history, art, and architecture of the world's highest masonry load-bearing structure on this two-hour guided tour.

Rocky Statue

The Rocky Statue and Rocky Steps

A larger-than-life bronze sculpture immortalizes the fictional boxer who has become the city's unofficial underdog mascot, Rocky Balboa. The 72 steps Rocky climbed are trekked by tens of thousands each year.

Explore the City
Blue Cross River Rink Winterfest

Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Skyline

Sightseeing Pass

Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution

Big Bus Tours

Big Bus Tours

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

Please Touch Museum

Please Touch Museum

Nearby on Independence Mall
Independence Hall

Independence Hall

The Liberty Bell

Liberty Bell Center

President's House Site

President's House Site

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

Old City Hall

Old City Hall

Great Essentials Exhibit

Great Essentials Exhibit

Congress Hall

Congress Hall

Carpenter's Hall

Carpenters' Hall

Top Questions
How can I redeem the Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package?

Looking for a hotel deal when you visit Philadelphia? The Visit Philly Overnight Hotel Package is a great way to save when you stay over, available year-round with different perks included seasonally.

Learn more and find participating hotels: VisitPhilly.com/PackageHotels

Where is the closest place to park by Independence Hall?

Convenient, onsite parking is available for visitors who start at the Visitor Center. The AutoPark at Independence Mall is a 24-hour, fully enclosed parking garage operated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Entrances are located on both 5th and 6th Streets, between Market and Arch Streets.

What is the best way to get around Philadelphia?

Philadelphia is a wonderful city to explore on foot. Try the public transit service, Philly PHLASH, or the city's bike sharing program, Ride Indego. Check out our Get Around page for more suggestions on how to make navigating Philly a breeze.