Historic Philadelphia Virtual Tour

We are pleased to present the multitude of historical richness found within one square mile in historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the birthplace of our nation. If the virtual tour inspires you, we hope you'll consider visiting the City of Brotherly Love in person

The Virtual Tour

On each stop, we show a picture and give you a history of that site. Then, at the bottom are:

Interesting facts and trivia marked with red bullets

Facts and tourist information marked with blue bullets

Note! The tour does not proceed alphabetically, chronologically, or geographically, but by our own caprice. The following alternatives are available, however:

Additional resources for Philadelphia Visitors

Independence Hall: Directions & Parking

Book a Guided Tour with Ed Mauger
Have the best guided tour in the Historic District

Suggested tours
For seeing Historic Philadelphia in person

Places of Worship
Map of churches, meeting houses, synagogues, in Historic Philadelphia

Independence Visitor Center: 800-537-7676

Want information from the Convention and Visitors' Bureau? Call 215-636-3300


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