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Society Hill

Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-923-0210
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A treasure of a red-brick neighborhood.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good55%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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+1 215-923-0210
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"cobblestone streets"
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"delaware river"
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"old city"
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"south street"
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"independence hall"
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"stroll"
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"century"
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

First I have to tell you location is perfect for it's a couple a blocks to independence hall, Liberty Bell, Treasury (mint) and 7 blocks to the famous Reading market to eat the best Italian pulled pork to spare ribs. parking is only one block...More

Thank musa n
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Love the brick sidewalks and all the old buildings with character. Everyone is very help and friendly. We even visited the nearest Wawa for coffee and food for the ride home. While waiting for our food the police were called to kick out two drunks...More

Thank Mylilblueshoes
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Society Hill is both a visual time-capsule and an oasis from the modern core of Philly. There is no need to make any elaborate plans for visiting the area . . . just start somewhere and wander around. You will be quietly amazed by all...More

1  Thank C J
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Located south of the National Historic Park and close to the Delaware River, this neighborhood is one of the oldest in Philadelphiaand boasts a combination of restaurants, historic attractions and shops. Named after the Society of Free Traders (association of elite merchants), it contains the...More

Thank Joseph G
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Why is Society Hill, a prominent part of early Philadelphia history, called Society Hill? I went to investigate and was astounded by the area’s transformation from commercial hub during colonial and post-revolutionary times to a contemporary mixture of lovely historical residences, stately buildings repurposed for...More

1  Thank Elisabeth B
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

This area, full of old houses and cobblestone streets, is a step back in time. Everything is very well maintained and lets you imagine what it would have been like to take a stroll during the Revolution. Great place to relax.

1  Thank jediknight101
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Walk you and or you love interest for a one or two hour enjoyable food... sights and street sounds, south street the one st that is a must get down and get up to a wonderful loving experience!!!!!!!

Thank thomas p
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice neighborhood with cobblestone streets, row houses, cafes and shops. Just few blocks away from Old City.

1  Thank gerb0044
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is the old, ritzy part of Philly. We walked around here and got a feel for what it would be like to have money. It is a nice place to stroll and dream about owning a house there.

Thank Samantha I
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We enjoyed walking around Society Hill at night. There is a lot to see - cafes, shops, people, old houses. But it was really hard to find a parking space. The parking garages are very expensive, but otherwise you will be cruising around looking for...More

2  Thank Howie089
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