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Independence National Historical Park

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Address: 143 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home...

One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home to the Liberty Bell, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Independence Hall.

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Stories you don't know about how America happened

The Park Service tour guides are the stars of this place--they must have a competition to get the Independence Hall gig, because these folks are GOOD! They are basically old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Park Service tour guides are the stars of this place--they must have a competition to get the Independence Hall gig, because these folks are GOOD! They are basically old buildings with old furniture in them, but them come to life under the spell cast by these park ranger storytellers. Makes the hair stand up on the back of your... More 

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

great location - nicely protected and secured monument. Well preserved artifact. Easily accessible location and even the surrounding areas are nice to visit.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of Philadelphia's historic monuments are located within the Independence National Historical Park. It also includes the Independence Mall. Primary sights are Independence Hall and Congress Hall. It stretches from the City Tavern on 2nd Street past the Customs House and 1st and 2nd Banks as well as Carpenters Hall and also includes Franklin Court. This is an easy area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Do take the time to stroll through and read the displays and plaques. Great history lesson. I truly enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-do when in Philadelphia, we were shocked to see that there was no admission fee to get in. A nice surprise! You don't need a long time to visit, but you could spend a bunch of time there if you want. Or, just head in, snap your selfie and move on.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't care how many times I could have helped you I have to see the Liberty Bell. I know technically it doesn't really quite a great deal in the history of our country but it is such a beautiful symbol the first several times I saw it it was still in an open area and he stood in front... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Explored Independence National Historic Park on a rainy day the first week of January, and it was the perfect time to go because of the lack of crowds. Only saw a handful of people at the Liberty Bell--we could take pictures of it without anyone walking around it/getting in the way. The visitor center is well-designed with a couple movies... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park has been nicknamed "America's most historic square mile" and on the finally stop of our 9 day Globus Americas Historic East tour we found out why. The centerpiece of the park is Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the Declaration of Independence was signed and Independence Mall, which contains the Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy free tour, save your money for cheese steak! None of the sites take a long time but strung together, you have a nice free visit. I started in the Visitor Center and noticed a Ranger lead tour at Independence Hall. Quick walk to the Hall (be prepared for security) to see THE place where our founding fathers hammered out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in this area during a historic walking tour. We saw the outside of Independence Hall and went inside to see the Liberty Bell. Both of course are a must see. We had to go through metal detectors to get inside the Liberty Bell and that kind of held us up as it was slow going.

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