Tourist Attractions in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania and the fifth most-populous in the entire country, started out as a city that relies mostly on the manufacturing industry. It eventually reached bankruptcy back in the late 1980s and revitalization efforts began in the 1990s. Today, Philly is home to several universities and colleges making it a top international study destination. Over 39 million domestic tourists alone visited the city in 2013 and were mostly drawn to its culture, arts and history. Currently, tourism is playing a major role in the city’s industry and the 67 National Historic Landmarks that can be found in Philly has helped boost that. Several firsts in the US could also be found here including the first library, zoo, business and medical school, hospital, Capitol and stock exchange. Numerous parks could be found in Philadelphia with the 9200-acre Fairmount Park being the largest of all. It is also the largest landscaped urban park in the world.

There are 85 tourist attractions found in Philadelphia, PA. This is 7% of all tourist attractions listed in Pennsylvania. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and landmarks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Philadelphia. You may find a list of all categories of Philadelphia attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Philadelphia of that type.

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