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Intrepid tourists will find no shortage of things to do in Philadelphia. Attractions in this city are abundant and so varied that any kind of visitor will find something to love. For starters, there are some of the best historical sites in the states, where total buffs can take selfies by the Liberty Bell and even tour Independence Hall – the very spot where the founding fathers debated and drafted the Constitution and Declaration of Independence. Not only that, but shoppers will find plenty to love—and eat—at two of Philadelphia's best markets, Reading Terminal and the Italian Market. Then, for lovers of film and kitsch, there's the Rocky statue and steps and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens. And to be honest, that only scratches the surface.
Our list comprises all the must-see Philadelphia attractions. But, if you're on a tight schedule, consider joining one of several city sightseeing tours, which will include stops at many of these major sites.
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