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This was the visit of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia It is the first city we visited in our coast to coast travel through the United States and Canada.

After having breakfast at the hotel where we stayed inNew York, about 7:30 in the morning we leave for Philadelphia, taking an hour and a half to arrive.

As we got closer to the city, the skyline fromPhiladelphia It appeared majestic in front of us. Already inside the city we park in a parking Central, by the way, quite expensive.

Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia it is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the sixth most populous city of the U.S with 1.6 million inhabitants, while the population of the metropolitan area is around 6 million.

The city now appears as a large commercial, educational and cultural center, and became the social and geographical center of the 13 original colonies of America.

But above all it is known for being the city where important events occurred that gave rise to the United States independence of the British Empire in 1776

Also, after the ratification of the Constitution of the United States, the city was the temporary national capital from 1790 to 1800, while Washington DC It was under construction.

What to see in Philadelphia

On our trip we spent more than three hours walking through Philly, as abbreviated his name in these parts.

Liberty Bell in Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia It is also known for being multi-movie stage, from the classic Guess who is coming for dinner tonight, to the most recent Philadelphia, with Tom Hanks, and Rocky.

In the visit to Philadelphia it is easy to recognize the stairway that the protagonist of Rocky He runs up during his workouts.

Walking through Filadelpfa we have visited several emblematic places of the city, such as the Liberty Bell (Liberty Bell), he Independence Historical Park, he Independence hall, he Old city hall and the Betsy Ross House.

We have also visited the downtown from Philadelphia, walking under the great skyscrapers, experience that we will experience in many other American cities.

We really liked the city and it seems nice to live.

Philadelphia in Pennsylvania

We highlight a market with a Food court more original, without the presence of the best known trademarks of fast food.

It was a more market-type leisure center as we are used to in Spain, with tables and all kinds of food and specialties, where we sat for coffee.

Pictures of Philadelphia

Here you have more Photos of our visit of Philadelphia.









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