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There are hundreds of ways to describe Philadelphia. But the only way to really know about the region is to experience it yourself.
Come delve into history, satisfy your inner artist, dine in a funky restaurant, shop at chic and trendy boutiques and let loose in the great outdoors.
Whether it’s your first visit or you’re a long-standing fan, explore this website in order to make the most of your trip. And for the latest on all there is to see and do, visit our blog uwishunu.com.
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- Outdoorsy Weekend At The Oval Brings Free Movie Screenings, A Beer Garden, Food Trucks, Kid-Friendly Games And More To The Parkway, October 3-5
- Head To The Inaugural Pennsylvania Bacon Festival, A Bacon-Themed Block Party This Saturday, October 4
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Preserving and interpreting the American Jewish experience
Rising five stories above Independence Mall, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Museum of American Jewish History brings to life the 360-year history of Jews in America.
Birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution
They risked everything — “their lives, their fortune and their sacred honor.” During the blistering summer of 1776, 56 courageous men gathered at the Pennsylvania State House and defied the King of England. Eleven years later, representatives from 12 states gathered to shape the U.S. Constitution, finally creating one unified nation.
Start at the Visitor Center
The Independence Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin your visit to the Philadelphia region.
Serenity and elegance in Fairmount Park
Enter a place of harmony and tranquility, where the large stone statue of the Buddhist deity Jizo keeps silent watch over the Shofuso in its home away from home in Fairmount Park. Explore the Pine Breeze Villa, fragrant from its tatami mats and hinoki bark roof; across the wooden bridge, a tea garden leads past lanterns to the ceremonial teahouse complex.
The largest lake in Southeastern Pennsylvania, accompanied by a 5,283-acre park
Offering more than 1,450 acres and four public launching areas, Lake Nockamixon is a popular spot for boating of all kinds, including catamarans and windsurfers. Anglers also enjoy this warm, expansive water lake, which is stocked with a variety of species.
The world’s only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution
The 160,000-square-foot National Constitution Center explores and explains this amazing document through high-tech exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. In the star-shaped Kimmel Theater, powerful music, a live actor and 360 degrees multi-media images tell the story of We the People.