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City Hall

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Address: Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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+1 215-686-2840
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, City Hall is...

Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, City Hall is perhaps the nation’s largest and most elaborate seat of municipal government, topped by the famous statue of William Penn.

Located in the building's East Portal in Room 121, the City Hall Visitor Center provides the opportunity for visitors to experience this architectural treasure. Tickets for interior and tower tours are available here, as well as tickets to other city attractions, and visitor essentials including maps, brochures, souvenirs and trip itineraries.

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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia City Tour with a Local Guide
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Hop-on Hop-off and Philly By Night Tour Combo

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Beautiful Building!

Gorgeous Building! We didn't get to go on the tour because it was raining both days that we went but just walking around was good enough for me. I loved the history of it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous Building! We didn't get to go on the tour because it was raining both days that we went but just walking around was good enough for me. I loved the history of it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we live in the Philly suburbs, a friend suggested we take this tour. The 12:30 version includes the elevator ride to the observation deck ( right below Wm Penn's feet). What a fascinating experience. The walls and ceilings in the rooms are spectacular. Although I have been to Versailles, we certainly have some must see sites right around us!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to google bronze statues, Philadelphia tall building to figure out what this building was from my hotel room, the next day I went to check it out. I don't know how much of it you can explore but I could spend hours just walking through the 4 entry ways of North, East, South and West. The detail, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The city hall is a great place to visit, walk around, and take pictures the architecture is incredible with statues and ornate pieces. It dominates the local area and will certainly catch your eye due to its vastness and beauty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of Broad Street is this beautiful building. All of the attention to detail makes this historic building worth the trip. Be sure to catch a peek of William Penn watching over his city of Brotherly Love.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the le meridien it had great views of city hall. Great place to walk around and take pictures. very beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only walked through this building, but it is a must-visit destination if you are visiting Philadelphia. This is the most breath-taking building I have ever seen!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful building with a great history. There were musicians in the courtyard. Worth a detour to quickly walk through.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It looks really cool at night time. Don't believe me, you should go at night and then you will know to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The City Hall harks back to the early days of Philadelphia and is a treat to walk through. Unmistakable in its grandeur.

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