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Society Hill

Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-923-0210
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A treasure of a red-brick neighborhood.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good57%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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+1 215-923-0210
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Society Hill is both a visual time-capsule and an oasis from the modern core of Philly. There is no need to make any elaborate plans for visiting the area . . . just start somewhere and wander around. You will be quietly amazed by all...More

1  Thank C J
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Located south of the National Historic Park and close to the Delaware River, this neighborhood is one of the oldest in Philadelphiaand boasts a combination of restaurants, historic attractions and shops. Named after the Society of Free Traders (association of elite merchants), it contains the...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Why is Society Hill, a prominent part of early Philadelphia history, called Society Hill? I went to investigate and was astounded by the area’s transformation from commercial hub during colonial and post-revolutionary times to a contemporary mixture of lovely historical residences, stately buildings repurposed for...More

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This area, full of old houses and cobblestone streets, is a step back in time. Everything is very well maintained and lets you imagine what it would have been like to take a stroll during the Revolution. Great place to relax.

1  Thank jediknight101
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Walk you and or you love interest for a one or two hour enjoyable food... sights and street sounds, south street the one st that is a must get down and get up to a wonderful loving experience!!!!!!!

Thank thomas p
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice neighborhood with cobblestone streets, row houses, cafes and shops. Just few blocks away from Old City.

1  Thank gerb0044
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is the old, ritzy part of Philly. We walked around here and got a feel for what it would be like to have money. It is a nice place to stroll and dream about owning a house there.

Thank Samantha I
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We enjoyed walking around Society Hill at night. There is a lot to see - cafes, shops, people, old houses. But it was really hard to find a parking space. The parking garages are very expensive, but otherwise you will be cruising around looking for...More

2  Thank Howie089
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was a stop along our self-guided walking tour through the city. A lot of history there and cobblestone streets.

Thank Scoutmander
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Perfect for a romantic stroll, tree lined small streets and old colonial brick with different shutter colors makes this a wonderful place to enjoy. Take a carriage ride through here, then walk it for the best of all worlds.

1  Thank KaTe2
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