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City Hall

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Address: Penn Square, Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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+1 215-686-1776
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
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Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, the seat of city...

Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, the seat of city government is topped by the famous statue of William Penn.

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just stop and stare

Your jaw can't help but drop open at the sight of this ornate building, so artfully done -- and in a way that builders are no longer capable of crafting. Just take a perch and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Your jaw can't help but drop open at the sight of this ornate building, so artfully done -- and in a way that builders are no longer capable of crafting. Just take a perch and stare at it for a while from a variety of angles, and hopefully you'll come away with the same appreciation of it that i did.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beauty of this building is evident in the majestic architecture. This building commands its space in the historic building.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Perhaps I spoiled. I've had the pleasure of wandering freely inside while on jury duty. The court rooms are simply magnificent. Exactly what a court room should be. The mayor's office is awesome, council chambers lovely, restoration of the facade and the interior has revealed incredible statuary. This is worth a stop.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to struggle here to find a parking space, even on a Saturday. Too much crowd on the streets as well as around the city center. The building is real icon of US. Went inside to the rest rooms, which gave us an opportunity to have a closer look at history of raising of this icon. The surroundings are... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right in the middle of town a lovely Icon in honor of the rational thinking that is celebrated in the city of brotherly love. If only the sisters were included, this city would be a utopia.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are right downtown it is hard to miss this huge landmark. It can be seen from many angles and locations. A beauty of a building.

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Valhalla, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was right across from the hotel I stayed in so I checked the outside but not the inside. The clock was really cool, could see it from my hotel room, and the plaza was really nice.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by on a Friday night to walk around and watch the ice skaters. Beautiful architecture and vendors peddling their wares. Highlight of the evening was watching the Zamboni dress the ice. If you like the vibrancy of big city life this is a go to spot,

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Philly before Christmas and did the City Hall tour. It was very informative. Our guide was great, she was from New Jersey but knew all bout the hall. We wandered all over the building, ending up in the viewing platform at the top of the tower, just under the statue of William Penn. We were even able... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wm Penn the founder of Pennswoods or the Pennsylvania of the present has honored Wm Penn with a statue ......... there are food trucks in the area. ..This the seat of Philadelphia city local government the building is interesting and the high point is the statue of Wm Penn high up on the city hall building.....

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