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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...more
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Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3400
City Centre West
+1 267-514-4757
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This building is absolutely amazing up close. I don't usually care about this kind of thing, but it was so cool. We walked over to it from the "Love" sign park. Then we realized you could actually walk through it and underneath. Then you are...More

Thank Nank135
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can't visit Philadelphia without visiting city hall! The craftsmanship and architecture is breathtaking.

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 4 days ago

walk around the area . the building is a work of art . it is free the building is unique styled . at this time they are putting up the Christmas tree and ice skating rink I do not know if they charge to skate...More

Thank cautioustourist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great picture stop for history. And very easy parking on a regular business day. Gran kids enjoyed the site.

Thank firecode
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and amazing building. It towers over the city like its protecting history. It’s in the middle of the city. You could walk or take the bus. There many other interesting things to see around city hall too.

Thank Darlene H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great building to see, with allot of history. Worth a visit, and the viewing tower also offers good views of the city.

Thank lewish725
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book to get up to the top of city hall to see the fabulous views from the tower. Well worth doing! A lift takes you right up to viewing platform high up above the city.

Thank Dolina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently explored Philly's City Hall after a meeting there and was.amazed when I decided to wander and explore. I have lived in the area for over 35 years and had never ventured to the top of the Empire style building. City Hall has nearly...More

Thank wanderlustlife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the center of the city a bit of walk from independence hall (and passing by some interesting folk) is the City hall a very impressive building, we didn't have time for the tour but took a brief wander inside and a good view of...More

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The City Hall building is beautiful and impressive.My husband and I took the building and tower tour. Our tour guide was so informative and knowledgeable. He was very passionate about the building and its architecture. The floating stairs were really impressive

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4 January 2018|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
Hi, @schmutaki. Philadelphia’s City Hall is both an architectural marvel, and a working seat of government. Citizens come to secure marriage licenses, probate wills and register to vote. Visitors travel from around the... More
25 October 2016|
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Response from AlexanderK4420 | Reviewed this property |
I even called them to confirm - no tours are scheduled for that day.
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13 February 2016|
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Response from Joseph W C | Reviewed this property |
It won't be open in observance of Presidents' Day