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City Hall

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

Philadelphians did it right when they designed the city streets around this historic site. Doesn't matter if you are driving by or walking within the Hall you will not be disappointed with the architectural design of this building.

Thank April J
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Without a doubt this is one of the most important things to see among so many things in Phily to enjoy! Incredible architecture, and incredible artwork and sculptures. Take the tour by visiting the tourist center in the City Hall. You will not be disappointed!

Thank George P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful visit and tour. Our guide really knew her stuff. Took the time to explain all the sculptures and architectural features. Lovely elevator operator for the top floor took pictures for us. Fascinating building. Well worth a visit.

Thank EllieKIreland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Philadelphia, its worth taking time visiting the City Hall.. Its an amazing place and Center of Downtown,,

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just simply arriving at our hotel and looking to the right, the most obvious and most imposing building is the City Hall. Located right in the centre of Philadelphia and with superb architectural detail. It became an old friend and a marker point during our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

City Hall was wonderful to visit. Folks were friendly and knowledgeable. A lot of history to learn about. Must do.

Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

City Hall is a building in Center City that you don't want to miss and honestly if you're visiting the city you CAN'T really miss it. City Hall is absolutely beautiful. I love all of the events that occur around it throughout the year, including...More

Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gates both sides were designed a long long time ago and actually made in 2015. Superb building. Bit smelly in bits unfortunately.

Thank Catherine S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful sight and very grand. Stroll around the square. Strikingly clean. Well worth a viewing. Go into the very center and you are standing in the center of Philadelphia! Recommended .

Thank StephenCr0ss
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The detail in this building is mind blowing. To think they started construction in 1871 with such limited machinery and equipment is fascinating. The one side has in ground sprinkler/waterfalls that children play in in the warm months and then it converts to an ice...More

Thank Melissa L
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schmutaki
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
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liberty7318
25 October 2016|
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Response from Alexander K | Reviewed this property |
I even called them to confirm - no tours are scheduled for that day.
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Liz M
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
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