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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the loveliest of the 5 original squares devised by William Penn. Here are a few snaps of the square this

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lee A
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Society Hill really isn’t a hill any longer if it ever was. But the townhouses are wonderfully kept in mint condition. It is unimaginable that a structure built in 1778 still survives yet there they are. I would love to have gone inside one to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

It is located right near Independence Hall. The tree lined streets are lovely and historical homes are beautiful. Many of the homes have historical placards. The building all have character. You will have a good time just wander around this area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed 11 May 2018

No stay in center city Philadelphia or visit to Independence Hall is complete without a stroll through Society Hill. The tree lined streets are lovely and historical homes are beautiful. Many of the homes have historical placards. Historical churches and Pennsylvania Hospital are near by....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Love the brick sidewalks and all the old buildings with character. Everyone is very help and friendly. We even visited the nearest Wawa for coffee and food for the ride home. While waiting for our food the police were called to kick out two drunks...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Mylilblueshoes
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: November 2016
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!!!!!!!

Date of experience: October 2016
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