INDEPENDENCE NAT. HISTORICAL PARK
Philadelphia is home to the historic legacy of the United States. It was here that the Liberty Bell rang for the first time to announce the declaration of independence.
STRASBURG RAIL ROAD
Embark on a nostalgic journey with a Strasburg Railroad steam locomotive from Strasburg to Paradise.
ONE LIBERTY OBSERVATION DECK
From the observation deck of the One Liberty Place skyscraper, you have a breathtaking view of all of Philadelphia.
EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY
The former prison is based on a medieval castle. Celebrities like Al Capone and Willie Sutton were already here.
Go on a trip to the modern metropolis of Philadelphia - where innovative creativity meets fresh energy, education and science. History was once written here, and the idea of independence is still reflected today - in the city, in the region and in the people who make up the unique flair in Philadelphia.
Experience a fascinating mix of past and present as you
stroll through the lively streets of Philadelphia. The city center is very
easy to explore on foot, and along the way you will find a colorful variety
of parks, shops, works of art, restaurants, museums and friendly people.
Philadelphia - the birthplace of the United States. Colonial times and founder romanticism prevail here. Drive the horse-drawn carriage through the streets and you will feel as if Benjamin Franklin wants to greet everyone personally. Original or fake? Restored or new and creatively supplemented? This is often difficult to distinguish.
No other city in the United States is more closely connected to the country's history and origins than Philadelphia in eastern Pennsylvania.
Here is the Independence National Historical Park, which the
Philadelphians tongue in cheekly call “America's most historic square
mile”. Because here the declaration of independence of the country was
signed in 1776 and the famous liberty bell is kept here to this day.
The convenient connection to other cities such as New York, Boston or Washington DC also speaks for a visit to the "City of Brotherly Love".
Other cities can be reached in a very short time by train, bus or rental car. Traveling on by train is highly recommended - a trip from Washington DC or New York City to Philadelphia takes less than two hours, and Boston is around six hours away. Various bus companies also have a well-developed network and travel to the surrounding large cities of the country at affordable prices.
Philadelphia itself today presents itself as an endearing and modern city with classic skyscrapers, spacious shopping centers and exclusive boutiques, numerous world-class museums and galleries, many cozy bars and some of the best restaurants in North America, as well as countless green spaces and parks. It is not for nothing that “Philly” is often awarded the superlative “greenest city in the USA”.
ATTRACTIONS IN PHILADELPHIA
Independence National Historical Park and Liberty Bell
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Reading Terminal Market
National Constitution Center
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
Franklin Institute Science Museum
Eastern State Penitentiary
Discover trendy neighborhoods, diverse cultural offerings and gastronomic highlights.
Pittsburgh - once a center of steel construction - is now one of the most beautiful and diverse cities in the United States. Instead of steelworks, the city scores with a huge range of sports. There are three professional teams here that you can cheer on with the fans when you visit the stadium, the Progressive Field.
The more than 90 different neighborhoods, all of which have
their unique character and individual culture, speak for the
versatility. Experience the incomparable hospitality of the locals with a
delicious dinner in one of the first-class restaurants and small
bistros. Don't miss out on Pittsburgh's diverse, vibrant cultural
district. Dance, singing or theater - there is something for every taste to
Sports in Pittsburgh is an experience Sports
The city has established itself in professional sports and has been nominated as "Best Sports City". Be in a thrilling game at the stadium there and experience first hand the electric atmosphere and the incomparable team spirit.
Actively But even you can sport in and around Pittsburgh For example, ride a section of the approximately 240-kilometer Great Allegheny Passage - a bike path that runs on former railroad tracks in western Pennsylvania is ideal for a tour with a mountain bike. Or explore the large Frick Park, which offers countless hiking trails, some tennis courts and the traditional "Lawn Bowling".
It is also worth taking a bike tour along the three
rivers. The approximately 40 km long Three Rivers Heritage Trail is ideal
Would you like to see the city from a completely different perspective? Then take a kayak and take an exciting tour on the rivers.
Feast and enjoy
Pittsburgh's cultural offering also includes numerous museums. Visit the beautiful contemporary art exhibitions at the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Mattress Factory.
The Andy Warhol Museum also offers a fascinating art exhibition. Here you can marvel at the extraordinary works of the famous pop art artist Andy Warhol.