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Where to stay in Old City?

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What's Old City like?

There are lots of things that visitors like about Old City, especially its restaurants and historical sites. Travellers like this walkable neighbourhood for its museums. Nature lovers can visit Independence Mall and Independence National Historical Park. There's plenty more to see, including Betsy Ross House and Benjamin Franklin Bridge.

How to get to Old City

Old City is located 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from the heart of Philadelphia.

Flying to:

  • Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from Old City
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia), 11 mi (17.6 km) from Old City
  • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), 28.2 mi (45.3 km) from Old City

Getting to Old City on the metro

Stations in the neighbourhood include:
  • 2nd St. Station
  • 5th St. Station

Things to see and do in and around Old City

What to see in Old City

  • Betsy Ross House
  • Benjamin Franklin Bridge
  • Independence Mall
  • Independence National Historical Park
  • Elfreth's Alley

Things to do in Old City

  • Museum of the American Revolution
  • Blue Cross RiverRink
  • Cherry Street Pier
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • National Liberty Museum

Other popular Old City attractions

  • Historic Arch Street Meeting House
  • Christ Church
  • Carpenters' Hall
  • Philadelphia's Gay Bingo
  • Fireman's Hall

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