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The Independence Hall of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 
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Distance from city center: 1.2mi
blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 30th of September, 2010
A historical landmark, the Independence Hall is a building to see. It has been an important location for US citizens, being the place where the Declaration of Independence has been signed and where the Constitution of the United States has been written.

The only drawback is that you can’t really enter any of the buildings, though there is a guided pre-booked tour I’ve heard about. It wasn’t so impressive to me; I was expecting something more majestic I think. The Liberty Bell, however, is something to see. You have to arrive early to see it, because there’s always a big line before it, and is greatly protected, meaning that before entering the hall, you have to leave at the entrance everything that’s suspicious (stripping like at the airport).

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43 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

 
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