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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The shop was helpful but the sight was a wonderful part of the park that is not to be missed. The Docent was simply great.

Date of experience: September 2019
3  Thank rogersober
Reviewed 28 July 2019

The tower trip is great and good views but the tour guide was absolutely terrible. She even joked at the intro session that she couldn't be sacked as she was a volunteer. Letting the city down badly. Possibly one of the worst ours I've ever...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

The old city hall in Philadelphia is still Standing tall. You can take a guided tour and relive history. It’s a great feeling to be in the heart of the area that our country’s freedom was built on.

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 12 May 2019

Building topped by 70 ton figure of William Penn. Lifting a huge lump of stone into place is still an engineering miracle - just how did they manage it way back then? Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 29 April 2019

So it seems that many are mixing up the current city hall with the old city hall in their reviews. This is for the Old City Hall located next to Independence Hall. My tour guide was awesome! Once he learned that I worked in a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank laynielee
Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Loved the tower tour. Very brief, but the views are amazing. Get a little bit of history from the tour guides, it was fairly limited but was enough. I would recommend.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank maelkimo
Reviewed 11 April 2019 via mobile

My cousin, sister and I did the Tower Tour only. Every person leading up to the Tower was wonderful. From the lady we encountered when we first went to the wrong place, and the girl we bought the tickets from and even the Security Guards...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 April 2019

We wanted to take the interior tour, but it is only once a day...at 12:30. If you go, it takes 1.5-2 hours. We were able to go on the tower tour, which takes you to the very top of the building just under the Penn...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Shari B
Reviewed 11 March 2019 via mobile

I was in Philly for a quick, less than 24 work trip. I went to the observation building and city hall was a quick walk from there. The old architecture was breathtaking! I could almost feel the old history and decisions being made. Love it!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tunnylyn
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Philadelphia's first city hall, it's not as interesting as the new one, but still it's worth to visit it.

Date of experience: March 2018
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LMS51
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Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, Yes there is definitely a view from the top! Lookup information at the Visit Philly website under "Top Five Sky-High Vantage Points". Sorry this website doesn't allow pasting links here
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