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City Hall

Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3400
+1 267-514-4757
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Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, City Hall is perhaps the nation’s largest and most elaborate seat of municipal government, topped by the famous statue of William Penn. Located in the building's East Portal in Room 121, the City Hall Visitor Center provides the opportunity for visitors to experience this architectural treasure. Tickets for interior and tower tours are available here, as well as tickets to other city attractions, and visitor essentials including maps, brochures, souvenirs and trip itineraries.
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Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3400
City Center West
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+1 267-514-4757
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"william penn"
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"beautiful building"
in 77 reviews
"observation deck"
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"tower tour"
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"municipal building"
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"clock tower"
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"small elevator"
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"city council"
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"amazing architecture"
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"elevator ride"
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"christmas market"
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"degree view"
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"architectural gem"
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"ice skating"
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"broad street"
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"city of brotherly love"
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Reviewed yesterday

This building is a very beautiful building, with lots of history, located downtown and having an underground right under it. You have lots of shops and restaurants to check in this area and the building was rather large. I would suspect in summer time to...More

Thank TERRAvelista
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed the walk and the sightseeing. A must see. Also, check the top view - the landscape can be pretty amazing

Thank Beatrice P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surprise, we booked the City Hall Tower tour and didn’t expect to much. You get 15 mins following an old fashioned lift to just below the William Penn Statue. And the lift can only take 4 people. Super views and you finally get...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this amazing building on a Sunday, but were disappointed that we couldn't do a tour, because it's closed on the weekends. But we returned on Monday, and took the City Hall Tower Tour. This wasn't a tour so much, but more of a...More

Thank Ian K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly in the heart of the city, good luck on finding a parking spot. Its in a odd spot because it cuts off the main street Broad and you have to go around City Hall to get to the other side of the street, the...More

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the spring & summer you can eat lunch at one of the many tables and watch the fountains and people watch. In the winter time they offer iceskating and a winter garden beautiful picture opportunity.

Thank Annette P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great site to see on a walkaround in downtown Philly. Incredible exterior detail and it's on the subway route. Places like this are disappearing in urban America - this is a must-see.

Thank musictraveler40
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you you look up from the street level you can see the statue of William Penn high atop the city hall. Taking the ride up in the elevator to the observation deck gets you much closer and gives you an amazing 360 view of...More

Thank CalGal090
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a plaace you could spend a day here. So much history and unbelievable buildings. Makes you wonder How they built them.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the very center of “Center City” this magnificent building is one of the largest City Hall buildings in the US. The structure was designed by John McArthur, Jr who had the vision to hire Sculptor Alexander Milne Calder, grandfather of Alexander Calder, to...More

Thank John G
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schmutaki
January 5, 2018|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
Hi, @schmutaki. Philadelphia’s City Hall is both an architectural marvel, and a working seat of government. Citizens come to secure marriage licenses, probate wills and register to vote. Visitors travel from around the... More
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liberty7318
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Alexander K | Reviewed this property |
I even called them to confirm - no tours are scheduled for that day.
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Liz M
February 13, 2016|
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Response from Joseph W C | Reviewed this property |
It won't be open in observance of Presidents' Day
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