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Philadelphia: Double-Decker Sightseeing Bus Tour

Product ID: 59790
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Journey through America's past aboard an open-top double-decker bus in historic Philadelphia, passing along almost 30 sites such as Independence Hall and Ben Franklin's Grave.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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  • See the sights of Philadelphia aboard an open-top double-decker bus
  • Visit Independence Hall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art and much more
  • Learn more about the cultural attractions from the on-board guide
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Climb aboard the double-decker hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus and discover the sights of Philadelphia at your own pace. Benefit from the services on an onboard guide and avail of frequent departures every day of the week. Learn the history of the city and its cultural attractions, and hear where the best places to eat and shop are along the way.

Follow in the footsteps of "Rocky" and climb the stairs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Enjoy an authentic cheesesteak or retrace the steps of the founding fathers and see where they signed the Declaration of Independence. Sit back and enjoy the 90-minute ride around Philly seeing almost 30 points of interest along the way.

Sights you will see:

• Independence Visitor Center (northeast corner of 5th and Market Streets)
• Betsy Ross House 
• U.S. Mint and Ben Franklin’s Grave 
• National Constitution Center 
• Chinatown (northeast corner of Arch Street at 10th Street)
• Reading Terminal Market/Convention Center 
• City Hall and Love Park
• Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul/Sister Cities 
• Barnes Foundation (21st Street and Ben Franklin Parkway) 
• Rodin Museum
• Eastern State Penitentiary
• Perelman Building of the Philadelphia Museum of Art
• Philadelphia Zoo 
• Please Touch Museum/Memorial Hall/Fairmount Park
• Rocky Steps
• Philadelphia Museum of Art
• Franklin Institute/Logan Circle
• The Bellevue/Rittenhouse Square
• Academy of Music/Broad Street
• Antiques Row (10th and Pine Street)
• South Street/Headhouse Square
• Vietnam Veterans Memorial
• Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing/Columbus Boulevard
• Penn's Landing/Waterfront
• Old City/Christ Church
• Museum of American Jewish History
  • Guide
  • Courtesy pick-up from airport or city center hotel
  • Audio headsets

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Meeting point

Tour departs from the SW corner of 6th and Market Streets. Please look for the Big Bus staff and kiosk.

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Important information
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• Please note that the double-decker buses are subject to availability. They may be substituted by trolleys, depending on passenger numbers
• Due to current health and safety concerns, this tour will not make stops. The tour will ride continuously for 90 minutes

From US$ 25 per person

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