Trourist Attractions of Philadelphia

The Independence National Historical Park will enthuse you with its fame as America's most historic square mile. You will find here in the city various points of interest like the Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Congress Hall, etc.

You might be knowing that the Independence Hall has seen some of America's most important historical moments like the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, and the creation of the United States Constitution in 1787.

You will find here preservation of the numerous  places being associated with the American Revolution and the nation's founding history.  The 55-acre park will place before you  much of the Philadelphia's most-visited historic district. You will come to know that the park has been nicknamed "America's most historic square mile" on account of its plenty of historic landmarks, as well.

You ill see here the centerpiece of the park- the  Independence Hall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted in the late 18th century. Independence Hall.

You will aslo find here other historic buildings, like the First Bank of the United States, the first bank chartered by the United States Congress, and the Second Bank of the United States, which had its charter renewal vetoed by President Andrew Jackson as part of the Bank War.
Carpenters' Hall, on its part, will mesmerise you as well.

Liberty Bell Pavilion

 You might be knowing that the liberty bell has long been a symbol of freedom and independence in the US. During its course of history, it has gone on tour around the country in the late 19th in an effort to inspire a sense of freedom and conquer divisions left by the Civil War.

Independence Hall
   
It is interesting to note that the Independence Hall has originally served as the State House of the Colony of Pennsylvania. it is also best known as the place where the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776 and the Continental Congress met again 11 years later and wrote the United States Constitution.

The focus is on the Assembly Hall, where the Second Continental Congress met behind closed doors to discuss their desire for independence from the British and it is aslo the place where the Declaration of Independence was signed and where George Washington was chosen as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army.

  Philadelphia Museum of Art

You will aslo get attarcted by the Philadelphia Museum of Art having one of the United States' largest collections of art being housed in a neoclassical building.

You will find here the finest sections of the museum include the medieval galleries, composing of the pictures by Rogier van der Weyden and the van Eyck brothers.

The Renaissance and Baroque works and art of the 18th and 19th centuries are aslo available here like the pictures by Van Gogh, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, Manet, Cezanne, Monet, and Degas.  The 20th century European art is also  represented by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse, Miro, Paul Klee, and other artists.


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