Philadelphia is the birthplace of the Philly Cheesesteak sandwich. Brothers Pat and Harry Olivieri first served the sandwich in the 1930s from a little hot dog stand. The sandwich was so popular, Pat was able to open his own restaurant.

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Wizard World Comic Con

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Asian Food & Business Expo

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Taste of the Italian Market Tour – April 2016

Philadelphia served as the meeting place for the United States Congress for several years, and was where George Washington served as president from 1790 to 1797

Philadelphia is considered to be one of the most haunted cities in the United States of America, and has one of the highest densities of haunted houses.

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Exclusive offers just for you   View these exclusive deals picked just for you by our partners, from shopping to dining to entertainment. Don’t miss specials from the city’s world-renowned Mural Arts Program or tax-free shopping on shoes and clothes (plus a discount!) at Macy’s, housed in the historic Wanamaker Building. And be sure to check back as more are added! If you’re looking for a great deal on a world-class city, you’ve come to the right place.
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Attractions

World-class attractions, world-class city As America’s birthplace, Philadelphia is the nation’s only World Heritage City. Where else can you walk from the sites where political luminaries debated standing up to a king to the home of the largest collection of Rodin sculptures outside of Paris before making your way through a giant-sized human heart?  Want to make some memories? Philadelphia is here for the making. DiscoverPHL Picks: Five places you must visit to experience Philadelphia Historic Mile: Including Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center and much more Rodin Museum Eastern State Penitentiary One Liberty Observation Deck Longwood Gardens

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Philadelphia has two well-known nicknames. It’s the “City of Brotherly Love,” and the “Cradle of Liberty.”
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Philadelphia was where the first American Flag was designed, sewn by Betsy Ross out of her humble upholstery shop.

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    Thinking of relocating from Philly to Colorado Springs? No reason you should not. If you are giving it serious consideration then make sure you are dealing with the best real estate agents in Colorado Springs, the Lauhee Group.

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    If you are considering moving to Canada, our brothers to the North, then you need to ensure you are in good hands. We suggest going with Paranych, a premiere Edmonton real estate agency.

    Our friends at Reverse the Nation offer access to a reverse mortgage calculator that can be used to forecast potential remortgage values. Check them out!

    If you plan on making the trip to Philly via car then make sure you are not paying for break downs out of pocket. Patriot Protection Shields can help you out with a used car warranty so you are not spending your vacation money on repairs.

    No matter where you travel, make sure you travel in style. Travel with Limos on the Strip, a Las Vegas limo service that is sure to provide a luxurious experience no matter what.  Also if your feeling up for an exotic car rental experience on your back from the west coast to Philly.

    If you are planning on making your trip to Philly a more permanent stay then consider a FHA home loan to alleviate the concerns that you might have with a traditional loan.

    If you are flying into Philly from Cleveland then we seriously recommend FDM2GO a Cleveland airport shuttle that will get you there safely and soundly.

    If you are looking for high quality furnishings then consider Cabana Home a furniture store in Santa Barbara . Their quality is second to none.

    If you need a car rental then check out one of our sponsors: Big Thumb Rent A Car – Langkawi These guys have the best vehicles for the best rates. 

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    As America’s birthplace, Philadelphia is the nation’s only World Heritage City. Where else can you walk from the sites where political luminaries debated standing up to a king to the home of the largest collection of Rodin sculptures outside of Paris before making your way through a giant-sized human heart?  Want to make some memories? Philadelphia is here for the making.

    DiscoverPHL Picks: Five places you must visit to experience Philadelphia

    • Historic Mile: Including Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, National Constitution Center and much more
    • Rodin Museum
    • Eastern State Penitentiary
    • One Liberty Observation Deck
    • Longwood Gardens

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    Looking for the location that mixes your tastes just perfectly with everything this city has to offer? Look no further. Check out these jaw-dropping venues for everything from casual business meetings to lavish banquets to have your every expectation met and exceeded. Whatever the event, Philadelphia is here for the making.

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    The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau’s award-winning Convention Services department is eager to assist you in your planning efforts from beginning to end, from designing leisure time activities and spousal programs to exciting receptions and dinners, ensuring that your Philadelphia experience will be a successful and profitable one. Use this Digital Services Kit at the top of the page as your toolbox for all of the resources you need, from City Logistics to Vendors and Suppliers to Multimedia.

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    The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau’s award-winning Convention Services department is eager to assist you in your planning efforts from beginning to end, from designing leisure time activities and spousal programs to exciting receptions and dinners, ensuring that your Philadelphia experience will be a successful and profitable one. Use this Digital Services Kit at the top of the page as your toolbox for all of the resources you need, from City Logistics to Vendors and Suppliers to Multimedia.

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