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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Visitor Centers

Start at PHL Visitor Centers Independence Visitor Center in the city’s Historic Mile district provides everything from city maps to multilingual representatives to free tickets to […]
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Places to Stay

Luxury, boutique, B&B and more With more than 11,000 hotels rooms in Philadelphia (including more than 9,000 within a 15-minute walk of the Pennsylvania Convention Center), […]
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Visitors Guide

Philadelphia Official Visitors Guide™ The Philadelphia Official Visitors GuideTM can be viewed in the following formats: Online version Download the iOS app Download the Android app […]
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Visitor Basics + Transportation

Philadelphia: The Center Of It All The only thing easier than getting to Philadelphia is getting around once you’re here. In Philadelphia, everything is just around […]

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

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Convention Center Interactive Floor Plans

Pennsylvania Convention Center Interactive Maps
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Find a Venue

The perfect location for your special event Looking for the location that mixes your tastes just perfectly with everything this city has to offer? Look no […]
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Professional Planner Resources

Make Your Meeting Easier The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau’s award-winning Convention Services department is eager to assist you in your planning efforts from beginning to […]
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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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Discover Philadelphia Neighborhoods Love Park — officially John F. Kennedy Plaza — is known for the famed Love sculpture by Robert Indiana. It sits within feet […]
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Historic Mile

Make some memories on an adventure into the heart of Colonial Philadelphia’s pub culture with stops at three modern day watering holes and one Colonial tavern […]
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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 […]
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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 […]

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Facts About Philadelphia

Philadelphia has two well-known nicknames. It’s the “City of Brotherly Love,” and the “Cradle of Liberty.”

Philadelphia was where the first American Flag was designed, sewn by Betsy Ross out of her humble upholstery shop.


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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.


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