Philadelphia, PA - With 43 million annual guests, Philly's top destinations receive a ton of well-justified attention. But just what are we known for?
What is Philadelphia Mostly Famous For?
Each year, visitors head into the city for mouth-watering food at Reading Terminal Market, selfies with the Liberty Bell, experience the Philadelphia Museum of Art as well as the countless other attractions the city has to offer. But Philly is a lot more, just check out some of the cities history and notoriety below.
Philadelphia Art & Culture - Philadelphia bursts with beauty inside and out. The region is home to one of the country’s top five art museums (Philadelphia Museum of Art); the world’s most excellent collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and modern
Philadelphia Food - What makes up Philly’s diverse dining scene? Street food, 300+ bring-your-own-bottle (BYOB) restaurants, sidewalk seating reminiscent of European cities.
Philadelphia Neighborhoods Philadelphia is a city of neighborhoods—personality-packed districts inside and surrounding Center City.
Philadelphia Sports History - Philadelphia fans have known joy and heartache, anger and triumph in their 100-plus years of living with professional sports teams.
Philadelphia Parks & Public Spaces - Residents and visitors are heading outdoors in huge numbers thanks to the activation of many under-utilized spaces in recent years—think Schuylkill River Trail, Dilworth Park, Race Street Pier.
Philadelphia Beer History - It was in Philadelphia taverns that the American Revolution took hold (see City Tavern for proof), and 100 years ago, Philadelphia was known as the most magnificent brewing city in the Western Hemisphere, or the “Cradle of American Libation.”
Philadelphia's Music Legacy - There would have been no 1970s soul, no R&B, no disco, without Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, the inventors of the Sound of Philadelphia.