Wissahickon Valley Philadelphia, PA 19104 +1 215 599 0776
This is the only historic covered bridge within the Philadelphia City limits and it's only open to pedestrian traffic. Thomas Mill is a photogenic red bridge with a distinctive sawtooth design at the roof line of the portal. An equestrian trail meanders by on the south but on the north, the trail is too steep and rocky for horses. The site is often photographed from the equestrian trail.
7200 Lansdowne Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19151 +1 215 877 8707
Opened in 1916, the Karakung Golf Club is an impressively maintained facility geared toward players of moderate skill levels. Even the most casual of links men should have little difficulty negotiating the relatively short 5700-yard, par 71 course. Located within the Fairmount Park section of Philadelphia, Karakung is only about three miles away from Center City. Reservations are required at this public 18-hole course. Lessons are available.
4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131 +1 215 581 3181
Please Touch Museum is the country's first museum designed for children ages seven and younger. Please Touch is home to nine interactive exhibits including Barnyard Babies, Move It! and The Supermarket. Families can also take part in special gallery activities and catch a Please Touch Playhouse theater production.
801 South 48th Street Baltimore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19143 +1 215 724 1702
Calvary United Methodist Church is a saving grace for all those who have lost their way-in life. It rents out part of its land to plenty of churches and community groups, one of those being the West Philadelphia Mennonite Fellowship. It has also given a helping hand in the Prometheus Radio Project for its completion. Calvary Center for Culture and Community is affiliated to Calvary United Methodist Church. It is a non-profit organization and does a lot for the community by displaying a large amount of plays and cultural shows and performances. By getting involved in a couple of these events also, gives you a satisfying feeling deep down in your heart.
1906 South Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 735 3456
One of the members of the American Ethical Union, the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia has since 1885 professed an ethical and progressive outlook towards life and the way we relate with each other as human beings. Carrying on the founding principles as idealized by Felix Adler in 1876, when he set into motion the Ethical Culture Movement, this society believes in offering a space where people can grow together by building lasting relationships that help them grow, and by helping them to strengthen existing relationships. The society also offers classes for children, in order to introduce them to this different way of living. The society also rents out its premises for various cultural events. See the website or call to know more.
3601 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19148 +1 215 336 3600
Wells Fargo Center (formerly known as Wachovia Center) has hosted some of the city's biggest events. From NHL to NBA championships with the Flyers and Sixers, to Dorothy Hamill's first appearance with the Ice Capades and Elvis Presley's last live performance, the building has hosted a very eclectic mix of events.
1904 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 567 1267
Located close to Rittenhouse Square, Church of the Holy Trinity was built in the late 1800s. Known for its intricate architecture and stained glasses, this church is also visited by a lot of tourists. Besides the church also houses a holiday house, that mainly accommodates women and children during summers, especially from not so affluent neighborhoods of Philadelphia.
1625 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 563 1779
Newman Galleries is a pioneer for the promotion and spread of fine and contemporary art in Colorado. The gallery provides a venue for individual artists to exhibit their paintings and for art lovers to appreciate fine arts. The gallery showcases and highlights works of prominent and famous artists like Yarnall Abbott, George F Bensell and Dan Cavaliere, besides other well known artists. It showcases works from various schools of art, like the Abstract, School of Paris, Realism, 19th Century and Contemporary.
1614 Latimer Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 735 6090
Come by if you want to know more about one of the lesser exhibited arts. This non-profit organization aims at giving print art its due. Have a look at contemporary work in print and photography since 1915 on display. Various events take place throughout the year, and one worth the visit is the Annual International Competition: Photography. You can also purchase artwork from the store located at the gallery. With the work of 90 artists on sale-including artists, such as Art Spiegelman, Katja Oxman, Katja Oxman-you are sure to find something that appeals to you.
19 South 22nd Street Philadelphia, PA 19103 +1 215 399 2260
In 1849 the College of Physicians of Philadelphia started a collection of unusual medical specimens for the study of pathological forensics. Today, it's become fair to say this might be the best collection of medical oddities on display to the public, including such things as President Grover Cleveland's tumor (removed successfully), an exhibit on conjoined twins, and obsolete medical instruments.
As the name suggests, this tour takes you through the
stalls and shops of the oldest ethnic market, the Italian Market. Get acquainted with Italian cold cuts like Sopresseta and Prosciutto and sample Italian savories. Guests receive discount cards ...
It's hard to state simply exactly what the Art Alliance
does. There are exhibits of contemporary work, such as the Andy Warhol retrospective, but there are also poetry readings, art and travel lectures, play readings, chamber concerts, and the ...
This remarkable hotel is within walking distance of Philadelphia's top
attractions, including Independence Hall and the Franklin Institute. City Hall and the Pennsylvania Convention Center are four blocks from the hotel and Philadelphia International Airport is just 15 minutes ...