810 Race Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 625 5243
This homage to footwear would even make Imelda Marcos jealous. A collection of over 500 types of shoes for various uses and from various cultures is on display such as burial sandals, eskimo snowshoes and European jester boots, for instance. See shoes worn by famous sports figures and celebrities include Billie Jean King, Jack Nicklaus, Reggie Jackson, Ringo Starr, Nancy Reagan and more. The museum is located close to Independence Mall, at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine.
North 7th Street and Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 800 537 7676
In June of 1776, Thomas Jefferson was part of a Virginia delegation that planned to ask the Second Continental Congress to sever its ties from Great Britain. Jefferson decided to rent a room in the three-story, Georgian home of well-known bricklayer Jacob Graff, where he drafted The Declaration of Independence in three weeks. Unfortunately the original Graff House structure was torn down in 1883. It was recreated by the National Park Service in 1975. The only authentic item known to have survived is a key to a desk in the bedroom.
1010 Cherry Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 +1 215 500 9774
Every weekend and on some weekdays, famed restaurateur Joseph Poon, known as Chinatown's unofficial mayor, leads a tour in which he weaves a four course meal and cooking demonstrations at the restaurant that bears his name, into the neighborhood's larger cultural context. The tour includes stops at a Chinese bakery, Asian grocery, a Temple, bookstore for a Chinese calligraphy demonstration, and a fortune cookie factory, all while enjoying Poon's lively and engaging personality. Credit Cards Accepted online only (Visa and Mastercard only). Cash or check on day of tour.
2500 West Cecil Bassett Moore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19121 +1 215 769 0243
The Philadelphia Baptist Association (PBA) aims to heal people and provide a definite purpose in life by guiding them on the path to reach Christ. Their congregation, Wayland Temple Baptist Church strives with the same effort. They serve as a force that empowers people politically, culturally, economically and spiritually. They also conduct various religious gatherings, educational programs, services and other activities to connect the community men together. With an undying spirit, this church inspires everyone to lead a good life!
1026 Arch Street 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 574 7630
Dedicated to promoting contemporary art the Space 1026 gallery in Chinatown is a change from the regular. The gallery regularly features artists who have created a niche for themselves in the field of art. An inspiration to all lovers of modern art, a visit to Space 1026 is enlightening and enriching. Check website for timings and schedules.
140 South Broad Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 +1 215 563 6500
The Union League of Philadelphia originated back in 1862 in order to promote Abraham Lincoln's policies. Today, the exquisitely architecrured historical building stands tall in the heart of Philadelphia's busiest commercial district. The league has been involved with a number of philanthropic activities through the Youth Work Foundation and other such organizations. In the one-quarter million square feet of space that the building has, it encompasses 14 banquet and event rooms with excellent audio visual facilities and catering services. The space is used for everything from award ceremonies and fashion shows to corporate meetings and trade fairs.
2944 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19121 +1 215 236 8845
Starlight Holiness Church is a beautiful church located in the city of Philadelphia. The church seeks to promote the teachings and words of Jesus Christ and spread it amongst the people of the city. The church seeks to bring joy to the not-so-fortunate and urges the well-to-do Philadelphians to help them out in any way possible. The church itself is a beautiful structure and has an old world charm about it. A nice destination for a sightseeing trip.
1003 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 +1 215 922 5483
The Balcony bar can accommodate 250 people at a time and the interior certainly exemplifies excellence. You can hangout at this small hangout place above Trocadero and watch great bands like Clear Static, Shiny Toy Guns and Autovon perform their stuff here. The music is heart-thumping and includes hard rock, heavy metal, pop and punk. This venue holds many shows performed by the local music bands, concerts on a small scale and also projects movies on the large screen. The friendly and spirited staff makes you feel at utmost ease and comfort. The place is at its best on Mondays as there are lots of offers and movie events happening throughout.
1801 West Diamond Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 +1 215 236 6773
George W. South Memorial Church of the Advocate is renowned as the first church to start women's ordination as priests in the Episcopal Church. Built in the honor of civil leader George W. Smith, this church is a Philadelphia pride is a historical and architectural landmark in the United States. As its prominence, the church performs equally significant programs and services for the benefit of people. Some include 'Emergency Food and Formula Program', 'Narcotics Anonymous' and 'Time Out for Teens and Tots'. 'Art Sanctuary' is the main attraction as you get top watch the finest and most creative talent of Philadelphia artists.
4522 Baltimore Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19143 +1 215 387 3434
Breath a fresh lease of life into your daily routine by signing up for the yoga sessions held at Studio 34. Here the expert trainers will guide you through the aasanas and help you attain ideal postures while practicing the ancient Hindu technique of Yoga. This facility is spread over 5000 square feet (465 square meters), and it also comprises a number of wellness rooms where you are treated for various ailments with massages and treatments like Neuromuscular and Trigger Point therapy. Apart from serving as a health and wellness center, Studio 34 is also host to a plethora of performing arts events. Dance, concerts and plays are regularly held here throughout the year. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
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 ...