Philadelphia Zoo is located near Fairmont park, it is one of the oldest America's zoo that was opened in the year 1874. It was the time when country was celebrating first hundred years of independence. The zoo accommodates over 2,000 animals and also includes many attractions inside the zoo. The notably greater attractions inside the zoo include the Reptile House, Bird House, Primate Reserve, Carnivore Kingdom, African Plains, Amphibian house and children's zoo.

PhillyBite10The Liberty Bell is another greater symbol of American history, a symbol of freedom and the place of historic importance that attracts lots of tourists round the year. The Bell is housed in a massive glass pavilion that was earlier placed in Independence Hall; it was moved to its current location in the 1976 Bicentennial. It is also popularly known by the name State House Bell.

Franklin Court

 

Once the residence of Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, Franklin Court is now a historical building in the city. He was not just a scientist, who invented lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove but was a multi-faceted personality. He earned the title of "The First American" and also became the first United States Ambassador to France. The building has been transformed into a museum, which displays his personal belongings as well as other stuffs. The building also houses a working post office and a print shop, which together makes it worth visiting.

 

A number of sightseeing tours are conducted by the local travel agencies, which you can choose from to witness the various attractions. Philadelphia day trips are quite popular as well as common among the visitors. The Philadelphia history tour, which covers all the historical sites in the city, is a part of day trips. Some of the historical places in the city that are worth visiting include:

Constitution Centre

Constitution Center is one of the popular historical sites in the city. It is the place where one gets to witness the Constitution of the country that governs it. It measures 160,000 sq ft, where the entire constitution has been explained in details through artifacts, high-tech exhibits and interactive displays. One of the highlights of The National Constitution Center is the one of the twelve original copies of the Bill of Rights is put on display for the public, which attracts a huge crowd of tourists. It is the first and perhaps the only institution in entire Pennsylvania puts on display this 200-year-old historic document for public viewing.

 

A number of sightseeing tours are conducted by the local travel agencies, which you can choose from to witness the various attractions. Philadelphia day trips are quite popular as well as common among the visitors. The Philadelphia history tour, which covers all the historical sites in the city, is a part of day trips. Some of the historical places in the city that are worth visiting include:

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