Philadelphia: The Birthplace of America

Philadelphia: The Birthplace of America. Click to see the full album with 102 photos.

Philadelphia is the sixth most populous city in the US and carries the nicknames of "City of Brotherly Love", "The City that Loves you Back", "Cradle of Liberty", "The Quaker City", and "The Birthplace of America."

Bronze statue of William Penn atop Philadelphia City Hall

Benjamin Franklin

Philadelphia has more than 2,700 murals, more than any other U.S. city

Love Park

Rodin Museum houses the largest collection of work by Auguste Rodin outside of France

Statue of Rocky Balboa, with Philadelphia Museum of Art in the background

Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was debated and adopted

The Liberty Bell seen through the window

36 Hours in Philadelphia. NYTimes, 2009.

Published: 03/17/2008
Updated: 05/09/2009

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