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Historic Philadelphia

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

  • Activities

    Photo Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Contact guide

  • Starting Location

    Front of the Pennsylvania Visitors Center at 6th and Markets Streets

Highlights

  • Walk through the most historic square mile in the United States.
  • Have opportunities to photograph unique architecture and street scenes.
  • Explore Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was written.

Guide

Trip Info

Take a step back in time on this photo tour of the City of Brotherly Love. You will have the opportunity to learn new photography skills as you are guided around Philadelphia, through parks, seeing famous private homes and visiting buildings where the revolution was planned and the country founded.

Your guide will meet you at the front of the Pennsylvania Visitors Center at 6th and Markets Streets. Walking through the city, you will learn about and see the many aspects of Philadelphia and get help to take better photographs with a strong concentration on composition, lighting and camera operations.

One of the highlights of this tour will be walking the most historic square mile in the United States, home of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. You will also see Benjamin Franklin’s post office as well as various historic buildings and museums. You may want to explore the Old City section, which takes in the Betsy Ross House and Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest, continuously lived-in, residential street in the United States. We can’t pass up Old City Coffee.

You could choose to visit Society Hill to walk through the alleys, side streets and see houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. You will have many opportunities to photograph unique architecture, street scenes, historic old churches and Pennsylvania hospital, America’s first hospital founded by Benjamin Franklin.

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