Independence National Historic Park

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Independence National Historic Park information

Location
Philadelphia , USA
Address
3rd & Chestnut Sts
Telephone
+1 215 965 2305
Getting there
Underground Rail: SEPTA 5th St Station
Bus: 9, 21, 38, 42, 47
More information
www.nps.gov/inde
Opening hours
visitor center & most sites 9am-5pm
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This L-shaped park, along with Old City, has been dubbed 'America's most historic square mile.' Once the backbone of the United States government, it has become the backbone of Philadelphia's tourist trade. Stroll around and you'll see storied buildings in which the seeds for the Revolutionary War were planted and the US government came into bloom. You'll also find beautiful, shaded urban lawns dotted with plenty of squirrels, pigeons and costumed actors.