5 places to visit in Philadelphia


Whether you're planning your first visit or just looking for something new… Here are five spots you can't miss in Philadelphia.

Si estás organizando tu primera visita o simplemente buscas algo nuevo para hacer… Te comparto cinco lugares que no te puedes perder en Filadelfia.


Rocky Steps 

Philadelphia is a great historical, cultural and artistic center in the United States. Best known for its variety of museums, especially the Philadelphia Museum of Art created in 1876 and also regarded for its entrance stairs, the famous Rocky Steps. This entry became a worldwide attraction after their appearance in the 1976 film Rocky.

Filadelfia es un gran centro histórico, cultural y artístico en los Estados Unidos. Mejor conocido por su variedad de museos, en especial el Museo de Arte de Filadelfia creado en 1876 y mejor conocido por su largo tramo de escalones (Rocky Steps), está entrada se hizo famosa después de la película Rocky en el 1976.

Note: Don’t forget to recreate Rocky's scene, by running up the stairs. So worth it!
Address: Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, PA 19130, United States


The Franklin Fountain

There’s not much to said about Franklin Ice Cream, other that they have amazing flavors and sweets, the parlor has a retro vibe, the staff wears a bow tie and they served the Ice cream in Chinese takeout boxes. Can you ask for more?

No hay mucho que decir de Franklin Ice Cream, solo que tienen increíbles sabores y dulces, el lugar tiene un ambiente retro, el personal usa corbata de lazo  y sirven el mantecado en cajas para llevar estilo chino. ¿Puedes pedir más?

Note: Try the Mt. Vesuvius Ice Cream. So good! 
Address: 116 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States


Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

This gallery was created by artist Isaiah Zagar, following his passion for mosaic. In 1994 he began building what is now known as Magic Garden's. It has interior spaces where works of artists from around the world are exhibited and special activities are performed. However, the main attraction is the outdoor labyrinth where you can find all kinds of unusual materials, colors and figures.

Está galería fue creada por el artista Isaiah Zagar, a raíz de su pasión por el arte del mosaico. Fue en el año 1994 donde se comenzó a construir lo que hoy se conoce como Magic Garden’s. La misma tiene espacios interiores donde se exhiben trabajos de artistas de todo el mundo y se realizan actividades especiales. Sin embargo, la atracción principal es el laberinto exterior donde podrás encontrar todo tipo de inusuales materiales, colores y figuras. 

Note: A unique place to take amazing photos and at the same time support the artwork.
Address: 1914, 1020 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, United States


Mac Mart

If you’re cheese obsesses –like me- this place will not disappoint you. From creamy mac & cheese topped with buttery herb and garlic lobster meat, to grilled cheese stuffed mac & cheese… Mac Mart is definitely ‘Not your Mama’s Mac.’

Si estás obsesionado con el queso -como yo- esté lugar no te decepcionará. Desde cremoso macarrones con queso cubierto con mantequilla de ajo y carne de langosta, hasta emparedados de queso (Grilled Cheese) rellenos de macarrones con queso... Mac Mart definitivamente se caracteriza por sus platos fuera de lo común. 

Note: Try anything from the menu… hands down it will be good.
Address: 104 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States


Philadelphia Terminal Market

This is you’re indoor farmer's market to a next level. You will find locally grown produce, Amish specialties, fresh meats and seafood, spices, variety of handmade deserts, shops, local and international restaurants… everything you need in one place. Your only issue will be choosing where to eat.

Esté es tu mercado de agricultores a otro nivel. Encontrarás productos cultivados localmente, especialidades Amish, carnes y mariscos frescos, especias, variedad de postres artesanales, tiendas, restaurantes locales e internacionales... todo lo que buscas en un solo lugar. Tu único problema será elegir dónde comer.

Note: Visit Bailer’s Donuts and try some authentic homemade Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts. This place has up to 40 varieties, including the famous maple-bacon covered and fruity flakes. Also, Beiler’s Bakery is across the aisle, I recommend the apple-nut pie.
Address: 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, United States


Which of these places you would you visit?
Don't miss my Philadelphia photo diary (Here). xx

¿Cual de estos lugares visitarías?
No te pierdas de mi diario fotográfico sobre Filadelfia (Aquí). xx

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