This is Liberty Bell Center, opened October 9, 2003, part of Independence National Historical Park, U.S. National Park Service.
The bell is visible twenty-four hours a day through the window on the south side of the building.
Inside Independence Hall, this is the room where our founders signed the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. The chair in the center was President George Washington's seat. The chair is original; other furnishings are from the period, but not original to the building.
Architectural detail of the original House of Representatives and Senate building.
The Independence Hall clock tower.
Stroll west on Market Street to see Philadelphia City Hall. City founder William Penn stands on top. They constructed the building between 1871 to 1901.
City Hall fountains where families play on a hot summer day.
Walk a few blocks north to find the basilica. A plaque outside reads:
Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul
Cornerstone Septemer 6, 1846
Dedicated November 20, 1864
Enlarged October 20, 1957
The dome from inside.
A building with an ornate facade in Chinatown, a well-loved neighborhood in City Center.
That's me near the Friendship Gate.