Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

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One of the five original open-space parks designed by William Penn in the 17th century, Rittenhouse Square provides an oasis in the heart of the city. Mature trees shade wide paved paths leading to sprawling green lawns, fountains, and sculptures. Take a leisurely stroll, or sit at one of the park benches for a picnic retreat. Surrounding the square is a collection of upscale shopping avenues, trendy residential areas, and plenty of restaurants. Settle in with a refreshing drink and enjoy a perfect vantage point for people-watching. Put Rittenhouse Square and other Philadelphia attractions into our Philadelphia trip maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The park itself is beautiful and is surrounded by magnificent buildings with a convention of stores, homes and good restaurantes.  more »
  • Rittenhouse Square is one of several great places to start if you are new to Philadelphia. Its a lovely park the is always enjoyed by the locals. from there you can find a dozen of restaurants and eat...  more »

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