Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

4.3
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Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Shopping
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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  • We picnic at least twice a week. Great for people watching. Close to restaurants so you order and take it to the parc to eat. great shady parc.  more »
  • Great place to relax after walking around a deserted city. Many restaurants in the area and near the 30th street station.  more »

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