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Society Hill

Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-923-0210
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A treasure of a red-brick neighborhood.
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Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
+1 215-923-0210
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Located south of the National Historic Park and close to the Delaware River, this neighborhood is one of the oldest in Philadelphiaand boasts a combination of restaurants, historic attractions and shops. Named after the Society of Free Traders (association of elite merchants), it contains the...More

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Why is Society Hill, a prominent part of early Philadelphia history, called Society Hill? I went to investigate and was astounded by the area’s transformation from commercial hub during colonial and post-revolutionary times to a contemporary mixture of lovely historical residences, stately buildings repurposed for...More

Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This area, full of old houses and cobblestone streets, is a step back in time. Everything is very well maintained and lets you imagine what it would have been like to take a stroll during the Revolution. Great place to relax.

1  Thank jediknight101
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Walk you and or you love interest for a one or two hour enjoyable food... sights and street sounds, south street the one st that is a must get down and get up to a wonderful loving experience!!!!!!!

Thank thomas p
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice neighborhood with cobblestone streets, row houses, cafes and shops. Just few blocks away from Old City.

1  Thank gerb0044
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is the old, ritzy part of Philly. We walked around here and got a feel for what it would be like to have money. It is a nice place to stroll and dream about owning a house there.

Thank Samantha I
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We enjoyed walking around Society Hill at night. There is a lot to see - cafes, shops, people, old houses. But it was really hard to find a parking space. The parking garages are very expensive, but otherwise you will be cruising around looking for...More

2  Thank Howie089
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was a stop along our self-guided walking tour through the city. A lot of history there and cobblestone streets.

Thank Scoutmander
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Perfect for a romantic stroll, tree lined small streets and old colonial brick with different shutter colors makes this a wonderful place to enjoy. Take a carriage ride through here, then walk it for the best of all worlds.

1  Thank KaTe2
Reviewed 21 April 2016

"Society" refers to various groups or companies, such as the Carpenters (a guild), not to "high society", although now the area has plenty of the latter and none of the former! Interesting residential area, some restaurants, close to the river (but separated by the Interstate)....More

2  Thank EagleEyeBoston
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