Philadelphia: Discovering the Past of America's Birthplace in its Present

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4 miles
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Duration 1h 30m - 2h
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Get to know why Philadelphia is a great place to learn America's history onsite
  • Discover Philadelphia’s must-visit historic locations, museums, and civic spaces
  • Explore the history, culture and food scene of Philadelphia via in-app audio tour
  • Learn about Benjamin Franklin’s Philadelphia legacy and his civic contributions
  • Take a chance to try a local fast-food staple known as the Philly cheesesteak
Welcome to Philadelphia! This audio tour invites you to stroll its Old City and explore the much-prized historical, cultural and culinary draws of Pennsylvania’s capital. At first, you'll see the haunted castle-like Eastern State Penitentiary, a former prison, known for the complete isolation and severe punishments of its prisoners. Next, you can take in the largest collection of Auguste Rod...

What's included

  • Tip on where to buy a replica of the historic Liberty Bell
  • Recommendations for cozy cafes serving local dishes to drop in during the tour
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Entrance tickets to attractions — you can visit them on your own
  • Earphones — you should use your own
  • Food and drinks — purchased on your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Eastern State Penitentiary
Fairmount Avenue, 2027
Christ Church Burial Ground
North 5th Street, 340
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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