Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

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#1 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Philadelphia
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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  • Rittenhouse Square is a nice landscape retreat from the city with fountains, benches, lots of trees. Visually calming and relaxing. It was Saturday, so there were vendors with fruits, art, food, etc. ...  more »
  • We stayed at the Rittenhouse Hotel, so we had the pleasure of passing through Rittenhouse Square each day as we ventured out to explore the city. The Square is a lovely park, and we were so happy to s...  more »
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