Best of Philly

Best Tourist Attraction

2016 BEST New Tourist Attraction

One Liberty Observation Deck

Sure, the Comcast Center is taller, but unless you’re buddies with Brian Roberts, you’re probably not getting up there. Instead, for $19 (kids are $14) you can get a 360-degree look at the city from the 57th floor of One Liberty Place. Make it an after-dinner activity (it’s open till 10 p.m.) to see the city twinkling at night.

1650 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-561-3325 | Website


2013 BEST Tourist Attraction

Reading Terminal Market

12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

Readers’ Choice: A smorgasbord of everything from Bassett’s ice ceam to DiNic’s roast pork to Lancaster County produce, all under one roof? Most of us think this is the best impression Philly could make on visitors. Read more »

2012 BEST Hidden Tourist Attraction

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden

Horticultural and Lansdowne Drives, Philadelphia, PA

You’ve never been to the 17th-century-style Japanese house and garden in Fairmount Park? What kind of Philadelphian are you? Come for the monthly traditional chado tea ceremonies, to see the just-restored Sakura Pavilion from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition, or simply to stroll the grounds and feed the koi. Psst: The summer camps for kids-taiko drumming,… Read more »