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Life in Philadelphia

Top Reasons You Should Live in Philadelphia!


Restaurant Week Food. Photo credit: Jenny Wang.The Food

It's not all cheesesteaks! Philly has a diverse selection of cuisines and a number of world-renowned restaurants that residents love to sample during happy hour and Restaurant Week.



Independence HallThe History

As the birthplace of the nation, Philadelphia contains 67 National Historic Landmarks, allowing you to step back in time amidst the bustle of a modern city.



Eagles fansThe Sports

Philadelphians are crazy about their sports! Five professional sports teams and multiple D1 universities provide opportunities to display your team spirit year-round.



Philadelphia muralThe Arts

You can spend your day at a music festival or one of Philly's 20+ art museums, followed by a night at one of 20+ theaters, numerous live music venues, or outdoor movies.



ArboretumThe Great Outdoors

With 10,000+ acres of park space, a 30-mile paved river trail, and numerous hiking trails in the city, you don't have to travel far to enjoy the outdoors.



Philadelphia row housesThe Affordability

Philly provides big city living for lower cost than most of its neighbor cities in the region.



Philadelphia busThe Accessibility

Penn clinical sites are condensed in the Center City/University City area, making it is easy to get from place to place via walking or transit.



Map of Northeast U.S.The Location

Philly is in close proximity to the beach, mountains, and many other large cities, making it easy to get away for a weekend trip.



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