Philly's Architectural Wonders: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Travel by your own rules using the self-guided audio tour and explore Philadelphia


  • Explore Philadelphia's rich architecture with an In-App Audio Tour
  • Admire the Gilded Age's grandeur at City Hall
  • See Benjamin Franklin's bronze sculpture at work
  • Discover the magnificent Bellevue Stratford Hotel
  • Uncover stories behind Masonic Temple's walls


For those with an eye for design and a passion for history, this self-guided audio tour invites you to delve into Philadelphia's illustrious architectural evolution. From ornate Gilded Age masterpieces to cutting-edge postmodern designs, the city's built environment serves as a canvas reflecting America's transformative journey from the 1850s through today. This tour is tailored for explorers keen to witness the physical narrative of an ever-changing urban landscape through its most iconic structures. Starting at the distinguished Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art and concluding at the emblematic Love Park, the route leads through a corridor of historic significance and aesthetic diversity. Travelers navigate Center City's storied streets, encountering the intricate stonework of yesteryear's landmarks, the majesty of City Hall, and the bold silhouettes of contemporary skyscrapers. Among the highlights, discover the regal Masonic Temple, the stately Girard Bank, and the high-rises that have redefined the skyline. Insightful narratives and vivid descriptions linked to each site illuminate the grandeur and the subtleties that define Philadelphia's architectural identity. By journey's end, not only will remarkable edifices be seared in memory, but also the enduring spirit of a city that has shaped and been shaped by its buildings. HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: join the tour whenever you want and explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.


Downloadable Self-Guided Audio Tour on the WeGoTrip app in English

Important Information

  • The audio tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. You will get a link to download it by email and SMS

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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