As of November the 6, the City of Philadelphia has been named the first World Heritage City in the United States. Taking place alongside the likes of Rome, Paris, Cairo, and Quebec, Philadelphia is now a part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. From the world-famous urban architecture to the street culture, parks, and gardens, these are her highlights:

1. Center City

 

2. Japanese Garden of Fairmont Park

 

 

3. The Avenue of the Arts

 

4. Boathouse Row, a historic site located on the East bank of the Schuylkill River

 

 

5. Ben Franklin Bridge

 

6. Northern Liberties

 

7. Philadelphia Skyline seen from Benjamin Franklin Bridge

 

8. Logan Circle at night

 

 

9. Independence Hall

 

10. Eakins Oval, Monument Fountain, Museum of Art

 

 

11. Sunrise over downtown