Urban Center Neighborhoods

Densely Urban Feel, Small-Town Appeal

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Greater Philadelphia’s Urban Centers boast some of the most culturally diverse and civically engaged communities on the east coast. Distinguishable by their dense, urban feel and historic-site preservation, these neighborhoods are on the pulse of what’s new — without forgetting the past.

Dive into some of the United States’ finest cultural establishments and exciting culinary experiments. From the Delaware Museum of Art to the oldest Italian open-air market in the country, Greater Philadelphia’s Urban Centers are waiting for you.


Each of Greater Philadelphia’s neighborhoods have their own history, culture, and flavor. Explore the many diverse places that make up this region below.


  • Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Photo by J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

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