With a population of nearly one and a half million, it is little surprise that Philadelphia is one of America's biggest cities, the sixth largest to be exact and the largest in its state of Pennsylvania. The city of brotherly love as the city is sometimes called, also referred to as Philly is filled with history, being at one time the second largest city under the British Government, seconded only by the English Capital, London.
The city is dominated by media, with many different newspapers and television channels of its own. According to a recent report, Neilson Media Research Group has claimed that Philadelphia is the fourth largest media center in the whole country.
Many people tend to travel to the state of Philadelphia in order to explore its many wonders; many opting to travel here by road rather than by train or air, and this is due to the very well built highways that connect Philadelphia with the rest of the country. There are many inter state bus routes that travel within the state of Philadelphia and most of them include this city.
For those who are interested in culture and arts, this is a perfect city to visit. Not only does this city provide its tourists with very comfortable and state of the art accommodations in luxurious hotels and resorts but also provides them with more than an ample amount of museums and art galleries. The Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts and The Philadelphia Museum of Art are two of the prime museums of the city. However, the art is not only confined to the walls of these museums and galleries as Philadelphia has the most public art on display in all of the United States.
With other cultural events such as soul music concerts typical of Philadelphia as well as other annual parades it is no wonder that this city is swarmed with tourists all year round.