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Philadelphia offers world-class entertainment, dining, academic institutions and one of the best health care institutions in the country, Penn Medicine.

International patients and their families can easily access popular locations in Philadelphia and all Penn Medicine facilities by driving, walking or utilizing the many public transportation options that Philadelphia has to offer.

We invite you to get to know our metropolitan city while you are here.

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About Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the birthplace of the United States, and the sixth largest metropolitan area in the United States. There is always something to do or see with its rich history and vibrant neighborhoods.

Hotels and Accommodations

The Philadelphia area has many excellent hotels where international patients and their families can stay while receiving treatment at Penn Medicine.

Local Attractions

Philadelphia offers many local attractions and things to do such as shopping, eating, excursions, museums, a zoo and much, much more.


There are many transportation options available so you can get to your Penn Medicine appointments on time.

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