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Ray's Cafe & Tea House

From the outside, the shop looks unassuming, but inside you will find some of the city's most rare and excellent coffee, including a pour made from Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee beans.

Nearby Attractions

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Reading Terminal Market
It's home to one of America's oldest public markets, and today it's still used by locals to buy their fresh produce and locally sourced epicurean treats.
Independence Mall
The three blocks in central Philadelphia are home to some of the historic buildings in which some of the country's momentous founding moments took place.
The President's House Site
Exploring the role of slavery at the founding of the United States, the site challenges norms that have developed around the myths of the Founding Fathers.
National Constitution Center
Built to serve as a nonpartisan, nonprofit home for the Constitution - the center works to further dialogues about the role of the Constiution, as a living, changing work.
United States Mint
Home to one of four US mint production locations, the Philadelphia Mint gives free tours where you can learn about the production of money and the considerations around it.
The Declaration House
Though the original structure no longer stands, the National Park Service rebuilt a replica of the house where Thomas Jefferson penned his immortalized words, ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’

Related Tours

Private Walking Highlights Tour of Philadelphia
Because Philadelphia is one of America's oldest cities, the historic city preceded cars by several centuries - making it an ideal city to see by foot. On your private walking highlights tour, you will: 

  • Begin your tour at Philadelphia's Welcome Park, where your guide will help orient you to the city's layout. 
  •  Learn about the city of Brotherly Love's revival in recent decades. 
  • On the cobblestone roads of Independence Mall, see the US Mint, the Liberty Bell, and a Quaker meeting house.
  • Enjoy a Philly favourite - the cheesesteak - at a place recommended by your local guide. 
  • Pop into Philadelphia's Chinatown, see its' famous 'Friendship Gate' and learn about the city's diversity and immigration throughout the centuries. 
  • Your tour ends at Reading Terminal Market, filled with locals and travellers alike, where you can return throughout your stay to shop for groceries or dine on-the-go. 
Originally founded as a haven for religious freedom by William Penn, Pennsylvania was colonised by French Huguenots, Mennonites, and most famously in the state - Quakers and Amish. The capital city was formed in 1682 and has served as the seat of government ever since. Throughout the centuries, Philadelphia has gone through revivals and slumps - prosperous then seasons of economic free fall. To see the remnants of these boom-and-busts of the city, nothing is better than a privately guided walk of it. On your tour, you will not only check off the highlights of the historic district, but also to fall in love with the city's unique combination of grit and charm. 

Please note: this tour still runs in winter, though it will cancel for fresh snow. Year round, we recommend great walking shoes, layers, and water. 
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