The Rocky Statue

The Rocky statue in Philadelphia is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, built in homage to Rocky Balboa, a fictional character played by Sylvester Stallone.

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Rodin Museum
The museum contains one of the largest collections of Rodin's work outside of Paris. Outside, spot his famous sculpture, 'The Thinker'.
LOVE Statue
Designed by Robert Indiana, the statue in John F Kennedy Plaza brings throngs of people looking to get an iconic shot of their time in the city of 'Brotherly Love.'
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
The parkway is dotted with several of the city's art museums, statues - including Rodin's 'The Thinker', and is always filled with travellers and locals alike.
The Rocky Steps
Leading to the entrance of the Philadephia Museum of Art, the steps have become iconic with the Rocky films. Be sure to snap your own version of the iconic victory shot at the top.
Philadelphia museum of art
Philadelphia Museum of Art North Pediment, 1933
Mural Arts Philadelphia
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program (Mural Arts) is the nation's largest public art program.

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Rocky Filming Locations in Philadelphia: Private Driving Tour
The Rocky movies series filming locations were split between Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and Los Angeles, and on this driving tour, you will discover where the most iconic scenes were shot in Philly from the steps of the Art Museum to the Italian Market.

On your private Rocky tour, you will:

  • Enjoy a hassle-free pickup from your hotel in central Philadelphia on a private vehicle;
  • Take a stroll down Rittenhouse Square, where Rocky and Adrian walked after finding out they’re going to be parents in Rocky II;
  • Explore the Italian Market where Rocky’s iconic morning runs were filmed;
  • Pass by Pat's King of Steaks, the famous cheesesteak joint featured in "Rocky", a must-visit spot for any Rocky fan
  • Hear about one of the oldest restaurants in South Philly used as his restaurant "Adrian’s" in Rocky Balboa;
  • Pass by St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church,  the church where Rocky and Adrian married;
  • Head towards Winton Street, where Rocky and Little Marie take a walk in the first Rocky movie;
  • Climb the famous “Rocky” steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art;
  • Snap a photo beside Rocky's 10 feet tall giant bronze statue;
  • Stop at Mighty Mick’s Gym, still operating today, where Rocky's training scenes were filmed;
  • Discover other main spots such as the Delaware River & Benjamin Franklin Bridge and many more!

The Rocky series became an iconic and inspirational movie collection that has captivated audiences for decades.

On this private driving tour, you’ll visit all of the must-see movie locations from the classic Rocky, and other famous filming sites from other movies in other Philadelphia neighbourhoods.

With Philadelphia as the backdrop of this famous movie, you will drive by the Italian Market, discover South Philly to see the church where Rocky and Adrian married and see the famous Pat’s cheesesteak restaurant. Discover the Front Street Gym where the film scenes took place and climb the famous Rocky Steps at the Philadelphia Museum of Art among the top spots around the city.

Immerse yourself in Rocky Balboa's world and explore some of the movie sites where you will have the chance to relive iconic moments with a mix of nostalgia and excitement for the fans!


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