24 Hours in Philadelphia Inspired by Anthony Bourdain

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This trip is inspired by Anthony Bourdain's trip in Philadelphia, PA as shown in The Layover.

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Breakfast at Pho 75

Enjoy a delicious, hot bowl of Pho for breakfast. Build up the energy to wander the city.

Pho 75, 1122 Washington Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

Medical oddities at Mütter Museum

After a hearty breakfast, check out Mutter Museum's collection of medical oddities, anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical equipment. Test out how strong your stomach is.

Mutter Museum, 19 S 22nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA

Late soul food lunch at Chef Ken's

Chef Ken's, 7135 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA

Taking a walk through Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

With a belly full of southern cooking, it's time to take a nice walk through Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Here you can see Isaiah Zagar’s unique mosaic art environment and his public murals. Look to spend at least 30 minutes here.

$10 for adults
$8 for Students with ID, Military & Seniors
$5 for ages 6-12
FREE for children 5 and under*

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

Grabbing an afternoon drink at Stateside

Rest those feet by sampling some Pappy Van Winkle bourbon at Stateside. Stateside is one of the few Philadelphia bars to offer a variety of the rare and much sought after Pappy Van Winkle bourbon.

Stateside, 1536 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147, USA

Dinner at Zahav

Nice and relaxed from some tasty cocktails? Time to complement those drinks with some tasty dinner at Mike Solomonov’s modern Israeli restaurant, Zahav.

Zahav, 237 St James Pl, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States

Relax the night away at Pen and Pencil

Cap off the night with some late night drinks and Pen & Pencil Club. The Pen & Pencil Club is America’s oldest daily operating press club. They serve working members of the press and the community that supports them.

Pen & Pencil Club, 1522 Latimer St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA