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9 rocky balboa locations to visit in Philadelphia

9 rocky balboa locations to visit in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is one the most interesting cities in America. And one of its icons is a fictional boxer, legendary world champion Rocky Balboa created by Sylvester Stallone. In this tour we used the most interesting places from the "Rocky" series.

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Rocky
Rocky Steps

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, United States

You just have to start any tour in Philadelphia from this iconic steps, featured in each installment of the series. Do not run if you're not preparing for the boxing fight, but at least walk on, make selfies... Plus, you'll have a great view on the city and Philadelphia Museum of Arts has some quite interesting pieces of art inside. Note: Rocky's statue, presented in Rocky II is situated near the steps, but not in front of museum's entrance.

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Rocky II
Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 West Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Philadelphia Zoo is worth to visit at least for the eye of the tiger. You got it, right?

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Rocky
2197 N Front St

2197 N Front St, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Mickey's gym never really existed, but this corner entrance is one of the most iconic places from the whole franchise, so it worth to see.

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Rocky Balboa
Laurel Hill Cemetery

Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA, United States

This is not only a place, where Rocky's beloved Adrian was buried and where he was visiting in "Rocky Balboa", it's also a the second major garden or rural cemetery in the United States. Laurel Hill contains more than 33,000 monuments, many of them from the 19th century. So, yes, if you have some time, go there.

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Rocky Balboa
The Irish Pub (Philadelphia)

2007 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Have some beer in The Irish Pub. This is where Rocky and Paulie were discussing Balboa's return to the ring. So, maybe some crucial decisions may be made here, huh?

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Rocky II
Independence Hall

Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States

Run, Rocky, run!..

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Rocky
Philadelphia City Hall

Philadelphia City Hall, John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Run... Or just enter: City hall has very interesting interiors and special tours, including tower and an observation deck.

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Rocky
Avenue of the Arts

Avenue Of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Than run again... or just walk and visit one of many cultural institutions on this street.

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Creed
Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk

Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Other great walking location in Philadelphia is Shhuylkill Banks Boardwalk, featured in the latest film of the series, "Creed".

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