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Shopping Malls and Specialty Markets in the City of Philadelphia

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As we approach the holiday season, most of us will be shopping either for gifts or for that special food item to serve at a holiday meal. The City of Philadelphia has thousands of local shops and neighborhood stores that need your business, but it also has some of the nation's finest shopping malls and specialty markets. Here is our guide to the shopping malls and specialty markets within the Philadelphia city limits.

Bourse Food Court & Shops
Just 50 yards from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, the Bourse was the first Commodities Exchange built in the United States in 1895. The Victorian design, with Corinthian columns, magnificent atrium, skylight, and wrought iron stairways, has won many architectural awards.

  • Location: Located on 5th Street between Market and Chestnut Streets in Philadelphia, PA
  • Directions
  • Shops: Ten stores and twelve food court vendors.
  • Store Directory
  • Phone: (215) 625-0300
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Franklin Mills Mall
Franklin Mills features the best names in manufacturers’ and retail outlets including OFF 5th Saks Fifth Avenue, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and Last Call Neiman Marcus, high quality entertainment venues including AMC Theatres, Jillian’s and ESPN X-Games Skatepark and various themed restaurants.
  • Location: Just off I-95 and Woodhaven Road, 15 minutes north of Center City Philadelphia.
  • Directions
  • Shops: Over 200 value and factory outlet stores under one roof.
  • Store Directory
  • Phone: 800-336-MALL or 215-632-1500
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Gallery at Market East
The Gallery at Market East is situated between the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a 1,200-room Marriott Hotel and one of Philadelphia's top tourist destinations - Independence Hall. It is the largest retail complex in downtown Philadelphia and is also the city's second largest transit hub.
  • Location: 9th & Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Directions
  • Shops: Anchors - Big KMart, Burlington Coat Factory and Strawbridge's. Over 100 stores plus food court.
  • Store Directory
  • Phone (215) 625-4962
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, Friday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday 12:00 noon. - 5:00 p.m.
Philadelphia's 9th Street Italian Market
Philadelphia’s Italian market is the oldest and largest working outdoor market in the United States. Still predominantly Italian it has the best of many cultures and cuisines to offer the shoppers. Gourmet cooks and tourist alike can explore and discover the depth and breath of the multitude of products available here.
  • Location: 9th Street From Wharton Street to Fitzwater Street in South Philadelphia
  • Directions
  • Shops: Features numerous food vendors plus stores selling antiques, cookware, flowers, herbal remedies, lingerie, jewelry, and more.
  • Directory
  • Phone: numbers available by individual merchant
  • Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Reading Terminal Market
The Market is home to more than 80 merchants, three of whom are descendants of the original standholders from a century before. Today, the Market is 100 percent leased. On any given day, except Sunday, when the Market is closed, one can find an eclectic array of fresh baked Amish goods, produce direct from the field, unusual spices, free range meats and poultry, flowers, ethnic foods, and much more.
  • Location: 12th & Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA
  • Directions and Parking
  • Shops: Over 80 merchants featuring foods to eat, fresh produce, meat and seafood and speciality shops.
  • Store Directory
  • Phone: 215-922-2317
  • Market Hours: Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Pennsylvania Dutch Merchants: Wednesday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Thursday - Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Shops at the Bellevue
The Bellevue has been synonymous with luxury and elegance since the beginning of the 20th century. This tradition continues today as a fashionable retail center with a gourmet food center anchored on the heart of Philadelphia's corporate and cultural district.The Bellevue is an exciting shopping experience in one of America's most historic cities.
  • Location: Broad and Walnut Streets, Center City Philadelphia
  • Shops: Anchored by Polo Ralph Lauren, Tiffany's & Co. and Williams-Sonoma in addition to retailers such as the Palm Restaurant, Pierre & Carlo European Spa/Salon, Nicole Miller and Origins. Food Court.
  • Phone: (215) 875-8350
  • Hours: unavailable
Shops at Liberty Place
Located in Downtown Center City Philadelphia in the heart of the business district. Shops include some of the city’s finest such as J. Crew, Godiva Chocolatier, Bandolino Shoes, Jos. A. Bank, Franklin Covey.
  • Location: 16th and Chestnut Streets between Sansom and Market. Philadelphia, PA. Parking garage.
  • Directions
  • Shops: Over 50 stores.
  • Store Directory
  • Phone: 215-851-9055
  • Hours: Monday - Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday 12:00 noon - 6 p.m.


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