Philadelphia

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When it comes time to bring home a souvenir from your vacation, ShermansTravel experts know just where to go. Whether it’s a high-end leather purse or an authentic, locally made craft, we show you which stores and markets to hit up for all your shopping needs – while highlighting the best steals and bargains in your destination.

Shopping in Philadelphia

Antique Row

One of the nation’s oldest and most famous antique districts has block after block of antique shops full of treasures (and sometimes junk).

Pine St. between Broad and 9th Sts., PA, www.antique-row.org
Tags: shopping | things to do | eclectic | antiques

Calderwood Gallery

A high-end distributor of early 20th-century French art and furniture, the gallery is located in a quaint brownstone on a side street of ritzy Rittenhouse Square. Here you’ll find the finest craftsmanship, handmade etchings, Art Deco color palettes, and vintage fashion photography, by iconic artists and designers like Pierre-Paul Montagnac. Note: visits are by appointment only.

1622 Spruce St., PA, 215-546-5357, www.calderwoodgallery.com
Tags: shopping | gallery | vintage | antiques

Franklin Mills Mall

Shopaholics love this massive shopping mall with its 220 brand-name stores including Chanel and Gucci. Don’t forget that Philly is tax-free when it comes to clothing and shoes!

15 miles northeast of City Center, PA, 800-336-6255
Tags: luxury | shopping | expensive | designer

Italian Market

Ninth Street in South Philly is lined on both sides with hundreds of vendors selling pasta, cheese, meats, and other foodstuffs; there are also several clothing and home goods stalls.

9th St., PA, www.phillyitalianmarket.com
Tags: family | shopping | things to do | culinary | clothing

Jewelers Row

Diamonds, gold, pearls, and precious stones are all sold on this brick-paved street for discounted prices (some as low as 50 percent below market value).

S. 8th St. and Chestnut St., PA,
Tags: shopping | things to do | jewelry

The Gallery at Market East

This urban mall has all the standard shops (Old Navy, Guess, etc.), food court stalls (Taco Bell, Auntie Anne’s), and the shoppers who can’t get enough.

9th and Market Sts., PA, 215-625-4962, www.galleryatmarketeast.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | shopping mall

Walnut Street

Many of the city’s upscale shops – think Tiffany & Co. and Burberry – are located along this thoroughfare near Rittenhouse Square.

Walnut Street, PA,
Tags: luxury | shopping | expensive | things to do | designer

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