Reading Terminal Market, located in the Center City area of Philadelphia, first opened in 1892. The merchants offer a wide variety of goods. Visitors to the market can purchase food like meat, poultry, baked items and produce or other things like flowers, cookware and hand-made pottery and jewelry.
Shopping isn't the only activity offered at the market. There are musical performances several times a month which add to the atmosphere and make being there even more enjoyable. Visitors can also take a tour of the market and learn about its history, as well as the history of favorite Philly foods like cheesesteaks and pretzels. The tour is 75 minutes long.