Explore University City
About University City
If you take a trip to the west end of downtown Philadelphia, you will find yourself surrounded by the brightest minds of the future in University City. Five prestigious universities are located in this area, including Drexel and the University of Pennsylvania. Students, families, and young entrepreneurs alike share the close-knit community with fantastic dining, entertainment and innovative culture. Historic trolley rides are available throughout the district as well as the easily accessible subway and bus system. Theaters, galleries, cafes, and authentic bars are found at almost every street corner. No matter what you are in the mood for, University City has a wide range of food selections. From fast, to ethnic, to fancy dining, you will find everything you need. Popular places for nightlife include The Rotunda, Fiume, White Dog Café and many more. These, like many places found in west Philly, are known for their fun bartenders, live music and constant flow of people. University City combines a bohemian new-age culture with the historic foundation seen everywhere you go. So don?t hesitate to visit the west end of downtown because you definitely won?t regret it.