About Chester, Pennsylvania

Chester City is a part of the Delaware Country in Pennsylvania and it is inhabited by almost thirty-seven thousand people as of the 2000 census. The city is primarily embedded in the environment, which is the Delaware River. This natural environment does a major role not only as a water reservoir but also in giving the visitors and passing by travelers a scenery view as the sunrise and sunset takes place. This great attraction for tourists is supplemented by the city’s bridge that would catch its tourists’ attention and is known as the Commodore Barry Bridge. This bridge was completed by early 1974 having a total of four thousand two hundred forty meters in length. The Commodore Barry Bridge is ranked fourth as the longest bridge (cantilever) in the world and is the longest in the U.S. If attraction and events is what tourists are looking for in a city, the City of Chester can serve them that. It features the PPL Park, a soccer stadium which is the home of the Philadelphia Union soccer club. They are international soccer players in the Major League Soccer which the city is proud to showcase to tourists and visitors. The PPL Park is just close to the Commodore Barry Bridge that is also a property of the Chester City. Not only men’s soccer club had played in the PPL Park soccer stadium but also the Philadelphia Independence of the Women’s Professional Soccer club. This is a soccer club intended for the women of Philadelphia. Another attraction of the city, aside from the spectacular soccer game, is the horseracing at a racino. A combined racetrack for racing like horse race and casino for slot machine gamers and other table card games.

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