Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens
Visitors stand in awe of Isaiah Zagar’s artistic wonderland, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, located on South Street. The local artist uses ceramic tile, mirrors and found objects to create colorful and unusual mosaic murals. Those interested in Zagar’s work can take a self-guided tour of the gardens, or join the Mosaic Mural Walking Tour.
Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®
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