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Home Of History Philadelphia Tour

From US$ 33 per person
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highlights
  • Experience coffee and historic churches in the city’s stunning Old Town
  • Stroll through the home of presidents, common law and dollar bills
  • Feel your freedom in the surrounds of Independence National Park
You will be swimming in history as you stroll the streets of the beautiful Philadelphia, a city famous for so many reasons it is difficult to fit everything into just one tour. Start your day by meeting your guide in the Philly Tour Hub, before moving on to the vibrant and culturally rich area of Old Town. There is much to see and learn in this district, including a visit to the well-known Christ Church, as well as a coffee and chat with your guide in a gorgeous local café.

Then it’s onto Philly’s Historic District, where you can see Ben Franklin’s home, as well as fantastic views of Independence Mall, the National Constitution Centre, and the mighty U.S. Mint. Continue past sites such as the President’s House, Liberty Bell, and onto Washington Square, where there will be no shortage of camera clicks in the vicinity.

Finally, it’s onto the National Independence Park and the amazing view of Independence Hall’s front yard. Breathe in the history of the site where the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution were both signed, before strolling past the numerous other historical sites, all of which your guide will ensure you understand. We end up back in Old Town, to share a cold drink at a local brewery, and recap on the amazing amount of history we have just witnessed during this awesome tour of Philadelphia.
what’s included
  • Local english-speaking guide
  • Admission to various historic buildings
  • A beer or beverage at the final stop.
what’s excluded
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities for your guide.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 2Hours hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
Starts/Ends Philadelphia, USA/Philadelphia, USA
customer reviews
4.8 - Excellent Based on 10 reviews
Excellent
Mr. Dave S. At
4.5 - Excellent
“We did the Historic District tour with Josh S. He was fun and knowledgeable. It was a great experience and we'd do it again. We will definitely look for Urban Adventures opportunities in the future. .”
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Mrs. Diane H. At
5 - Excellent
“We were very pleased with Josh and his enthusiasm for Philadelphia! It was a nice small group, and we received a great overview of the city. I would highly recommend this tour!”
Excellent
Ms. Aimee A. At
5 - Excellent
“I apologize but I forgot our tour guide's name! I was on the Sunday, 3/29 history tour at 2:30pm - our guide (the woman who lived in Russia for awhile) was great!”
Very Good
Ms. Jeana B. At
4 - Very Good
“Awesome time!”
Good to know Dress standard: A good pair of comfortable walking shoes is advisable. Make sure to check the weather report for rain!

Child Policy: This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

Closure: Some churches may not be open to us on a Sunday.
The Fisher Library hosts students final exams twice a year. We have restricted access (late April to early May and late November to early December) during finals.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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Urban Adventures / Product Category: Walking Tours
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