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Detroits Rise Fall and Renewal provided by Detroit Urban Adventures

Detroits Rise Fall and Renewal

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 20-07-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Detroits Rise Fall and Renewal
All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures have received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
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Updated 20-07-23 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Discover the story of Detroit beyond the surface with a tour led by a local guide. Meet your guide at a popular bakery and set out to see top city landmarks including the Detroit Opera House and the GM Renaissance Center. Learn about the history of Detroit through its architecture and complete the experience with a visit to Grand Circus Park and a local brewpub.
  • You'll start at
    1555 Broadway St
    1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
    1555 Broadway Detroit, MI 48226 Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///lace.cubs.appear
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  • 1
    Detroit Urban Adventures
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Detroit Opera House
    GM Renaissance Center
    The Guardian Building
  • 2
    Detroit People Mover
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Michigan Central Station
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Grand Circus Park
    MGM Grand Detroit Casino
  • You'll end at
    Detroit Beer Co.
    1529 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
    Detroit Beer Company, 1529 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
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  • See Detroit through the perspective of a local guide
  • Discover the city’s architecture and top landmarks
  • Visit a local brewpub for a drink (included in the tour)
  • See the Detroit Opera House up close
Important Information
Departure Point
1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Return Details
Detroit Beer Co., 1529 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Fares for a ride on the People Mover
  • One beer (or coffee, tea, or soft drink) at Detroit Beer Company
  • Entry/Admission - Detroit Urban Adventures
  • Entry/Admission - Detroit People Mover
  • Tips and gratuities for your guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Dress casually and comfortably. Wear shoes that are good for a fair amount of walking. Depending on weather, you may want to have a jacket, hat, or an umbrella.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Bigredog wrote a review Sep. 2020
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania33 contributions2 helpful votes
Bob G. runs this tour and the 2 hours will fly by because you will be wrapped up in his commentary and knowledge of all things Detroit. He knows hows and whys of all the buildings, sports teams, auto industry, and culture. A real inexpensive crash course if you only have
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Justin H wrote a review Sep. 2020
1 contribution
Really great and personal tour. Perfect mix of experience and enthusiasm. Also really clear that they care a lot about Detroit
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Date of experience: September 2020
Erin B wrote a review Aug. 2020
Chicago, Illinois6 contributions
Bob explained the history and architecture so clearly and with interesting stories from a locals perspective, A nice finish with a beer too!
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Date of experience: August 2020
Courtney R wrote a review Jul. 2020
1 contribution
It was a great tour! Bob was very knowledgeable and we all enjoyed learning about the city. Definitely worth the money.
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Date of experience: July 2020
MelindaN wrote a review Mar. 2020
Auburn, California421 contributions37 helpful votes
First off, when I saw this tour I really wanted to book it. Unfortunately they were only doing it on days of the week that I would be working. So I asked if there would be any possibility of a Wednesday tour - my only day off. I got an immediate text reply that said
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Date of experience: March 2020
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Detroit Urban Adventures
Gary M
Worth The Walk
Having grown up and worked all his life in Detroit, Bob was a very knowledgeable host who was especially mindful in
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Amazing tour around Detroit
Detroit was the part of our road trip, and we planned to be there just for a half of a day. Tour guide Bob showed m
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Local Tour Guide
Our guide was very knowledgeable and I liked the personal anecdotes given regarding the different landmarks. It’s a
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Detroit Walking Tour
Bob was an excellent tour guide. He knew a lot about Detroit and provided a pleasant and informative tour! Make su
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Graham G
Great tour with excellent guide!
A great tour, highly recommended! Our guide was Carlos, who was very knowledgeable and engaging and adapted the to
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Detroit - a great city
We loved our visit to the city of Detroit and to take a trip on the people mover helps to get started to receive in
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Morning walking tour
Great value, great guide, was one of the coldest days in November, but the guide made it easy for us, people mover
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Great tour
We enjoyed a very informative and also entertaining walking tour with Mike. As a Detroit native Mike was very well
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Great Walk of Downtown Detroit
What a great way to see Downtown Detroit. Bob our tour guide was knowledgeable and took us to sight I would have s
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Marko K
Great way to get a glimpse of Detroit
I had some time left before my flight and I decided to take the tour and I thought it was great. Mike was entertain
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Corktown tour
Great tour. Mike was interesting and brought the history alive. The beer at the conclusion of the tour was a nice
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Shelley K
Vibrant and safe Detroit
I had a lovely walking tour of Detroit conducted by a local, Mike the guide. Amazing architecture coupled with insi
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Donna S
Downtown Detroit
Great walking tour. Very knowledgeable and informative guide. We enjoyed it. The Coney Island hiot dog at the end w
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Very interesting and some good history
It's great when a guide can engage with the group on the tour no matter where they come from and they certainly did
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Stephanie S
Doin' Downtown Detroit!
Wonderful walking tour with our extremely knowledgable and interesting guide (whose name I sadly have forgotten!)
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Key Details
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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