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Old City Walking Tour in Philadelphia

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  • Explore Philadelphia’s highlights without getting lost with a guide
  • See more of Philadelphia in less time—a great choice for first-time visitors
  • A small-group tour for a personalized experience
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Old City Walking Tour in Philadelphia
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A 1.5 hour story-telling adventure retracing the steps of our Founding Fathers in the city where America began!
From US$25.00
12pm Old City Walking Tour
A 1.5 hour story-telling adventure retracing the steps of our Founding Founders in the city where America began!
From US$25.00
10am Old City Walking Tour
A 1.5 hour story-telling adventure retracing the steps of our Founding Fathers in the city where America began!
From US$25.00
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Overview

Explore historic Philadelphia on this walking tour of the Old City District, a quick and convenient introduction for first-time visitors. You'll see Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Court, Carpenters’ Hall, and the Declaration House. Then wander down Elfreth’s Alley, the nation’s oldest continuously inhabited residential street. Plus, choose from multiple departure times to suit your needs.

What to Expect
Meet your guide at a convenient central location and set out to explore Philadelphia’s Old City District. Walk between Old City’s historic landmarks and hear stories about Philadelphia that the locals don’t even know.

Follow your guide to Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Carpenter’s Hall, and the Betsy Ross House, where the first American flag was sewn. Explore Franklin Court, the site of Benjamin Franklin’s home and print shop, and visit his grave site at the Christ Church burial ground. See the Keys To Community sculpture, a bronze bust of Franklin with over 1,000 donated keys worked into the surface.

Then walk down the block to the Declaration House, a red-brick building where Thomas Jefferson lived while drafting the Declaration of Independence. Wander down historic Elfreth’s Alley, and then end your tour or continue exploring on your own.
Reviews (92)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Perfect First Philly Experience!

My girlfriend and I had a fantastic time on this tour. Both law students, we were already somewhat informed on the history, but our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. We learned so much about the history of our founding fathers that we had never known...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nick E
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile
Great Walking Tour!

We always take a walking tour of every new city we visit. We ended up in a private tour since no one joined our group on 11/16. Our guide Adam was very personable and knowledgeable about Philadelphia history. Loved the bad jokes. Adam also made...More

1  Thank LEK808
Reviewed November 12, 2018
History with a bit of humor

Even though the weather was cold and overcast, we enjoyed the walking tour. Tim knew snippets of history you won't learn in any classroom and pay attention or you might miss his quick one-liners that kept us alert and interested. Dress for the weather as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BJMA17
Reviewed November 12, 2018
Enjoyed our Tour

Our tour was with Adam and he was awesome. We walked around through some old time Philadelphia areas and streets as he told us the history. Loved to listen to his stories about the city. I would love to go back when we have more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nank135
Reviewed October 26, 2018
Family tour

Was a good tour, but went with my wife and 4 children and paid for all of them including a 1 year old. The owner was really nice during tour and send he would refund a couple of the children's cost but have not received...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adam T
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landiiiks
August 25, 2018|
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Response from PhantomRhino | Reviewed this property |
Our tour ended at Independence Hall. Inquire from Tim if all do when booking and go online to book a time for IH shortly after the end of Tim’s tour.
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August 21, 2018|
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Response from 371pjn | Reviewed this property |
I rechecked my itinerary. It started at 5 pm. You’ll enjoy the tour...especially if Tim is your tour guide.
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