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Address: 615 Griswold St, Suite 1624, Detroit, MI 48226-3900
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+1 313-701-1900
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Detroit Urban Adventures is offering three great 2-hour walking tours in...

Detroit Urban Adventures is offering three great 2-hour walking tours in 2015 so you can have your best day ever in Detroit. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. Register online for:

"The D You Must See" (9:30-11:30am, Tues-Sun, Mar-Nov)

"Corktown is Popping!" (1-3Pm, Tues-Sun, May-Oct) and

"Detroit's Rise, Fall & Renewal" (4-6pm, Tues-Sun, Mar-Nov)

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Detroits Rise Fall and Renewal
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Bob knows his stuff

Very pleasant well spoken tour. Lots of good interesting facts. If you want to know a bit about Detroit this is the tour.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mattathm
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Wellington
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Wellington
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant well spoken tour. Lots of good interesting facts. If you want to know a bit about Detroit this is the tour.

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Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charles was an excellent tour guide--very personable. His love for the city really showed in his tour and was contagious. He took us to some beautiful, historic buildings and landmarks and I feel we got more than our money's worth.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Even if there were not tour at this time of the year, Bob Goldsmidt, the tour guide met my husband and me at noon and took us around downtown Detroit for over two hours, it was a private tour at the price of a group one. We ended up having a beer at a local pub. I recommend this company... More 

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

As newcomers to Detroit, in town for the weekend, we took this tour of downtown to get an overall introduction to the history, culture and architecture of Detroit. It was an outstanding tour, thanks to our guide Bob, a resident of downtown, who provided a personal and informative tour that brought the city to life. Highly recommended!

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Bob was a great guide. Answered all the groups questions and provided great insight into the history of Detroit and its buildings. Good distance and pace.

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Thank 78452
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Bob was an amazing host. I had never visited Detroit before, but the downtown core is absolutely stunning. All the buildings are relatively close together. And we were so lucky to have such a warm day to walk around. There are so many secret nooks and crannies. We got to experience all aspects of Detroit. The abandoned buildings were so... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Bob was fantastic, knew his stuff and really interesting history of the buildings and local area Definitely take a jacket in winter, but easy walk

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Pasadena, California
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went on Rise, Decline, and Renewal tour in Sept. with Bob and loved it. It gave my sister and I a great overview of the city, it's rich history and incredible architecture. Bob is incredibly knowledgeable regarding Detroit and he really makes the tour special. My one recommendation would be to take the tour early on in your visit... More 

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Thank MaryE995
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my family only had one day in Detroit downtown. That's why we decided to take a tour. It was really the best thing we could have done! Bob showed so many places we wouldn't have seen without him. We went into different buildings to see the great interior and he told all facts about renovations, costs and stuff.... More 

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Saint Augustine
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I loved this tour of downtown Detroit. The guide, Bob, was very well informed about Detroit's p, p, and f. He also gives hope for the future of Detroit. Well worth the money, and the beer at the end of the tour was a bonus!

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