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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
+1 215-280-3746
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South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens...
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US$79.00*
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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour
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Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Philadelphia. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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“on tap” (47 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
City Center East
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+1 215-280-3746
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our children surprised us with a 50th Wedding Anniversary Weekend in Philadelphia, where my husband and I met and married. Among many of the planned events they organized one was a walking/culinary tour of South Philly. Our tour guide was Chuck, who was wonderful, very...More

Thank neatzandy
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

What a wonderful idea - it sounds like you have the sweetest family! We're so glad that we could be part of such a special weekend. And it sounds like Chuck was the perfect fit for your group - he's so awesome! Thank you so...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

He gave the perfect balance of a local's look and academic history of the Italian Market and Philadelphia as a whole.

1  Thank Ilan F
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ilan, thanks for your review! You're so right, Chuck is such a great guide, we're glad that you enjoyed your time in the Italian Market with him. We'll make sure to pass along your compliments! Thanks again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was very informative and good experience. Josh S. was our tour guide and did a great job at personalizing the tour to fit us all. Two from Ireland and one from North Carolina.More

Thank drauken
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad to hear that you had a great time with Josh - he's so great. Hope your group had safe travels back to Ireland and NC. And, don't forget, as you keep traveling, make sure to check...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took Italian market immersion tour, because we wanted to experience the spirit and everyday people of Philly. When we walked up the meeting spot, our guide, Nina introduced herself and another person, so we all started to talk to each other naturally. I knew...More

Thank Mcobacoba
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks so much for your review! You're right, you were in good hands with Nina - she's such a great guide through the Italian Market. We'll make sure to pass along your compliments. We're so happy to hear that you had a great time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just finished a great walking tour with Chuck. It was really enjoyable Chuck had great local knowledge and took us into some fascinating shops and restaurants on our tour of the Italian Market. I thoroughly recommend it. As a company Urban Adventures are...More

Thank Tony H
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tony! Thank you for such a wonderful review! It sounds like Chuck gave you an awesome morning in the Italian Market and you really got to see how an Urban Adventures tour is so special. Chuck is such a superstar, his tours are always...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent tour! Nina, our guide was a delight! Passionate and very knowledgeable about the history and architecture of her beloved Philly. We learned so much and loved all her stories and anecdotes and thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. Definitely a highlight of our visit...More

Thank DeeK11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently went on the South Philly culture tour (Italian Market + Magic Gardens) with Alex, who was an excellent and knowledgeable guide. We wanted to do something in Philly that was not typically tourist-y and it really fit the bill perfectly. Loved getting to...More

Thank beccaboom82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I had an amazing time on our tour of the Italian Market and Magic Gardens yesterday! Nina had a great energy about her, she really made us feel like family! Nina was well prepared and she really put her all into it...More

Thank hurston1989
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chuck was a great guide. He was personable and very informative. I would highly recommend this tour.

Thank nancyd2233
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ben took 4 of us through a tour based on what we thought we would like to see and improvised in other important and historical information about Philly and the foundation of America. This may have been the best tour I have been on including...More

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thejiggse
2 December 2016|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
We do! Our tours operate rain or shine, so make sure you have good rain gear, umbrella, etc. to stay as dry as possible. Also, our guides are great at making the tour flexible based on the conditions, including adding more... More
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vicnval
26 January 2015|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your interest in our tours! The Urban Adventures tours are all walking tours, and some with public transit included with a guide. Cost per person varies - We offer 5 tours ranging from $25 to $39 per... More
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vicnval
26 January 2015|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you so much for reaching out! Our Urban Adventures tours are all walking and/or public transportation with a guide. For 16 year-old young ladies, I'd recommend either the Markets, Mosaics & Magic tour or our... More
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