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The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia

525 Arch St, Outside National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1514
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Philly is best seen by foot, and as such, The Constitutional Walking Tour is the best way to experience America’s Birthplace! See more than 20 of Historic Philadelphia’s top sites on a 75 minute outdoor walking adventure through Independence National Historical Park including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Declaration House, Betsy Ross House, etc. Tours depart from outside the National Constitution Center at 525 Arch St. from April through November.
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525 Arch St, Outside National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1514
City Center East
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"great overview"
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"historical sites"
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"amazing knowledge"
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"worth doing"
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"liberty bell"
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"fun facts"
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"field trip"
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"rich history"
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

It was OK. Just OK. The gal conducting the tour was pleasant but clearly had no passion for the subject matter. She was reading a script from her phone and was unable to answer any basic questions that were not on her script. If you...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

With only a short time to visit Independence Hall National Park we opted to take a guided tour to get as much info as possible in a short amount of time. We were not disappointed. Our tour guide, Andrew, was very knowledgeable about the area...More

3  Thank Stephanie F
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

In town for a wedding and we had very limited free time but wanted to maximize our opportunity to visit all the historical sites Philadelphia had to offer. This tour was the perfect way to do achieve this goal! Our guide, Andrew, clearly loves this...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

An excellent way to discover the historical landmarks of Philadelphia in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The guide was competent and entertaining for adults and children. An experience to recommend to all!

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Me and my son went and were quick to learn it would be an average experience. The guide looked irritable, somewhat bored, and it moved along slowly. On the plus side, there was a lot of neat information and cool sights but, overall, it was...More

1  Thank Tim_Andrew_Robinson
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This walking tour was extremely informative and entertaining! It even kept our attention during the record breaking heat waves. The tour guide was passionate about the topic and considerate of his audience. A+++ tour!

1  Thank Lynn R
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Took the tour primarily because my wife and I are educators and it was free for us (their way of hyping their business to people who could bring them more business during the school year.) It was pretty much what I knew it would be...More

1  Thank Frank P
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was my first "walking tour" and I was disappointed. I took it as a teacher for one of their free tours to pitch class trips. I cannot see my students liking this tour as it was rather boring. The guide was very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Took his 90-Minute tour at 12:00 noon on brutally hot and humid weekday. Despite the oppressive weather conditions, our guide Andrew stayed focused and delivered a fascinating tour that was both informative and entertaining. I highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Philly for a...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This tour made a great introduction to the historical area of Philadelphia, but does not go into as much detail as some may like. I think it is best done as a first stop in Philadelphia, and along the way one can make notes of...More

Thank Melissa N
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YvetteArecibo_PR
23 October 2016|
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Response from usa1776Philly | Property representative |
Sorry for the delayed response, I am just seeing this now. We have structured the tour to show you a lot in a short period of time (21 sites in 75 minutes) just to give you an overview/orientation, then you can decide if... More
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rusha55
8 February 2016|
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Response from Epicure1973 | Reviewed this property |
No, we are only staying outside. There's nontime either tondo it. After the tour, as we are starting and stopping in the same area, we went into some buildings (Freedom Bell, ...) but this was on our own.
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Travelgirla18
25 December 2015|
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Response from usa1776Philly | Property representative |
We do offer tours year-round, however our "public" tour season only runs April thru November, so if you are considering a tour in January, it would have to be a pre-arranged, private tour just for your group. If you are... More
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