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Free Tours by Foot

20 N 3rd St Ste 201, Mailing Address Only, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2118
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Great tour

Joseph did a great job of giving an overview of the history of some of our founding fathers... read more

Reviewed yesterday
mikeatty426
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Amazing tour!

My friend and I decided to do this tour to see some of the major historical landmarks in the city... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mermaidmegs1026
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Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present "name-your-own-price "Philadelphia tours. These unique and entertaining tours will take you through many of Philly's most interesting neighborhoods. We offer a wide range of sightseeing tours to help you get to know Philadelphia. We also offer food tours, ghost tours and private tours. Get to know Philadelphia with local tour guides who have a passion for their city.
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“walking tour” (67 reviews)
“great tour” (94 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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20 N 3rd St Ste 201, Mailing Address Only, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2118
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"chinatown food tour"
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"hour tour"
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"italian market"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"knew his stuff"
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"his passion"
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"philly tour"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Joseph did a great job of giving an overview of the history of some of our founding fathers, architecture in the city, details about the Liberty Bell and about life during colonial times. The tour was informative and through. He told us the places we...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to do this tour to see some of the major historical landmarks in the city and we weren't disappointed! Our tour guide Joseph was very knowledgable. I definitely learned things I never knew before! I highly recommend this for anybody...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rich was an excellent tour guide. Very knowledgeable and well planned our tour. Even received informative email. Giving info on where to meet and parking. Only concern. Recommended to park in Wyndham garage, but too pricy. Was $42. Use visitor center parking. Half the price...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently took our 8th grade student council on a walking tour with Joe. He was great!! Joe had a wonderful way of bringing the information to the kids in a way that was amusing, yet educational. He kept a good pace and the sights...More

Thank Cheryl K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable tour with Joseph. His knowledge and enthusiasm for Philadelphia brings the history of the city alive. Great way to see the sights!

Thank Phil P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joseph was our tour guide for this 2.5 hour walking tour of the Independence Mall. He arranged the walk to follow the history leading up to the revolution and writing of the Constitution but this isn’t the romanticized history from your high school textbooks. Joseph...More

Thank ONCSail
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the Independence Mall Tour with Rich, he is an awesome guide. I can totally recommend the tour! His stories helped me to learn a lot about history of Philadelphia and the U.S. and it was fun in the same time. I loved that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great tour! Some in our group lived nearby while others were Philly locals. We all learned plenty new, fun and interesting facts from our guide Ton who was a true Philadelphian - tough as nails. During the tour she tripped, tumbled and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Toni is passionate about Philadelphia and is filled with information about the city. On the tour, she took a nasty fall, and we in the tour thought the tour should have been canceled. However, she just asked for a bag of ice...More

2  Thank Coles M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent the weekend in Philadelphia, and came across this tour of Logan Square after Googling touring options. The description sounded interesting, and fit our time requirements, before we met friends for Happy Hour. The touring area is also close to where...More

1  Thank Chris B
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Jamie L
February 18, 2018|
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Response from mati d | Reviewed this property |
I agree that small kids will be bored. As far as the distance and the speed, children should not have a problem keeping up.
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cvdn2004
July 31, 2017|
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Response from spirona | Reviewed this property |
As others stated, it's free, with the option to tip. Unless you hated it and quit before the end, you should tip the guide. My suggestion would be at least $10/person, up to $40 or so.
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JorgieLaPlata
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
It is called the Free Tours on Foot "Independence Hall tour" It was fabulous and we learned all about the history of our nation along with the history of Philadelphia.
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