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Architectural Tours of Savannah

124 Abercorn St, Oglethorpe Square, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
+1 912-604-6354
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Excellent historic background of life in Savannah

I am a native of Savannah and have gone “home” many times to show off my city to friends and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winter Haven, Florida
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Great tour!

Covered an amazing amount of history in a short time. Really puts the city in context, and explains... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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You don't have to be an architect to enjoy the Architectural Tours of Savannah with Jonathan Stalcup. He is author and holds a Master of Architecture degree from SCAD. Jonathan not only knows his stuff design-wise, he makes it really easy for the average tourist to understand how Savannah was born and grew into the beautiful and beautifully singular city it is. He not only stops and points, he brings along visual aids to help you understand how a particular building or square evolved. You won't be bored or even tired- the tour progresses (and walks) through hundreds of years of history at leisurely pace.
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124 Abercorn St, Oglethorpe Square, Savannah, GA 31401-3732

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a native of Savannah and have gone “home” many times to show off my city to friends and family. Jonathan taught me so much that I did not know, and held both my attention and my 14 yr. old grand daughter’s for 90...More

Thank 624judyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Covered an amazing amount of history in a short time. Really puts the city in context, and explains the trends in architecture over time. Do this!

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must while in Savannah. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and an expert in his field. It is not a lot of walking, and the pace is slow. Highly recommend it.

Thank ABitSpoiled
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After going on this tour I look at Savannah through completely different eyes now! Jonathan was the perfect guide for this. His degree at SCAD I'm sure helped him, along with living there. He took us through several blocks describing along the way the various...More

Thank lharding456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on our tour with Jonathan. The amount of knowledge he has about Savannah architecture and history knows no bounds. He is obviously passionate about his work and it shows. We really enjoyed ourselves. We had some history buffs on our...More

Thank Jomo7301
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this tour! Jonathan was very knowledgeable and we learned so much about the architecture of savannah. Jonathan talks about history and then ties it back to the periods architecture. This tour doesn't go deep into the history of savannah or the squares. If...More

Thank Hnforshee
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This tour was wonderful!! Jonathan is so knowledgeable about Savannah history and architecture. He was also able to answer all the questions our group threw at him. Our group is going to Chicago next year and he even gave us suggestions for architectural tours there....More

Thank Sandylutz16
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The walk with Jonathan was the highlight of our trip to Charleston and Savannah. He was knowledgeable and entertaining, answered all of our questions and did a great job of conveying architectural information to non-architectural people. He deserves every bit of a five-star rating.

Thank Billardc
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Jonathan was an excellent tour guide. So hard to stump him with a question. We saw beautiful houses and learned so much about the buildings and the people who lived there that we otherwise would not have known. So it was both Architectural and Historical...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This was a terrific walking tour. Although it concentrates on a small area, you learn about the history in depth of the entire Savannah area. The guide, Jonathan Stalcup, is extremely knowledgable and witty. Highly recommend this!

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23 September 2017|
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Response from sarahrodak | Reviewed this property |
The tour covered basic history of some of the squares and the layout of the city. However, if you have more detailed questions about the city, squares or a specific home, he will absolutely be able to answer your questions.
Judy D
5 February 2017|
Response from lsdelange | Reviewed this property |
Jonathan could answer the question about a trolley. Personally, I don't see that a trolley would work. I'm sure a electric scooter would be perfect, but I'm not sure where they could be rented. I wonder if Jonathan would... More
18 December 2016|
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Response from Andree D | Reviewed this property |
We began at 10:00 a.m. Refer to his website for the cost. It may change. We loved this tour. It was well worth the money.