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Walking Tours in Savannah

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Walking Tours in Savannah

We love architecture and architectural history. What walking tours are the best in Savannah?

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I know there are tours specific to architecture but I haveno idea which are best.

I would recommend you start here:


He gets great reviews and really knows his stuff. If he doesn't offer what you want he will know who does.

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Explore Savannah @ 13 Mad Turkey Crossing, Savannah, GA 912 - 507 - 9144.


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Architecture Tours by Jonathan is awesome if you want to do a group tour. Check under Things to Do and then look under Tours. There are several good walking tours in the top 10. It depends on what you want to cover and the price you want to pay.

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I second the recommendation for Jonathan Stalcup's Architecture tour. His tour was one of the extra options that I did during the Historic Tour or Homes and Gardens a couple weeks ago. He has the educational credentials to know what he's talking about and he's an engaging tour guide. Not only do you get to explore different neighborhoods, you learn tidbits along the way in addition to the info about architecture. You learn a lot of Savannah history and he has visual aids, like maps, to show.

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I HIGHLY recommend Dirk of Savannah Rambles. He worked as the Architectural Design Consultant for Historic Savannah Foundation and originated the Preservation-In-Progress walking tour for the annual Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens. I take walking tours in most cities I visited (and have for years) and Dirk is BY FAR the best guide I've had. I've been going to Savannah all of my life and am a bit of a history nerd, and I'm amazed at how much I learn on his tours. He's a genuinely nice guy too and gives a great tour without being condescending or glib. I truly don't think there's anyone who knows Savannah architecture better (it was his job) and I do know I've not had a better tour guide. Here's a link to his bio - www.savannahrambles.com/About-Your-Guide.html

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