Historic Tour Of Philadelphia In English Or German

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Hr 30 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10am or 2pm; other times by arrangement Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    600 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pickup is for convenience. Guide will meet travelers in their hotel or AirBnB to lead them to tour starting point. Wal.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Discover the birthplace of American democracy selecting on this guided, 90-minute walking tour around Philadelphia, the 'City of Brotherly Love.' Learn interesting facts about the history of Philadelphia and America while visiting historic landmarks like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and the Betsy ross house, to name a few. You may choose to add on a 90 minutecity tour. This option uses public transit or your vehicle.

Highlights

  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences

Know More about this tour

This historical tour begins with a Center City hotel pickup, or meet at the Independence Visitor Center.

During this 90-minute walking tour, learn about the history of the United States, the city of Philadelphia, and the colony of Pennsylvania. Discover interesting facts about the history and origin of the Liberty bell and Independence hall. Learn about the history of German immigrants in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, as well as the founding of the United States of America and the importance of the Declaration of Independence. Admire the testimonies of American history in one of the most historic places in the United States. See the famous Liberty bell and learn about its role in the various liberation movements, such as the anti-slavery movement, womens suffrage, and the civil rights movement.

Also, discover Independence hall, the birthplace of the nation. This is where the Declaration of Independence was adopted and the Constitution was written. Admire the impressive original document in the West Wing. Then, stroll through the garden of the Betsy ross house, which was built in 1740 and named after the woman who is said to have sewn the first American flag. Finally, visit the New Hall Military Museum, the Merchants' Exchange Building, Franklin Court, and Christ church.

You may choose to add on a 90-minute driving tour and visit additional sights including the Rocky statue.

The tour ends back at the Independence Visitor Center or with a Center City hotel drop-off.

Inclusions

All taxes, fees, and handling charge

Professional guide

Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)

Private tour

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Operated by a multi-lingual guide (English and German)

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 20-Dec-2019

    Nick was a knowledgeable tour guide with an intimate knowledge of Philadelphia’s history and central neighborhoods. Walking with him was like visiting with an old friend who just happens to love showing off his city. And then it’s capped off with a 30-minute free tour inside Independence Hall! A worthwhile way to spend an afternoon in Philly!

  • 01-Oct-2017

    The tour was great! Nick was sure to pick some spots that would peak the interest of my 6 year old. The whole family really enjoyed it.