A. Bourdain RAW Philly Culture Walking Tour - Philadelphia

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Visceral, revealing, and gritty- RAW Culture is Colonial and Revolutionary mixed with the refreshingly unexpected, and suitable for family and friends alike. Follow the footsteps of Anothony Bourdain and paths trodden by Pope Francis and Paul Revere. Of Jefferson, and of Hamilton. And see the tallest building Washington had ever seen in his life. Includes $4 cheesesteaks, complimentary lemonade or home-style ice tea; and negotiated cafe, restaurant, bar, and shop discounts on the very block where we end in the heart of Philadelphia's historic district.

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Highlights

  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Free drinks included
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Know More about this tour

How did George Washington circumvent anti-slave laws while president in a free state? Why did Benjamin Franklin’s slaves carry him around on their shoulders, and where were they purchased? Where did Franklin conduct his electrical experiments? And what of the bodies discovered under what was once the statesmen's home? Where were the United States Marines formed? America's first bank robbery? Benedict Arnold's house? What Church steeple did John Adam's climb to the top of when dared, and dangled his legs from over the edge? In what colonial hotels did famous pirates Blackbeard and Captain Kidd stay in, and to whom did they fence their goods? Where were National Treasure and other Hollywood movies filmed? And on what corner did the wealthiest man in America have his face ran over by a horse-drawn cart?

For the best of the best true RAW Culture living history delivered by university professors, published authors and young professionals in the absolute rawest terms join the most scandalously unorthodox authentically original sightseeing experience consistently voted best in the city for originality and research.

Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Ben Franklin, George Washington, and John Adams’ homes; Christ Church, movie set locations, Continental Congress, Tun Tavern, famous pirates and the marines, Philly's slave auction block, and 25 historic daylight landmarks in all. Grim's RAW Culture day tours capture the spirit of our unconventional evening varieties while embracing a fact-pact bombardment of educational sightseeing entertainment by authors, professors, and young professionals in the primary locations sought after by tourists, and a couple off the beaten path.

Visceral, revealing, and gritty- RAW Culture is Colonial and Revolutionary mixed with the refreshingly unexpected, and suitable for family and friends alike. Walk the paths trodden by Pope Francis and Paul Revere. Of Jefferson, and of Hamilton. And see the tallest building Washington had ever seen in his life.

End your tour with $4 cheesesteaks, complimentary lemonade or home-style ice tea; and negotiated cafe, restaurant, bar, and shop discounts on the very block where we end in the heart of Philadelphia's historic district. After a super sightseeing adventure your afternoon will have practically paid for itself with your Grim Philly negotiated discounts as a service to our guests. And, our local guides (guaranteed college grads) will be also on hand for any directions, and recommendations for hidden gems throughout the city and burbs for those staying on in the metro area.

Duration: 1 hr 45 min+

Tour meets in front of the doors to the Independence Visitors Center, NE corner of 6th and Market Streets

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Inclusions for A. Bourdain RAW Philly Culture Walking Tour

  • Local guide

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Food and drinks, as specified

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Exclusions for A. Bourdain RAW Philly Culture Walking Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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