The Best Philadelphia Walking Tour
Beginning at Elfreth's Alley, the oldest, continuously occupied residential street in the United States, this tour winds its way through Old City, visiting Christ Church, the Franklin Ghost House and the buildings on Independence Mall. As we head towards Washington Square we will see examples Greek and Egyptian Revival, and Italianate styles. Heading into Society Hill we will explore styles from Georgian and Federal all the way to Modern building styles and even sites under construction.
We will visit a number of notable properties during the Discovering Colonial Philadelphia to now Walking Tour. We will see buildings that go back almost to the founding of the city in 1682, up to buildings currently under construction. Georgian, Federal, and many Revival styles will be seen along the way.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Address or Intersection, Suggested by Guide: Benches located just East of Second Street on south side of Race Street
End Point Options: Address or Intersection
Duration: 3 hours
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - While there are no extra costs as part of the tour, you may wish to purchase snacks or souvenirs along the way.
As most tours are 3 hours of walking, be prepared with a good set of comfortable shoes.
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Great guide , very patient with the four kids we had with us . Super knowledgeable about this city . My family and I had a great time .