Philadelphia Center Square Private Walking Tour

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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

See Philadelphia's most prominent buildings

Beginning at Reading Terminal, we will wind our way west on Market Street past the PSFS Building, Wanamaker's, and the Market Street National Bank. Passing the Masonic Temple we head through City Hall sound down Market Street past Girard Trust, The Union League. The Academy of Music and many more buildings. Heading up 15th street, we will see Renaissance palazzos and Art Deco structures. We end of at Frank Furness' masterpiece, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Join us for a fun filled tour in the heart of Philadelphia.


The Center Square Walking Tour will also take you by some of Philadelphia's most prominent buildings. The buildings in this area are mostly from the mid-1800's through the present. Styles range from Beaux Arts, to Chicago and International style.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet on 12th street at Filbert where the sculptural columns are located.

End location: We end at the Pennsylvania of the Fine Arts at Broad and Cherry Streets

Duration: 3 hours


This is a 3 hour walking tour so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

What’s Included

3 hours guided tour with me as your personal tour guide.
I provide water and have handouts for use during the tour only.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - Our private tour will be outside, so there are no entrance fees or extra costs. We do pass many street vendors so you may wish to purchase snacks or additional drinks.

What’s Extra

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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