Philadelphia: Neighborhoods Vol. 1 Chinatown, Southwark, and South Philadelphia

Tour Number

Activity Level

379057


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Private Tour Chinatown, Southwark, and South Philadelphia


You've seen all the tourist attractions and want to know what really makes Philly stand out? It's the neighborhoods! Mob hits, flying fish, cheesesteaks, and murals of Chubby Checker rubbing elbows with Frankie Avalon and a growing South East Asian community pulsate out of South Philly. Dumplings, milk tea and conversations in Cantonese share space with what's left of both Skid Row and the previous Red Light District as the Ben Franklin Bridge looms overhead is what makes Chinatown interesting. While the neighborhood formally known as Southwark mixes urban grit, a former Jewish Quarter, gentrification, and the Magic Garden to bring a slice of Manhattan to the City of Brother Love.

Itinerary

Chinatown: Original Chinatown, Friendship Gate, Skid Row, Food Tour (Dumplings and other delights)
Southwark: Former Jewish Quarter, Magic Garden, Local landmarks, and Food Tour.
South Philadelphia: St. Mary Magdalen Church, Italian Market, Washington Ave, Pats/Genos, Local landmarks and Food Tour.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I can meet you at your hotel, train/bus terminal or PHL airport.

End location: I can drop you off back at your hotel, train/bus terminal or PHL airport.

Duration: 3 hours

Transportation

Uber, subway and walking.

What’s Included

Three hour private guided tour around Chinatown, Southwark, and South Philly.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

100 USD - This is to cover entry fees to museums and special events. The purchase of any souvenirs and meals. Plus the use of public transportation.

What’s Extra

Private transportation is available also for larger groups. Please contact me for details and pricing.

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