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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

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Address: 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
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+1 215-280-3746
09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around...

Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Philadelphia. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.

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Markets, Mosaics and Magic Gardens

As soon as Chuck from Philly introduced himself as a born and bred local we sensed it would be a highly enjoyable day. Chuck was able to weave local history stories with his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

As soon as Chuck from Philly introduced himself as a born and bred local we sensed it would be a highly enjoyable day. Chuck was able to weave local history stories with his intimate knowledge of the local Italian stores in the markets while ensuring we tasted amazing food at each of the stores visited. The local mosaic artwork was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Cherryl learned us how Real Italian Cheese should taste, about the history of the Italian immigrante, and about the economic growth of (a part of) the City.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great tour with Trevor in south Philadelphia. He was extremely knowledgeable of the area and was kind and polite. We were the only two in the group and Trevor was flexible in what we saw based on our interests. We had a great time and would highly recommend this tour to anyone!!!!

Thank Dave R
Peterborough, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our very lively, informed guide, Josh Silver, took us through downtown Philadelphia to visit the Christmas light shows and attractions. From the 50's style Macy's (Wannamakers) to the Comcast digital show along with Reading Terminal Marketplace. Very festive! Josh always integrates the historical sites as well. Excellent walking tour!

Thank Susan O
Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We loved our tour with Ben... we learned so much, felt safe, and had a wonderful time! Don't miss this unique opportunity to see a beautiful city!

Thank Suzanne F
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great guide, Ben, who was very knowledgeable about the city and history. We had a nice tour of the city, city hall, Wanamaker show/organ at Macy's that I would recommend to anyone sentimental about Christmas. The Christmas show at Comcast was modern technology with a great heart. Highly recommend. Stopped at di Bruno's for some cheese and meat... More 

Thank Eric M
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We enjoyed a fabulous walking tour by Cheryl Weiss. We loved hearing about the little known stories of the life and times of the people living in the area mixed with a dash of history. The food samples were an added bonus. I will highly recommend this experience to my friends and family. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Such a fun night, loved having Kenny show up the city and pubs we would have never found otherwise. Even if you're not a beer conissour it is worth your time. Thanks for a great time!

Thank Pam K
Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Went on the Tour with Architecture and Italian Market. Chuck our guide was very knowledgeable! Great way to learn new things about a city I have already visited. It was a great balance between a little history and food tasting! Chuck was great!! He was flexible and didn't rush us. Chuck adjusted times and places based on our interests! Was... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went on the South Street walking tour that included the Italian Market and the Magic Gardens. Our tour guide Ben was awesome. You could really tell he loved his city!!! Would greatly advise anyone to take this tour. Lots of walking but many stops along the way!! Tried great foods and absorbed the culture around us on this diverse... More 

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