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Take a Free and Friendly walking tour with us! It’s free, which means you tip us what you want. It’s friendly because we’re friendly folks. And it’s Philadelphia because we love it and want you to love it too. We’re a Philly company and we’ll show...more
401A Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2425
+1 877-558-9671
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Mark was such a great tour guide—kind, informative, and thorough. The Colonials cheesteak tour was 1.5 hours and took us right to our cheese steak lunch spot :). Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cdmcgill35
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I signed up for the 11am Walking Tour and no one showed up to give the tour. There was other people waiting for the tour also who had registered. My friend and I are really disappointed, based on the reviews I was really looking forward...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

What a great way to see downtown Philly! The tour covered Ben Franklin and some basic history of Philly and how it contributes to America becoming a country. It was informative, funny and a nice low key way to learn about the area. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ethan M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Mark was very knowledgeable & shared a lot of helpful tourist info (in addition to the historic sites) with our family. It was a very relaxed yet still engaging tour.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank ynguyen19
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I had a tour of Old City with Mark, and had such a good time that we decided to go back again when we had family visiting from out of state. These tours are great for any group, whether it's with family,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ian I
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Not much of a review-writer, but my great experience with Mark and Free and Friendly Tours was enough to compel me to write this. A friend was visiting the city this weekend and we figured a tour would be the best way to take in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Brian P
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a private group tour with Mark. We toured the historic part of Philadelphia starting from Independence Mall. Mark was extremely knowledgable and gave a very enjoyable tour. It was well worth the time and I highly recommend the tour.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank LoriKHenry
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Mark is a warm, knowledgeable young man who gave us a good overview of the downtown area of Philly. A great way to use your time to see some really important historical things and learn a lot of interesting facts.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Wanda Redman M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I went on the Cheese cake tour 16th September 2016, with mark. It was in and around the Independence Hall area. Mark was very polite and had great knowledge of the subject about the revolution of 1776 . Mark even took us inside a Quaker...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank enjoy99
Reviewed 4 September 2016

My first encounter with free and friendly tours was back in the winter of 2014. Our tour guide John was excellent, and I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see the historical highlights, without having to pay the price of every other...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Elizabeth S
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20 December 2016|
Response from enjoy99 | Reviewed this property |
I have checked their website , no tours 27th December 2016 In fact no tours until tours start again Saturday 7th January 2016 at 11Am With Cheese cake tour then Billy Penn Tour at 2pm same day
21 February 2016|
Response from G B | Reviewed this property |
In the winter they do not run on a schedule. they will accommodate your party and meet at a location close to the liberty bell based on where your staying contact them and they will work out all the details with you. I... More
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29 June 2015|
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