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Free Tours by Foot - Boston Tours

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Address: 42 Robinwood Avenue, #2, Boston, MA 02116
Phone Number: +1 617-299-0764
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Description: We offer Boston walking tours at no upfront cost. Our guests decide what...
We offer Boston walking tours at no upfront cost. Our guests decide what a tour was worth or what he or she can afford after a tour is finished. We also run pay-what-you-like Boston food tours as well as bike tours. Tours include Cambridge MA.
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Excellent tour of Boston

My wife and I booked the Freedom Trail walk and met up with the guide, Brian, on a very snowy and cold morning on Boston Common. Brian was brilliant, very knowledgeable and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I booked the Freedom Trail walk and met up with the guide, Brian, on a very snowy and cold morning on Boston Common. Brian was brilliant, very knowledgeable and excitable. He made a bitterly cold day very enjoyable. I would highly recommend anyone staying in Boston to take a walking tour with Brian.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Brian is by far the most entertaining and riveting tour guide we have ever encountered. He has immense energy and is very upbeat and informative. Because of this his tour is great fun and he had everyone participating both young and old, totally mesmerised. Totally enjoyable AND informative... win-win when touring Boston!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Brian was the best tour guide i ever had. The guy is crazy(!), full of energy,with great humor, positive spirit, very informative and generally an amazing tour guide. Highly recommended to anyone who visits Boston, this is the best way to see the highlights of the city. Great job Brian, keep it up!!!

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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14 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Brian with out a doubt is the best tour guide I've ever had, and my partner agrees. We do a lot of walking tours all over the world, and this guy is nuts but in an amazing way. He was full of energy, bouncy, crazy, informative and absolutely loved Boston through and through. I write a list of places and... More 

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South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Our tour was on 12/19, 2pm, with Beth: Harvard. It was terrific! We had 2+ hours of info-rich touring of Harvard & Radcliff, viewing sights we'd not ever seen nor been aware of before. Beth's presentation is well organized, nicely presented, very interesting. Even though it was a cold, blustery afternoon, we had no trouble going the distance with Beth... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you are ever in Boston I strongly encourage you to connect with Brian for a tour. He not only has an in-depth knowledge of the history but makes it more fun and entertaining than you would expect. The best tour guide we have had in any situation.

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Cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We did back to back tours of Boston and then Harvard/Cambridge in 1 day. Our first tour guide was Brian and he was excellent. Very entertaining and passionate about Boston history. Our second tour was with Beth and she was also a fantastic tour guide, so well spoken and knowledgable about the area and Harvard. Couldn't recommend these tours more.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Brian is an amazing tour guide! He kept us entertained with the history of Boston the entire time! Even took us off the normal route to show us some hidden local treasures and great recommendations for places to eat.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I really enjoyed this tour. I learned quite a bit about Boston and the American revolution. Highly recommended. Very informative and friendly guide

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England
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Great tour of the Freedom Trail with David P. Learnt so much more about the history and culture of the city than we would have just following the tour ourselves. He also gave us some "off-the-tourist-trail" tips for things to see and do the next day when it was due to be raining! Recommended!

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