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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

1 N. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
215-280-3746
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Ranked #7 of 78 Activities in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We recently went on a walking tour of Philadelphia with Josh of Urban Adventures and it was wonderful! We traveled at a comfortable pace and saw many historic sites. Josh was not only knowledgeable, but cheerful and pleasant as well. There were two teenagers in our party and he took the time to find out what interested them and tailored... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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58 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The Soul of the Centre City Tour. Apparently this is the not the most popular tour, but we loved it. Kenny was very knowledgable and made my wife and I comfortable. The three hours went by quickly as there was so much take in. Highlights: The markets. The murals. Going into buildings and alleys that you normally wouldn't notice. Tip:... More

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Tour guide Chuck was amazing! We had a great time and Chuck blended city factoids in a seamless fashion...great time talking with Sonny (D'Angelo Bros), Mariella (Fante) and Christina (Di Bruno Bros). Thanks Chuck, you rock!

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Maine, USA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had a great tour with Chris ( and Kendra, a tour guide in training) of the Italian market in Philadelphia. Chris obviously knows a lot about the market and has a great rapport with the market owners in the area. The tour lasts about two hours and Chris was flexible about some of the stops. There's time for shopping.... More

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I had enjoyed a great drinking tour in New Orleans, and were hoping to have a similar experience. We were somewhat cautious because it was only beer and three stops. However, we were not disappointed! We had an absolutely fantastic time! Our extremely knowledgeable and friendly tour guide gave great beer recommendations and had bountiful information about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Whether you're a local, or just visiting the city, this tour is sure to give you your moneys worth, and then some!! Our tour guide Chris was extremely knowledgeable and passionate about what he does. Not to mention how entertaining he made the tour. The tour group was relatively small (6 ppl) which made it THAT much better. A lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Today we had an excellent tour of the Italian Market with Nina our tour guide. If you are looking for a tour of the best cheeses, olive oil, spices, candy and more I highly recommend this tour. We came home with an insider's view of South Philly along with bags filled with fine cheeses, spices, bread, jerky, candy, and prosciutto.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I enjoyed a terrific walking tour around the historic area of Philadelphia, led by our very friendly and knowledgeable guide, Nina. For just over two hours, Nina took us to significant landmarks, and backed it up with excellent commentary. It was a hot day, so the complimentary beer at the end of the tour was well appreciated. Thank you Nina.... More

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Central Florida, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a fantastic tour with Nina for a few hours in the Italian Market. She was fun and knowledgeable and helpful and we really enjoyed it a lot. Had a good variety, got to meet people who have carried on the family business for generations, plus got a "taste" of other cultures now moving into the area. HIGHLY recommend... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

With our teenage son we took a tour of Center city to discover the architecture the different neighborhoods and lesser known sites off the major historical sites. Josh was knowledgable and entertaining during the tour. He got us into buildings to see the beautiful Philly skyline. We did do a lot walking and covered a lot different neighborhoods. We all... More

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