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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

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Address: 1 N. Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215-280-3746
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Description: 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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Most recent review
Pub crawl tour

Not at all what I had expected..so much more! Our tour guide for the happy hour pub crawl tour was wonderful! Kenny made a point to tell us about the history of Philadelphia and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

Not at all what I had expected..so much more! Our tour guide for the happy hour pub crawl tour was wonderful! Kenny made a point to tell us about the history of Philadelphia and the beer as well as all the historic sites on the way to the custom chosen bars he planned for us based on our interests. He... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I did a History HD with Trevor and it was great since I just arrive to Philly and I could have an idea of what to do and visit for the next few days plus I was able to know some very local details about the local history which was very interesting for me specially coming from a very different... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Let me begin by saying thank you Nina for a wonderful tour. Being avid travelers, this was one of the best tours we have ever taken. This was definitely an Italian Market Immersion. It was an extremely cold day and we arrived at our meeting place a little early, so we went into the Starbucks across the street. Nina knew... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This company made some very special memories for me and my fiancé. Our tour guide, Jason, helped me orchestrate an extremely romantic and thoughtful engagement that included a marriage proposal in front of the Philadelphia LOVE statue. He also went the extra mile to have a fellow co-worker, Michelle, hang out in the park and take surprise photos of the... More 

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Bronx, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Due to the extreme cold, I was the only person who showed up for my afternoon tour so I got a personal and up close tour of the Old City with Marianne who immediately tailored the tour to what I wanted to see. We spent about 3 and a half hours together and her enthusiasm and knowledge of the history... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Our group arrived early at the meeting point on one of the coldest nights in Philly this winter. We were freezing and I was thinking, "A walking tour, what did we get ourselves into?" Fortunately, our guide Alex showed up promptly and we soon forgot about the cold. What a fun way to spend a Saturday night in the city.... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I took the History in HD tour with Kendra and the Markets, Mosaics and Magic tour with Jason - both tours and guides were outstanding. Urban Adventures has to be one of the best ways to experience a new city. The staff have clearly done their homework when it comes to the history, and you get an authentic local experience... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We took the Italian Market tour with Chuck and it was fabulous. We got a tour from a guy who lives in the neighborhood. Chuck was able to weave lots of American history into the tour as well as more recent stories. I was just my husband and I on the tour and Chuck was flexible to tailor the tour... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My husband and I just went on the Philly on Tap tour. It being a Tuesday night, we were the only 2 people, so it was definitely personalized! Our guide, Jason, was very knowledgeable and passionate about the topic... Beer in Philadelphia! He took us to out-of-the-way pubs that neither of us knew of, even though we are very familiar... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The pub tour in Philadelphia by urban adventures is a great way to see the city, learn some history, and get some great beer along the way! Chuck was our tour guide on Saturday evening and he was lively, knowledgeable, and a fun guy to have a beer with. The tour takes place from 5-7 pm and it's a great... More 

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