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The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia

525 Arch Street, Outside National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center East)
215-525-1776
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Ranked #16 of 122 Activities in Philadelphia
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Philly is best seen by foot, and as such, The Constitutional Walking...
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Sightseeing Tours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Owner description: Philly is best seen by foot, and as such, The Constitutional Walking Tour is the best way to experience America’s Birthplace! See more than 20 of Historic Philadelphia’s top sites on a 75 minute outdoor walking adventure through Independence National Historical Park including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Declaration House, Betsy Ross House, etc. Tours depart from outside the National Constitution Center at 525 Arch St. from April through November.
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Hartsdale, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Our group of community center professionals thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Constitutional Walking Tour guide, Jason Gibbs. He was easy to hear which was important as we were a big group of 20. He was well informed not only about the 20 sites we saw but had great stories of leadership, compromise and diversity when we went to each site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We held a developer conference in Old City and for our last day we lined up a bunch of social events, including this tour. Worked out great. Everyone enjoyed the local tour. Our guide was friendly and informative. Since we didn't enter any of the major attractions I would say this is great way to get acquainted with the area... More 

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Vail, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Could ask lots of questions along the way and he usually knew the answer. Thought the time and walking were reasonable. Would suggest this tour to others.

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Fredericton, Canada
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Several walking tours were advertised and we opted for this one and were not disappointed. Our guide Jenna was very knowledgeable and we thoroughly enjoyed the 90 minute tour during which you cover about 1 1/2 miles. You cover almost all of the major attractions downtown but do not go into any of them. We had already been to see... More 

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Langley, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We brought a group from across Western Canada and loved the tour. We do this every year with our customers who are architects and designers and they are amazed at the history and beauty of the area. Jason, our tour guide is fantastic and we request him every year. Highly recommend this to anyone who wants to know more about... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Hands down best option for a group. I just took a team of 20 professionals from across the country (and some from abroad) and they loved it. Jason was our guide and he was fabulous - knowlegeable, passionate and did a great job of reading our group and tailoring his comments to them. Kudos to the tour coordinator, Leslie, who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Our group of 40 people was in Philadelphia for a conference. We offered the tour as an optional event. Melissa and Richard were our guides. They were upbeat and friendly, and presented a wonderful tour for our group. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants an interesting overview on the history of our country.

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Galloway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Melissa was our guide on Saturday and greeted us with an upbeat smile. We do tours occasionally in Philadelphia as we live in New Jersey and the tours can be fun and this one was. Melissa took us to historical spots that you would assume you go to, and then some we never even knew about. The tour is about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is how you begin your Philadelphia stay. The guides are well informed and excited about the history of the city. They help familiarize you with the city and gives valuable pointers. I should warn you that it is fast paced and you don't go into the buildings.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Broad but not very deep. I appreciated the efficiency of seeing so many historic sites in a short period of time but did not get much more insight into the sites than what I could have read on the signs.

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