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Grim Philly Twilight Tours

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Address: 599 Market Street, Independance Visitor Center, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 856-829-3100
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Description: With a seedier R-Rated mature audience's aspect, Grim Philly reveals the...
With a seedier R-Rated mature audience's aspect, Grim Philly reveals the less told, often bloody; sometimes embarrassing (grim) histories of our city through meticulously researched tours conducted by professors, authors, and young professionals. Ghost and vampire lore are explored, and language used by our guides is more than often not suitable for children or the prudish. A wide variety of topics include ghost hunting, serial killers, and gangsters to magick, Voodoo and brothels; riots, local pirates, and the Jersey Devil. Tours are offered by foot, tavern, and boat. Voted Best Philly tours and featured on Travel Chanel- we are open year round though offerings, hours, and departure change seasonally.
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Really fun!!

The tour was really fun. WE had a great time and the selection of places was fantastic. We would definitely do it a gain and recommend to others.

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5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The tour was really fun. WE had a great time and the selection of places was fantastic. We would definitely do it a gain and recommend to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Had a Groupon so it was a 6 for my value. I'm visiting from south Texas and was surprised so many locals were on trip. Relaxed, good, conversation, good information. Not super tourist, but that a plus for me.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Recently my wife and took the Valentine and Moonshine tour. We met at Zento's Japanese Sake bar for the first part of the tour. The guide is a history professor and quite knowledgeable about the topics discussed. When our group went to the second venue, there was no room for the group to sit together. We were scattered all around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

Well we had a snow storm so the twenty-some people ended up being eight. At first I was a bit worried it would not go so well, but it ended up being a fantastic time. Used the Philadelphia pass and just had to pay $10 for tour. Plus restaurant.com coupon that took $25 off drinks and meal, and we were... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were supposed to be joined by a group of 22, but only had 8 show up due to some snowy conditions in Philly. This made for a more intimate tour experience, however. I am always looking for fun things to do during winter, as cabin fever tends to set in. We were a part of the Moonshine and Valentine's... More 

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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

What a fun snowy night we had learning cool new facts about love and sex(can never learn enough about that stuff) we had in our favorite city!!!great group of people that we can now call our friends!!Thanks Joe!We loved it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We have a core group that we always try to get together for the adult night and this popped up one day ... Booked and had the best night out in forever. Already planning to get to the other tours too. Absolutely recommend to anyone. And we are "Philly Grown" but the information is fun and exciting. Don't miss out!!!!

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Trevose, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Went on this tour last night, and it was awesome. I am a history nerd at heart so it was really fun for me to learn about romance and love traditions all around the world. Our tour guide Joe was veryknowledgeable, and was very accommodating to the small group. This was the 4th grim Philly tour I've been on and... More 

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Broomall, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went on the Grim Philly Christmas tour with my son, his two friends and their two mothers. We are all friends, and had a really nice time. Joe handled us well, and had a good sense of humor. He was a very knowledgeable tour guide, and would tell you as much as you wanted to hear on anyof the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You want a fun night out, check out Grim Philly. Joe is knowledgeable and fun. Think history class with irreverent twist, and a few drinks thrown in. I have done several tours and each one out does the one before. Its money well worth spent. I can't wait to do the next one!

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