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Savannah Rambles

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Address: 526 Price Street, Savannah, GA 31401
Phone Number: (800) 979-3370
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Description: You are invited to walk with me as I use Savannah's architectural history...
You are invited to walk with me as I use Savannah's architectural history as a visual aid to tell the history of Savannah's innovative city plan, icredible mix of architectural styles, and generations of diverse people who have created America's most uniquely beautiful city. I have been personally involved with the restoration of numerous buildings within Savannah's historic districts and can offer a unique perspective among tour guides.
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Educational and entertaining

This tour provides with a wealth of knowledge regarding the structures and history of Savannah. Take this tour before anything else. It's a great foundation for learning about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This tour provides with a wealth of knowledge regarding the structures and history of Savannah. Take this tour before anything else. It's a great foundation for learning about what Savannah has to offer. Dirk is very patient and exceptionally knowledgeable regarding the architectural significance of the Savannah buildings. This tour is not about fluff, it's for those actually interested in... More 

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife and I wanted to understand Savannah in a deeper way than is provided by a tour bus. We heard great things about Dirk's knowledge and passion about the history of this city, so we made a reservation for his walking tour called Savannah Rambles. Wow, it was everything expected and more! Dirk did a great job explaining and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We really enjoyed this walking historic tour of Savannah. While it seemed to start off a little slow, the tour guide was very informative and answered our questions. We learned a lot of how the area was developed, how the homes were built and why they were designed the way they were. Very excellent tour. Highly recommend the walking tour!

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Kinlaw815, Owner at Savannah Rambles, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. I will be refining the introduction to pick up the pace at the beginning. Constructive criticism is always welcome! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your Savannah stay. More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This walking tour is guided by a trained architect. Dirk offers insights into the historical buildings and their background that are rooted in research. As a great plus for us, Dirk involves himself in historical associations of the community. In other words, he cares about the community. We respect that and hope that other visitors will as well.

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Napa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Our guide, Dirk Hardison, was a fount of information, not just about the many buildings we saw, but also about the history of Savannah from its beginning. His knowledge of the various architectural styles, innovations, and the people who lived in the houses was impressive. Would happily do it again. And his recommendation for lunch was right on!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Best of the city! Informative and entertaining. Dirk was able to answer all of our questions easily. I felt a bit guilty for running our tour over with all of the questions we had. 2 hours well spent! I would book this tour again in a heartbeat. History and architecture taught by someone who is knowledgable about them both. He... More 

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Mount Vernon, New York
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A wonderfully intelligent leader, who limits his tourists/students (perpetual students perhaps, like my wife and me, 70+) to only 12, he is the intellectual "owner" of a vast library of information about the architecture and the City itself - all of his talk related in a consistently engaging way. Dan knows Savannah, and She is fortunate to have such a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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113 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A leisurely two-hour walk through the historic and Victorian districts with a guide who has worked in the historic preservation business. There is a lot of information to be absorbed. Best for people with a serious interest in the area - not those looking for gossipy history and ghost stories. We thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great tour and introduction to the architecture of the city and how it has shaped and been shaped by the history of Savannah. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and fielded any question thrown his way. I enjoyed it very much and learned a great deal about this beautiful city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My friend and I decided to sign up for a walking tour of Savannah's historic district to get a better understanding of the history of the city, as well as learn more about the amazing buildings throughout the city. Dirk and Savannah Rambles hit the spot! The tour took a little over 2 hours - a good, leisurely pace -... More 

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