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Detroit Walking Tour Including Rides on the People Mover

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  • 2-hour walking tour of the 'real' Detroit
  • Visit Greektown, Civic Center, Broadway
  • Snack on a true Detroit 'coney dog' or some baklava in Greektown
  • Ride on the 'People Mover' or elevated train
  • Small group of 12 people or fewer
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Gain an understanding of the 'real' Detroit during this 2-hour walking tour of the city. Ride the 'People Mover' (Detroit's elevated train) to Lafayette Coney Island, among the sculptures of Civic Center, and through Greektown. This small group tour is limited to 12 people or fewer to ensure personalized attention from your guide. Train fare and snacks included.
What to Expect
Find your way to a local cafe on Broadway in downtown Detroit at 9:30am. Meet your guide and small group of 12 people, your fellow travelers for the urban walking adventure to discover the 'real' Detroit. 
Take a stroll around the Broadway area, where you'll see Paradise Valley, Madison Avenue, and Foxtown. Get a look at the Fox Theater and the home of the Detroit Tigers, Comerica Park. Snap photos of the Detroit Opera House and some other landmarks before hopping on the 'People Mover', or Detroit's elevated train, for the ride over the Greektown. Visit an historic church that was a stop on the Underground Railroad, see a casino, and taste some sticky sweet baklava. 
Hop back on the People Mover and zip over to Civic Center, where you can see the tallest hotel in the Western Hemisphere, the Renaissance Center, and some famous Detroit sculptures. Stop at the art-deco Guardian Building, where you'll get a peek at the impressive lobby and banking room. Pass the landmark Penobscot Building on your way to the American and Lafayette Coney Island restaurants, where you can order a coney dog like a local. 
One last stop is a hotel dating from 1924, before jumping back on the elevated train to your original departure point.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bob is a native of Detroit and does a great job of presenting his city and its history It is a pleasant stroll through downtown, Greek town, Riverwalk, Woodward Ave and a ride or two on the people mover. You may get a pastry at...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed taking this tour around Detroit. Interesting facts were shared, as well as personal opinions of various hotels and restaurants. LOVED walking in the alleyways and seeing all the art. We probably would have never known they were there if it were not for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kelly K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mr. Robert, the tour guide was a native of Detroit, he is knowledgeable, kind and attentive. He summed the visit for us and gave us a concise history of Detroit, and he was current on the hot events in town and the best places to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had three college friends visiting from out of state and one of the things we chose to do was take this walking tour of downtown Detroit. We had a very interesting morning in the downtown neighborhoods, seeing beautiful buildings that are being saved...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank marquetteanlum
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Bob was a fantastic tour guide. I highly recommend this tour when you visit the Motor City. Not only did he educate us on landmarks, but during and after the tour he continued to give us little nuggets of information that made the city all...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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My sister and I enjoyed the Detroit Walking Tour. The guide was very knowledgable with many interesting facts!
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