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Detroit Urban Adventures

135 reviews
Detroit, MI, USA
About Detroit Urban Adventures
Detroit Urban Adventures is offering three great 2-hour walking tours in 2015 so you can have your best day ever in Detroit. Space is limited and advance reservations are required. Register online for: "The D You Must See" (9:30-11:30am, Tues-Sun, Mar-Nov) "Corktown is Popping!" (1-3Pm, Tues-Sun, May-Oct) and "Detroit's Rise, Fall & Renewal" (4-6pm, Tues-Sun, Mar-Nov)
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36 reviews
See why this city that's officially filed for bankruptcy is still one of America's greatest underdog stories on a tour that showcases the rise, fall and renewal of Detroit. Follow your local guide through the sights and landmarks and learn about the history, architecture and art of the incredible Motor City.
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$29.00 per adult
13 reviews
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.
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$21.75 per adult
Small Group Walking Tour Corktown is Popping in Detroits Oldest Neighborhood
7 reviews
Explore Detroit’s historic Corktown neighborhood on a 2-hour walking tour of city landmarks, local haunts, and classic architecture. You’ll see a block at the heart of the ‘Corktown Revival,’ with hip restaurants, cocktail bars, and cafes, then take in the ruined Michigan Central Railroad Station, long a symbol of Detroit's golden age. This 2-hour Corktown walking tour includes a half pint of beer at an Irish American club, and it’s limited to 12 people for a personalized experience.
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$29.00 per adult
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Reviewed 5 days 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
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Bob was a knowledgeable guide. He took us all over on the People Mover and kept us dry on a rainy June day. He knew all of the buildings, who designed them, and how long they sat vacant. The only thing I didn’t like is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fabulous walking tour of Detroit! We visited a fair amount of buildings around a 1/2 mile radius of Downtown. Bob shared lots of history as we glanced at some buildings, entered a few others. It ended with a 1/2 pint beer at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walking tour was a great overview of downtown Detroit. I had never been there so it was good to learn the history of the city and the plans for renewal. Our guide Bob was a long time resident and had some great insights on...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank sapphire911
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I took this tour while visiting Detroit. Bob is full of knowledge and the locations are interesting: the Guardian Building, Renaissance Center, the David Whitney, the Compuware building and was able to talk about the history of other buildings as well. My...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bob was a knowledgeable and passionate local guide with a deep understanding of the history and and renewal of Detroit. He took us on the people mover, which was great and we wouldn't have taken otherwise. We went to a number of interesting buildings -...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Mathieu G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bob is a fountain of Detroit knowledge. He leads a fantastic and edifying tour of the city. The architecture is stunning and the history behind it, fascinating. The views outside are great, and you get to enter a handful of buildings whose interiors leave you...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Larry S
Reviewed May 18, 2019 via mobile

Michael gave a thorough history of Detroit and could answer all our questions as we walked throughout downtown Detroit including Greek Town & the Renaissance Center & saw the inside of buildings as well. He is very enthusiastic to share how the city has changed...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2019

Bob was extremely knowledgeable and prepared. The tour was informative, interesting, and fun. We saw several buildings downtown - venturing into lobbies and catching glimpses of the skyline from the People Mover.

Date of experience: May 2019
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January 2, 2017|
Response from kareng395 | Reviewed this property |
they do not take us into abandoned buildings, but they did take us into a parking garage which used to be fancy art theater and it is chilling to see what happened to the theater
June 13, 2016|
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