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Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present "name-your-own-price "Philadelphia tours. These unique and entertaining tours will take you through many of Philly's most interesting neighborhoods. We offer a wide range of sightseeing tours to help you get...more
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20 N 3rd St Ste 201, Mailing Address Only, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2118
+1 267-712-9512
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Glenn lead us through the independance mall area of Philadelphia and the tour was fantastic. Glenn was extremely accommodating to our group and made adjustments to our needs. We had a very brief visit, but were able to see so much on thos tour. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anmyles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were visiting Philly during Thanksgiving weekend and wanted to explore the city in a different way. We came across this free walking tour that explained some dark but interesting facts about the untold history behind some historic sites around the city....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank The_Jules21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Sunday morning walking guide, Jenn, was fantastic. So smart, charming and informed. We got a great sense of the history and culture in the Italian Market area of south Philly. Highly recommend her. It’s a little awkward to just “pay what you feel is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PhilNTed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did two tours with Joseph, in both of them he was an excellent guide full of knowledge about philadelphia, gave a great overview of the events happening up until the revolution, easy to understand information. would highly recommend Joseph.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mooyman12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of joining a walking tour led by Joseph Spurlock. You could tell he really loved the city and knew so much about its history - he shared great stories and had a wonderful sense of humor. I thoroughly enjoyed learning more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank catkvo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed this tour and loved it! Joseph was funny and knowledgeable. The tour hit on lots of key spots for the city, and some lesser known which were really interesting. I liked that Joseph told a few personal stories that tied in with local...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ElissaSundman
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I went on the Independence Mall tour with Joseph Spurlock. He was very witty and informative and gave a great overview of the revolution, including the role of slavery and slave owners that may be glossed over in other tours. I’d really recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stevelynam
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This was very interesting thanks to our guide Joseph, who obviously was a qualified historian. I was here on business at a conference and made the right decision to take this tour, you get some walking in, but certainly not so much walking as to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank midwestfran
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Had the tour today with Joseph, very knowledgeable, interesting, loads of information, would highly recommend him & this tour, great to meet someone so passionate about his history. Many thanks Joseph.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We got the right dose of fresh and known facts (and some interpretations) of Philadelphia's importance in the nation's history.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jamie L
February 18, 2018|
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Response from mati d | Reviewed this property |
I agree that small kids will be bored. As far as the distance and the speed, children should not have a problem keeping up.
July 31, 2017|
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Response from spirona | Reviewed this property |
As others stated, it's free, with the option to tip. Unless you hated it and quit before the end, you should tip the guide. My suggestion would be at least $10/person, up to $40 or so.
April 14, 2017|
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Response from cbs2u | Reviewed this property |
It is called the Free Tours on Foot "Independence Hall tour" It was fabulous and we learned all about the history of our nation along with the history of Philadelphia.