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Free and Friendly Tours

401A Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2425
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Tour Guide Was A No Show :(

I signed up for the 11am Walking Tour and no one showed up to give the tour. There was other people... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Danielle V
via mobile
Cheesesteak tour

What a great way to see downtown Philly! The tour covered Ben Franklin and some basic history of... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2017
Ethan M
via mobile
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Take a Free and Friendly walking tour with us! It’s free, which means you tip us what you want. It’s friendly because we’re friendly folks. And it’s Philadelphia because we love it and want you to love it too. We’re a Philly company and we’ll show you the whole Philadelphia – or the whole of what’s in walking distance. We lend our friendship freely and we’ll gladly recommend a place to go out after the tour.
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401A Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2425
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"colonial cheesesteak tour"
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"walking tour"
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"ben franklin"
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"old city"
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"unique tour"
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"center city"
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Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

I signed up for the 11am Walking Tour and no one showed up to give the tour. There was other people waiting for the tour also who had registered. My friend and I are really disappointed, based on the reviews I was really looking forward...More

3  Thank Danielle V
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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

What a great way to see downtown Philly! The tour covered Ben Franklin and some basic history of Philly and how it contributes to America becoming a country. It was informative, funny and a nice low key way to learn about the area. Definitely worth...More

Thank Ethan M
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Mark was very knowledgeable & shared a lot of helpful tourist info (in addition to the historic sites) with our family. It was a very relaxed yet still engaging tour.

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Reviewed April 24, 2017

My wife and I had a tour of Old City with Mark, and had such a good time that we decided to go back again when we had family visiting from out of state. These tours are great for any group, whether it's with family,...More

Thank Ian I
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

Not much of a review-writer, but my great experience with Mark and Free and Friendly Tours was enough to compel me to write this. A friend was visiting the city this weekend and we figured a tour would be the best way to take in...More

Thank Brian P
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

We had a private group tour with Mark. We toured the historic part of Philadelphia starting from Independence Mall. Mark was extremely knowledgable and gave a very enjoyable tour. It was well worth the time and I highly recommend the tour.

Thank LoriKHenry
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Mark is a warm, knowledgeable young man who gave us a good overview of the downtown area of Philly. A great way to use your time to see some really important historical things and learn a lot of interesting facts.

Thank Wanda Redman M
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

I went on the Cheese cake tour 16th September 2016, with mark. It was in and around the Independence Hall area. Mark was very polite and had great knowledge of the subject about the revolution of 1776 . Mark even took us inside a Quaker...More

Thank enjoy99
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Reviewed September 4, 2016

My first encounter with free and friendly tours was back in the winter of 2014. Our tour guide John was excellent, and I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to see the historical highlights, without having to pay the price of every other...More

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

I had an excellent tour of the Philadelphia historic highlights with my tour guide John. John was great and I found the tour very informative. I had a great time hitting the major landmarks, and I would definitely recommend the tour to anyone visiting Philadelphia!

Thank JMONEY757
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619marinak
December 20, 2016|
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Response from enjoy99 | Reviewed this property |
I have checked their website , no tours 27th December 2016 In fact no tours until tours start again Saturday 7th January 2016 at 11Am With Cheese cake tour then Billy Penn Tour at 2pm same day
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claimsgal
February 21, 2016|
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In the winter they do not run on a schedule. they will accommodate your party and meet at a location close to the liberty bell based on where your staying contact them and they will work out all the details with you. I... More
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