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Architectural Tours of Savannah

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Address: Oglethorpe Square, Savannah, GA 31412
Phone Number: +1 912-604-6354

You don't have to be an architect to enjoy the Architectural Tours of...

You don't have to be an architect to enjoy the Architectural Tours of Savannah with Jonathan Stalcup. He is author and holds a Master of Architecture degree from SCAD. Jonathan not only knows his stuff design-wise, he makes it really easy for the average tourist to understand how Savannah was born and grew into the beautiful and beautifully singular city it is. He not only stops and points, he brings along visual aids to help you understand how a particular building or square evolved. You won't be bored or even tired- the tour progresses (and walks) through hundreds of years of history at leisurely pace.

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We had a great time on this tour. Jonathan was full of information and was very knowledgeable. You could see the passion he has for the subject matter.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
matt b
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a great time on this tour. Jonathan was full of information and was very knowledgeable. You could see the passion he has for the subject matter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful tour by Jonathan who is obviously very knowledgeable of the architecture and Savannah history. I know nothing about architecture but enjoyed every minute. Everyone should put this on your to do list.

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Luxemburg, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour began in a park, and our guide is a degreed architect with a native's knowledge of the history and personalities that developed Savannah. I would highly recommend this tour.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jonathan was an excellent tour guide - fun, funny, and super knowledgeable! We learned so much about architecture and just the history of the city. It was definitely a highlight of the trip - we even bought his book!

Thank Lauren M
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jonathan is TERRIFIC! I have just returned from a mother daughter weekend get away to Savannah, with the highlight of an amazing weekend being the walking tour with Jonathan. First please let me preface by setting the scene. It was the hottest (and I do mean the hottest) week that Savannah has experienced in years. And being from the South,... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jonathan is a really great tour guide and very attentive of all of the great information he shared about Savannah Architecture and a great history as well. Definitely the top tour you should go on while visiting Savannah.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It is hard to have anything to add to the glowing reviews about Jonathan. They are all true and then some. He is highly knowledgeable and passionate about the city of Savannah and architecture and his enthusiasm for both make the tour pass too quickly. My 15 year old daughter loved the tour, Jonathan makes the information he gives very... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Jonathan was a wonderful guide!!! (Yes, that's three explanation marks) I was hesitant, because I prefer history tours, but he was highly recommended on TripAdvisor, so I took the leap...And he exceeded my expectations. Great mix of history and architecture. My family and I have been on countless tours, and Jonathan is in the top five, I highly recommend. Disclaimer:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Jonathan is a great tour guide. His background in architecture makes his tour extra special. He's insanely knowledgeable and expertly weaves the history of Savannah in with the beautiful backdrop of all the buildings and squares. I highly recommend this tour!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Jonathan does a great job of weaving architecture into history--or is it history into architecture? This is an easy and enjoyable walk along Savannah's squares observing details of the buildings, their differences, materials used and biographical information. Jonathan obviously loves sharing his expertise and city-delight with the layman. The time passed quickly.

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