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The Richmond Tour Guys

500 Tredegar St, entrance to Brown's Island closest to Tredegar Ironworks, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
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Excellent coverage of Richmond history

Our tour guide, Michael, provided an excellent tour of downtown Richmond. I have lived in the... read more

Reviewed today
cihakp
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Richmond, Virginia
Downtown Tour

Michael was a great tour guide. Knowledgeable, funny and passionate about his beautiful city. This... read more

Reviewed yesterday
shylion
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Nairobi
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Free walking tour of Richmond VA centering on the history of the city from its founding to the present. Weekly tours from March to November.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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500 Tredegar St, entrance to Brown's Island closest to Tredegar Ironworks, Richmond, VA 23219-4330
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Reviewed today

Our tour guide, Michael, provided an excellent tour of downtown Richmond. I have lived in the Richmond area for 17 years and just discovered these walking tours. What a great way to get a very good understanding of the importance of Richmond through the centuries...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Michael was a great tour guide. Knowledgeable, funny and passionate about his beautiful city. This was one of the best parts of my visit to Richmond, thank you!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Michael was very knowledgeable and provided us with some in depth knowledge of local history in a short amount of time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our terrific and dynamic tour guide, Lee Ann, brought downtown Richmond to life! Her knowledge was impressive; she knew just the right amount of information to present without overwhelming the tourists. She fielded questions willingly and with southern hospitality. Lee Ann made sure we had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great informative tour. Had a private tour and was intrigued with the knowledge of the tour guide and the vast array of history of Richmond covered. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five Retired Army Colonels joined Matthew Maggy (Richmond Tour Guys) for an unforgettable tour of downtown Richmond in May. This was my second experience with the Richmond Tour Guys (See "Tour Fit for a CEO"), since I wanted something special for my Army buddies. Matthew...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Meeting place was clear. Guide got to know all of us. He could answer most, if not all, of our questions. He kept us in shade as much as possible, stopped for a water break. Gave us many ideas for future sightseeing. 2 hour length...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found The Richmond Tour Guys through Google. It's a free service with several different tour options. Our guide even braved the rain (more like torrential downpour) to take the group on the tour. People were free to leave as they pleased. We got some...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old saw "you get what you pay for" does not apply here. This free tour was very good and it was led by a very knowledgeable man, Ray. He knew his stuff and mostly it was interesting. On occasion he rambled and then it...More

Thank Bart A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I did a weekend "girls trip getaway" to Richmond and did the Shockoe Bottom walking tour on Sunday afternoon. It was fun, informative, and a great way to see this part of the city. Definitely recommend it!

Thank Lauren R
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I think that it would be too difficult for them. The Virginia Historical Society has Richmond overall bus tour but the one that I took was not very good. Call and ask the tour guys where else that they could take a... More
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