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Providence Tours by Deena

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Address: Power St. and Gano St., Roger Williams Square, Providence, RI
Phone Number: 401-944-5134
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Explore Providence's rich history with your own personal guide. Deena...

Explore Providence's rich history with your own personal guide. Deena Liffmann is a lively and informative speaker who will share interesting facts, trivia, and secrets about the people and places that have shaped Rhode Island's capital city. She is also available as a step-on guide for tour bus groups.

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Excellent, very knowledgeable and lots of stories of the sites and city. Greatly enjoyed the tour of Brown and the library. Highly recommend Deena

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I gave an average rating because I am reluctant to be labeled "cruel and insensitive"... In a nutshell, for $80, I would have expected a more energetic and entertaining guide. Her age plays a role and I found her to be fatigued. This is just a reality. I am being honest and not wanting to be hurtful. But, this was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent, very knowledgeable and lots of stories of the sites and city. Greatly enjoyed the tour of Brown and the library. Highly recommend Deena

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"Her" likes: 1) Excellent communication (via email) 2) Tour tailored to our unique interests (period homes, libraries) 3) Loved the visuals - Deena had a binder (ie/ land plots when the area was first settled) "His" likes: 1) Lots of various info - everything from tombstones to area architecture! 2) Deena was very personable & pleasant 3) Good energy -... More 

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Millersville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am in Providence for the summer and wanted to explore more of the history. My friend and I decided to take a tour and Deena was amazing! She was extremely personable and really worked hard to personalize our tour to our interests. Deena had lots of energy and was very excited to spread her knowledge and love for Providence.... More 

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Salem, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Deena was so informative. She knew no only the city and history but "what's happening". She got is into places I would never have tried to get into. Lots of fun with her, she made the tour so much fun!

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The Dalles, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to see places we had read about in Avi's books. Deena not only personalized the tour for our interests, she even read one of the books to add to her knowledge of sites we wanted to visit. She was great and we learned so much about the history of Providence and background for Avi's writing.

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Thank Diane W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am visiting Providence for 3 weeks with a group of international college students. Deena gave us a terrific 2-hour history and architecture walking tour. She is very knowledgeable and had an excellent sense of what would interest the students. She was patient, entertaining, professional, and friendly. She was happy to tailor her tour to our interests, but also very... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a few days in Providence on business travel for her job. While she was at work, I biked different trails and ate grinders. Besides the food, neither of us were particularly impressed with Providence. On our last day in Providence we had our tour with Deena. Deena is a delightful woman and she took us... More 

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Loudon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Took a bus tour to Providence on a whim. Part of the tour included a historic tour of the city and the Capitol building. Deena was amazing. She talked continuously for almost 2 hours. Without any notes. She knew more about the history of Providence and made it very interesting. If you ever get a chance to take a tour... More 

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Deena was very insightful and gave in depth information about historical spots in Providence. Our group included primarily elders and she was very accommodating as far as taking time to answer questions and walking at a slower pace through the downtown area. I highly recommend her to anyone wanting a comprehensive timeline of events and historical figures of Providence. Outstanding... More 

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