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“Underground Railroad Tour...”
Review of City Tour Detroit

City Tour Detroit
Ranked #5 of 33 Tours in Detroit
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: You’re in good hands with a local company that’s been showing visitors the magnificent Motor City for five years, previously known as Hometown History Tours. While our name has changed, our commitment to providing top-notch guides and customer service has not. Whether it be a group tour, private tour or one of our public walking tours - We're your go-to-guide for all things Detroit! City Tour Detroit is home to our signature walking tours: See The D, Incredible Journey to Midnight, and Notorious 313. New for 2018 are Solid Gold Detroit: Soundtrack to the City and Detroit Dine Around tours.
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Stand on the location where the William Webb, abolitionist, home was in Detroit at the corner of Congress and St. Antoine streets. This is where along with John Brown and Frederick Douglass the decision to raid Harpers Ferry, West Virginia was made which was the catalyst for the Civil War. Karin Risko and several of her actors transport you back in time to the mid 1800s and pre Civil War Detroit through her Underground Railroad Tour. You get to visit several historic sites that come to life between the actors and Karin's superb storytelling skills. Appeals to all ages. Don't miss this tour! You will not be disappointed.

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Karin R, Owner at City Tour Detroit, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thank you Pat for taking the time to offer us a wonderful review of our "Incredible Journey to Midnight: Detroit Underground Railroad Tour." Our aim is to bring history to life with the actor portrayals so it is more of an experience than a tour. We appreciate you joining us.

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

We did the Underground Railroad Tour and had an outstanding time. Our kids learned about the Underground Railroad in school and on this tour history came alive and we all enjoyed the evening a lot. A big thanks to Kate and her team! We can really recommend this tour!

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Karin R, Owner at City Tour Detroit, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you for the wonderful review. So glad your family found it informative and enjoyable.

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Did the Journey to midnight today, it was a really great tours with superb actors.I can highly recommend it if you want to learn more about the black history in Detroit

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Karin R, Owner at City Tour Detroit, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you Richard for your wonderful review of our Incredible Journey to Midnight tour. Actors will surely appreciate the "superb" description.

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of downtown Detroit. Both my husband and I were surprised and pleased to see how well Detroit is rebounding. The downtown area has all kinds of open air meeting places for families and couples to enjoy and the public transit is handy to get around. I loved the sand beach restaurant/bar in the middle of the city with basketball nets, an awesome place to relax and enjoy a meal and hang out for awhile. Lots of buildings are being restored and brought back to life, high lighting the beautiful architecture. We'd go back! Thanks Pat for your informative tour.

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Karin R, Owner at City Tour Detroit, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2017

So glad you both enjoyed your downtown walking tour with Pat. We especially love that you would return. Always good to hear.

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

A walk with an enthusiastic and informed guide through Detroit's downtown, showing architectural highlights, revitalisation and good food. Our guide was responsive to our interests, adapting the tour to match.

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Karin R, Owner at City Tour Detroit, responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2017

Thank you for you complimentary comments. Glad you enjoyed tour and guide.

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