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“Delightful Philadelphia Tour”
Review of Free Tours by Foot

Free Tours by Foot
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present "name-your-own-price "Philadelphia tours. These unique and entertaining tours will take you through many of Philly's most interesting neighborhoods. We offer a wide range of sightseeing tours to help you get to know Philadelphia. We also offer food tours, ghost tours and private tours. Get to know Philadelphia with local tour guides who have a passion for their city.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed January 2, 2012

Our guide Rebecca was a delightful source of information and good humor. She was well-prepared, a graduate student in the field of history, and carried photos who led us around a several-block area of the richest historic district in Philadelphia in under two hours. She held up illustrations of the Founders for us to look at while she spoke. She told us lots of interesting facts about each site and was able to speak about each of the main signers of the Declaration of Independence in fascinating vignettes, informative without being boring. It was a delightful experience, an easy walk and I took lots of photos to share online in a slideshow. There is no fee per se but we can leave a "tip" with the guide (recommend $10-15 at least, perhaps $25 if you can afford it). I felt enlightened by the tour and never more proud of my country. I will be taking their longer tour soon.

Jane

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Reviewed January 2, 2012

We planned a day trip to Philadelphia and fortunately found the free 2 hour walking tour. It was excellent. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and stimulating. She gave us a new appreciation of the history of Philadelphia and of our country. I highly recommend the tour. Don't forget a generous tip for the tour leader.

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Reviewed January 1, 2012

We love free! But be considered and tip!!! We saw some people in our group leave without tipping... I was so upset... $5, $10, $15 tip acoording to your budget but do it! We really liked the tour it was fun and very informative Jenn was really nice and made sure everybody could hear her. I recommend this tour!
We arrived earlier to the visitor center and got tickets for the independence hall for 2pm so we were able to do it right after the tour.

Thank anettebc
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Reviewed December 12, 2011

Get your introduction to Philly from a local. Mike, our tour guide, was super well versed in American history and told us engaging stories that both informed and entertained us. Best of all? It was free!!! Just be nice and tip your guide afterwards.

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Reviewed November 25, 2011

This is an absolutely fantastic tour. We were brought here by natives of Philadelphia and they learned a tremendous amount. The tour guide was super, providing an excellent mix of history and interesting stories. This was much better than reading the guidebooks. The Freedom Rings Tour covers many of Philadelphia's historic "greatest hits" and provides the basics that will make exploring on your own much more interesting.

Thank Scott P
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