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Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour provided by Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours

Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Martin Luther King Jr. History Walking Tour
Unexpected Atlanta Tours are all outdoor-experiences with social distancing between groups, all-digital brochures, and group size at a maximum of 6 people.
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Updated 10/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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You'll start at
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USAWe meet next to the Behold Monument at the King National Historic Site. The Behold Monument is of an African man holding a baby to the sky, directly across the street from Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church at 450 Auburn Avenue.
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  • Pass by Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta
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    Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    Stop: 25 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Prince Hall Grand Lodge
  • 2
    Jackson Street Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Sweet Auburn
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by The King Center
  • 4
    International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USAWe meet next to the Behold Monument at the King National Historic Site. The Behold Monument is of an African man holding a baby to the sky, directly across the street from Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church at 450 Auburn Avenue.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Exterior of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center (currently both closed due to COVID
  • • Seeing Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement
  • • Entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders in Atlanta
  • • Taking in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge
  • • Understanding the impact of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and the Civil Rights Movement
  • Entry/Admission - Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
  • Entry/Admission - Jackson Street Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Sweet Auburn
  • Entry/Admission - International Civil Rights Walk of Fame
Exclusions
  • We do not provide transportation to or from the tour
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with inability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Isabel M wrote a review 13 Sep
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My family and I did the MLK District Tour with Emily Pearse. It was such an incredible experience and a long lasting impression of Atlanta, Georgia. I walked away more knowledgeable about the history of this town and not wanting to leave. Highly recommend this moving and
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Joanna L wrote a review Mar 2020
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The tour went ahead despite the mounting concerns about Covid-19, but it was Margaret's enthusiasm that was infectious. We had only a basic knowledge of the civil rights movement and knew nothing about Martin Luther King Junior's upbringing etc. but she was able to articulate
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Shari wrote a review Mar 2020
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We really enjoyed the tour and learned a lot. Emily was an incredible guide. She was extraordinarily knowledgeable. She was also able to gracefully reroute us when one of the streets we were supposed to go down was blocked off.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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KKSugar wrote a review Feb 2020
Sugar Land, Texas40 contributions15 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed this walking tour in Atlanta. I was evaluating several different tours and decided on this one based on reviews and the fact that it was a walking tour. I’m glad we chose this one. Jennifer had an earnest and intelligent way of narrating the journey. We
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keith h wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
Great tour ! Emily, our guide, was very well informed, approachable and entertaining. The tour made Atlanta and its importance in the civil rights movement come alive for us, gave the city a character we hadn’t felt until then. Definitely do this tour !
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Joy and Jamie gave us an outstanding tour with lots of history and fantastic food! Enjoyed touring Oakland Cemeter
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Excellent Virtual Tour
My family just finished the Juneteenth + BBQ virtual tour and it was fantastic. We learned a lot we didn't know abo
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I really enjoyed this virtual food tour, the hosts were very personable and kept things interactive and fun! I am a
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We loved this virtual tour! Great, enthusiastic hosts, a delicious snack (Malvi marshmallow s'mores) and wonderful
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Interesting Introduction to Atlanta History with YUMMY Food!
I love to take a food tour my first day in a new city :) Joy taught us some interesting history of Atlanta, and in
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Fun Day
We loved our food tour with Joy Warren! It was light hearted & fun, all while eating great food & learning the hist
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Great food tour
Fantastic tour with Joy; she did an amazing job telling us about the history of Atlanta while taking us to eat at s
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Great walking tour of downtown Atlanta.
Our tour guide Jamie was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the food was really good. I highly
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Food, history AND a cemetery!
As a food tour guide myself, I'm not easily impressed. But this tour certainly delivered. Food, exotic alcoholic be
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So fun! The perfect way to explore the city, enjoy food, enjoy company of other tour guests
I went on the Grant Park food tour with a friend on her birthday. Our tour guide (Kristin Storla) was amazing. Sh
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Food, History and Views of Grant Park, Atlanta
Joy led us on a one-mile walk through Grant Park. We stopped at five restaurants for small samples of tasty bites.
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History and Food
Margaret lead us through the neighborhoods of Atlanta and we had a great time. Weaving history, food, and culture l
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