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Free Tours by Foot

20 N 3rd St Ste 201, Mailing Address Only, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2118
+1 267-712-9512
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This review is about the Independence Mall Tour which lasts about 2.5 hours. My favorite way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
María Teresa M
Barranquilla, Colombia
via mobile
Excellent Independence Mall Tour

My husband and I went on an Independence Mall Tour on a Friday morning 10:30am in November. We made... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“walking tour” (65 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
20 N 3rd St Ste 201, Mailing Address Only, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2118
+1 267-712-9512

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is about the Independence Mall Tour which lasts about 2.5 hours. My favorite way to get to know a city is by walking around while someone tells me the story behind everything. This is how this tour is executed. Our guide was very...More

Thank María Teresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on an Independence Mall Tour on a Friday morning 10:30am in November. We made reservations online about one week in advance. When the tour is over, you pay what you can to the tour guide. Our tour guide Joseph Spurlock...More

Thank JennShio
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This was our third 'free tour by foot' in the country and the best and in a great deal due to our guide - Joseph. A lot of history but also fun facts and trivia. A must do in Philly.

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We took the 4.5 hour real philly tour with Joseph. He was engaging and knowledgeable. It was a great way to be introduced to the city of Philadelphia and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone.

Thank jlhill814
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I joined the 4.5 hour 'Real Philly' led by Joseph - it was a last minute decision and turned out to be an excellent one. We stopped at a mix of founding father history sites and contemporary sites - Joseph's commentary was a mix of...More

Thank 12,375
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Philly is the oldest city in America, everything started there and it’s no surprise there are tons of historical treasures you do want to check off your bucket list. However it is surprising how hard it might be to find them if not for this...More

Thank Gabriel M
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We took the Real Philadelphia tour with Joseph on Saturday. The 4.5 hr walk around the city went very quickly with the stop at Italian market for lunch. Very informative and good route. Joseph is obviously very passionate and it really showed. Would recommend to...More

Thank ampo123
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We went for 4 1/2 tour our guide was Joseph. Great tour brilliantly presented. Stopper in Italian market for lunch and finished in Reading terminal market. Beer. Knackered. Great fun and very interesting.

Thank Phil-I-am61
Reviewed 16 November 2017

To be honest the stated 4½ hour duration of the tour didn’t really register when we booked it – the longest walking tour I’ve ever been on was 3 hours, so we thought the 4½ hours might be a misprint or something. But it wasn’t!...More

Thank Casualhiker22
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Tour was a tiny group (5) so maneuvering was easy. It was a dreary day in Philadelphia but the quality of the tour brightened up things. Marianne gave a nice overview of the significant areas of Old City and how it has been repopulated after...More

Thank MailmanDave
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1 August 2017|
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Response from spirona | Reviewed this property |
As others stated, it's free, with the option to tip. Unless you hated it and quit before the end, you should tip the guide. My suggestion would be at least $10/person, up to $40 or so.
15 April 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
It is called the Free Tours on Foot "Independence Hall tour" It was fabulous and we learned all about the history of our nation along with the history of Philadelphia.
8 October 2016|
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Response from Greg B | Reviewed this property |
We had private tours with the company and were very pleased! Our two-three hour private tours were a little over $200. Well worth it! Some in our group also tipped the guides.