Real Philadelphia Tour
Free Tours by Foot is proud to present our 4 hour, “off the beaten path” tour that takes you beyond the historic Independence Mall and introduces you to some of the lesser known sites of this great city. It explores the post revolutionary history to current day of a thriving metropolis. This tour includes the sites and smells of Chinatown, the funkiness of South Street and the Italian Market, and the wonderful artwork of mural mile. It’s a combination history, food, culture and mural tour all wrapped into one!
Join Free Tours by Foot on this 4 hour adventure. There are plenty of opportunities to snap photos of this picturesque city and get a taste of the distinctive Philly Phlavor. Tour includes several food/refreshment breaks. Guests will have the opportunity to sample various items at the Reading Terminal and Italian Markets, such as fresh baked soft pretzels, cheesesteaks, sticky buns, sweets and more.
Sites we cover on the tour:
- Reading Market
- City Hall
- South Street
- Italian Market
- LOVE Park
- Dr. Physick’s House
- Academy of Music
- Antique Row
- Magic Gardens
- Avenue of the Arts
- Old Pine Street Church (seen in National Treasure)
- and much more!
Where: Outside the Public Ledger Building on the southwest corner of 6th and Chestnut Streets. Look for your guide in orange with the Free Tours by Foot logo.
Duration: Approximately 4 hours. Tour distance is approximately 3 miles (5K).
When: Our Spring schedule begins on April 1st. This tour will be offered on Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm. Please check our full tour calendar for the most up to date information.
Cost: This tour is free to take, and you get to decide what, if anything, the tour was worth when it’s done. A name-your-own-price tour is a tour for anyone’s budget.