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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia by Candlelight provided by Ghost Tours of Philadelphia

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Ghost Tour of Philadelphia by Candlelight

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 22/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Signer's Garden
    434-498 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
    The tour begins in Signers' Garden, which is a fenced in courtyard at the southeast corner of 5th St. and Chestnut St.
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  • 1
    Independence Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    Library Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Washington Square Park
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 4
    Powel House
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • You'll end at
    138 S 2nd St
    138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
Signer's Garden, 434-498 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
1h 15m
Return Details
138 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
  • local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Independence Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Library Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Powel House
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Jeannette A wrote a review Oct 2020
3 contributions
Different but very informative for the kids and myself. I was able to catch some really cool things on our pictures, we were amazed!
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Date of experience: October 2020
Andrew C wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution
Great Tour very informative and lots of fun. I am glad the rain stopped. Tour guide was made this experience memorable. Cute lantern as well. Learned a little more about the history of Philadelphia that not many people talk about
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juliatravels wrote a review Mar 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania33 contributions7 helpful votes
My boyfriend and I live in Philadelphia, and we joined this walking tour with guide Sarah during a stay-cation in the area (after our international plans were foiled by COVID-19). We had both done ghost tours in the past and enjoyed them. This was a really fun and spooky tour,
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Date of experience: March 2020
Hank956 wrote a review Nov 2019
Brownsville, Texas1,045 contribution181 helpful votes
Thank you, Laurel, for your time. More than I expected but expected other spots but happy with the different areas that were visited. The stories were good and some things I did not know off. Did not see any ghostly apparitions but the mind did wander... The tour was quite
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sandra S wrote a review Oct 2019
Pittston, Pennsylvania99 contributions83 helpful votes
This ghost tour includes a bit of history, which made it more appealing. IT was a mile-long trek through Olde City, and our guide, Rebecca, was lively and engaging! All in all, it was a fun way to celebrate Halloween in a place where every step had echoes of history.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Ghost Tours of Philadelphia
Kyle K
Great evening Activity when weather is good
We assembled in the Signer Garden and waited as it was a big group over 100 people waiting. They quickly broke us i
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Patricia G
Haunted Pub Crawl
Grimm Philly does the best Halloween walking tours in the city. My husband and I have been on 2 for our anniversary
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Very interesting
We took this walking tour in the dark. It was a great experience. We had all ages between 11-84 years old. All e
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Great ghost stories
Our guide, Ginger did a terrific job. She told some pretty scary stories and had a lot of historical facts to make
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Etienne F
Amazing tour
My friend and I, who come from France, have done this evening tour, and it was an amazing experience. It is an oppo
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Emily M
Historical, and minimally scary!
Don't come here if you're expecting a paranormal investigation-type evening. Come here if you'd like a great walkin
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Patty R
This is the way to see the city!
Our group sort of stumbled upon this... and I will forever be grateful! We were visiting during Halloween and went
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This was fun and interesting - Excellent Tour Guide
We really enjoyed this experience as it was interesting, entertaining and fun to walk around to see and hear things
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Kirsten P
Entertaining & Historic
Have you ever seen John Candy tell the bear story in the movie Great Outdoors? Our tour guide Ja'bar had the same
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A good waist of an evening
We all met up at signers monument and got instructions from our tour guide Anna, she gave us instructions to cross
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Ivy B
Fun evening activity for families
This tour was really fun. The tour storyteller was entertaining. His delivery was just the right amount of intrigue
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Mike M
Pleasant Night Time Stroll, Mediocre Tour
The tour guide was nice but not a particularly gifted story teller; the stories could probably use a bit of work in
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Valentine Ghost tour
My Niece & Daughter wanted to take the tour being that this was around Valentine's Day. My being a Psychic Medium w
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Amber M
Good historical tour with history of hauntings in the area. Several tour guides were available. Our guide was grea
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Wasn't worth the money.
I thought it was ok. My wife thought some of the stories were contrived. Information was delivered but not in a ver
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