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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 22/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Unexpected Atlanta Tours are all outdoor-experiences with social distancing between groups, all-digital brochures, and group size at a maximum of 8 people.
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Updated 22/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park
    450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    We 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
  • 1
    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, USA
    We 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.
    See address & details
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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 8 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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Isabel M wrote a review Sep 2020
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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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