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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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Great Private Tour with Glenn

We booked a private tour through this vendor for $165 because it was a Tuesday in February and they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jhuvos
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Fantastic way to see historic Philly

I live in Philadelphia and arranged a private tour of the historic district for family that was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joshua L
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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)
“great tour” (84 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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20 N 3rd St Ste 201, Mailing Address Only, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2118
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a private tour through this vendor for $165 because it was a Tuesday in February and they don't offer free group tours midweek in winter. Glenn was FANTASTIC! I thought we were going to be late so I texted him we'd be coming...More

Thank jhuvos
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I live in Philadelphia and arranged a private tour of the historic district for family that was visiting from out of town. We had a group of 11 people that ranged in age from 5 to 75 years-old. Our tour guide, Toni, did a phenomenal...More

Thank Joshua L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had our tour with Joseph, and it was my first experience doing walking tours, and I have to say, it was amazing! The tour was very informative, Joseph spoke easy english (Im not english speaker) and he knew a lot about the history and...More

Thank Pedro V
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I were in Philly for the long weekend and decided to try a Free Tours by Foot tour. We've done many in other cities & paid $$$, but this tour with Rich was terrific. He's a very knowledgeable & well spoken retiree,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I did the Independence Mall tour with Joseph in late January. Joseph was super enthusiastic and obviously had a real interest in history. He had plenty of great stories that we would otherwise not have heard, and was really helpful in explaining...More

Thank Nikki J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour with Free Tours by Foot. Our guide did a great job of educating us in the history of Philadelphia and showing us key sites, while making plenty of stops inside to warm up as we faced freezing temperatures in late...More

Thank Hammaker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chanced upon free tours by foot after striking out at the visitors center, and we were not disappointed. Joseph is the kind of guide we love-- personally passionate about history, and it shows in every story he tells along the way. 2.5 hours can...More

1  Thank Avin N
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

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
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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.

1  Thank patriciaaranha2017
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Jamie L
19 February 2018|
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Response from mati d | Reviewed this property |
I agree that small kids will be bored. As far as the distance and the speed, children should not have a problem keeping up.
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cvdn2004
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.
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JorgieLaPlata
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.
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