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Great Tour of Philadelphia

Free, 12-hour walking tour of more than 200 locations


The Great Tour of Philadelphia begins at the National Constitution Center. Credit: J. Smith for GPTMC


September 28, 2013
8 a.m.-8 p.m.


Spend 12-hours exploring more than 200 historic and iconic city locations during the free Great Tour of Philadelphia.

Join the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides for the free, walking tour from river to river, Vine to Pine. Explore historic sites like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Elfreth’s Alley, Eastern State Penitentiary and more during the epic day of city adventuring.

Split into four parts, the Great Tour allows visitors to hop-on, hop-off at any point as the discover the city.

Beginning at the National Constitution Center at 8 a.m., the first part of the tour spotlights Old City and continues on to Society Hill (11 a.m.), the 19th-century neighborhood surrounding East Market Street (2 p.m.) and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (5 p.m.).

Attendees are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure for each segment of the tour. Advance registration is required and free of charge.

For more details and to register for one or all four parts of the Great Tour, click the button below.


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