Great Tour of Philadelphia
Free, 12-hour walking tour past more than 200 city attractions
September 27, 2014
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, City Hall and more during an epic day of city adventuring.
The Great Tour is split into four, two and a half hour segments with each phase passing through 20 to 25 cultural and historic sites.
The exploration begins at the National Constitution Center at 8 a.m. with a walk through the historic sites of Old City. The tour continues on to Society Hill (11 a.m.), through Market East (2 p.m.) and concludes with a stroll past the cultural institutions along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (5 p.m.).
Attendees are asked to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure for each phase of the tour. Advance registration is recommended and free of charge.
For more details and to register for one or all four parts of the Great Tour, click the button below.
Great Tour Map
Click below to see an overview of the free, river-to-river Great Tour of Philadelphia.
In the neighborhood
Museums & Attractions
Between Chestnut and Lombard
- National Archives and Records Administration Mid-Atlantic Region
- AIA Bookstore & Design Center
- Emergence of a Modern Metropolis Walking Tour
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Center for Architecture
- The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
- Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia
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Restaurants & Dining
116 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Independence After Hours
- Caribbean Festival
- Positano Coast
- City Tavern
- The Continental Restaurant and Martini Bar
- National Mechanics
- Radicchio Café
- PECO Multicultural Series
at Penn’s Landing
- Sassafras Bar
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