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Detroits Rise Fall and Renewal

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Discover the story of Detroit beyond the surface with a tour led by a local guide. Meet your guide at a popular bakery and set out to see top city landmarks including the Detroit Opera House and the GM Renaissance Center. Learn about the history of Detroit through its architecture and complete the experience with a visit to Grand Circus Park and a local brewpub.
You'll start at
1555 Broadway St
1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA1555 Broadway Detroit, MI 48226 Find the exact meeting point with what3words: ///lace.cubs.appear
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    Detroit Urban Adventures
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by Detroit Opera House
    Pass by GM Renaissance Center
    Pass by The Guardian Building
  • 2
    Detroit People Mover
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission included
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    Michigan Central Station
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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    Pass by Grand Circus Park
    Pass by MGM Grand Detroit Casino
You'll end at
Detroit Beer Co.
1529 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USADetroit Beer Company, 1529 Broadway, Detroit, MI 48226
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  • See Detroit through the perspective of a local guide
  • Discover the city’s architecture and top landmarks
  • Visit a local brewpub for a drink (included in the tour)
  • See the Detroit Opera House up close
Important Information
Departure Point
1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
Return Details
Detroit Beer Co., 1529 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, USA
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Fares for a ride on the People Mover
  • One beer (or coffee, tea, or soft drink) at Detroit Beer Company
  • Entry/Admission - Detroit Urban Adventures
  • Entry/Admission - Detroit People Mover
  • Tips and gratuities for your guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • Dress casually and comfortably. Wear shoes that are good for a fair amount of walking. Depending on weather, you may want to have a jacket, hat, or an umbrella.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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MelindaN wrote a review Mar 2020
Auburn, California410 contributions37 helpful votes
First off, when I saw this tour I really wanted to book it. Unfortunately they were only doing it on days of the week that I would be working. So I asked if there would be any possibility of a Wednesday tour - my only day off. I got an immediate text reply that said
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Date of experience: March 2020
Angela W wrote a review Mar 2020
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My husband and I took a day trip to Detroit and decided to take the tour. What a great decision! Bob is so knowledgeable about the history and architecture of the place. He's so in love with his hometown, and it's contagious. Thanks, Bob!
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Date of experience: March 2020
datchino wrote a review Jan 2020
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Bob is a great guide, and he offers a great walking tour around downtown Detroit. He has extensive knowledge about the city itself and individual architectures. Having lived here for a long time, he also has some amazing stories of how life was like back then in Detroit around
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Date of experience: January 2020
Graham G wrote a review Jan 2020
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A fascinating tour, highly recommended! Our tour guide Carlos was very knowledgeable & engaging and he adapted the tour to ensure we stayed dry despite a downpour. Do ensure you make time to join him afterwards for a chat over the free coffee/beer as he can also give some
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Date of experience: September 2019
Bill Tellier wrote a review Jan 2020
Midland, Michigan4 contributions
The City of Detroit is coming back in a big way! It is clean, quiet, pleasant, and we felt very comfortable and safe. People were friendly and courteous and the City just felt natural.
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Date of experience: June 2019
About the operator

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By: Detroit Urban Adventures
Detroit Walking Tour
Bob was an excellent tour guide. He knew a lot about Detroit and provided a pleasant and informative tour! Make su
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Graham G
Great tour with excellent guide!
A great tour, highly recommended! Our guide was Carlos, who was very knowledgeable and engaging and adapted the to
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Detroit - a great city
We loved our visit to the city of Detroit and to take a trip on the people mover helps to get started to receive in
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Morning walking tour
Great value, great guide, was one of the coldest days in November, but the guide made it easy for us, people mover
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Great tour
We enjoyed a very informative and also entertaining walking tour with Mike. As a Detroit native Mike was very well
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Great Walk of Downtown Detroit
What a great way to see Downtown Detroit. Bob our tour guide was knowledgeable and took us to sight I would have s
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Marko K
Great way to get a glimpse of Detroit
I had some time left before my flight and I decided to take the tour and I thought it was great. Mike was entertain
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Corktown tour
Great tour. Mike was interesting and brought the history alive. The beer at the conclusion of the tour was a nice
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Shelley K
Vibrant and safe Detroit
I had a lovely walking tour of Detroit conducted by a local, Mike the guide. Amazing architecture coupled with insi
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Donna S
Downtown Detroit
Great walking tour. Very knowledgeable and informative guide. We enjoyed it. The Coney Island hiot dog at the end w
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Very interesting and some good history
It's great when a guide can engage with the group on the tour no matter where they come from and they certainly did
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Stephanie S
Doin' Downtown Detroit!
Wonderful walking tour with our extremely knowledgable and interesting guide (whose name I sadly have forgotten!)
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Discovered a hidden gem
Me and my cousins were in town for a concert that evening, and had several hours to spend in Detroit. We had heard
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Good information
Had a much better idea how to get around the city. Guide was great loads of info helpful for other plans
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Lynne B
Walking tour of Detroit
My family and I truly enjoyed our walking tour if Detroit. Our fabulous guide was Bob. He was personable and being
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  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 4 days in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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