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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
+1 215-280-3746
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US$33.00*
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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia
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US$40.00*
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South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens...
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US$79.00*
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From History to Happy Hour Philadelphia Walking Tour
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Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Philadelphia. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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“italian market” (154 reviews)
“on tap” (47 reviews)
“walking tour” (107 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
City Center East
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+1 215-280-3746
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Josh Silver was a fantastic guide. He was able to get us into Christ Church where we got detailed historic information. We saw many more things that I really loved, particularly since we are such history buffs. He was happy to have all of our...More

Thank Trafficwatcher
Reviewed 6 days ago

Chuck was the perfect guide as he lives right in the neighborhood and is a Philadelphia native. We were able to appreciate the sites we saw because of the interesting tidbits of history he gave us. He was friendly and encouraged our group to know...More

Thank Roberta C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the South Street/Italian Market/ Magic Garden Tour. What a perfect morning and afternoon! Chuck was our tour guide, and he was fantastic. He was patient (never rushed us in the shops), had great tidbits and fun stories about the area ( I have...More

Thank 53debrak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chuck is an excellent tour guide who really knows the neighborhoods and history. His presentation style is outstanding. Very entertaining and informative!

Thank edingerjohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our children surprised us with a 50th Wedding Anniversary Weekend in Philadelphia, where my husband and I met and married. Among many of the planned events they organized one was a walking/culinary tour of South Philly. Our tour guide was Chuck, who was wonderful, very...More

1  Thank neatzandy
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful idea - it sounds like you have the sweetest family! We're so glad that we could be part of such a special weekend. And it sounds like Chuck was the perfect fit for your group - he's so awesome! Thank you so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

He gave the perfect balance of a local's look and academic history of the Italian Market and Philadelphia as a whole.

1  Thank Ilan F
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ilan, thanks for your review! You're so right, Chuck is such a great guide, we're glad that you enjoyed your time in the Italian Market with him. We'll make sure to pass along your compliments! Thanks again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was very informative and good experience. Josh S. was our tour guide and did a great job at personalizing the tour to fit us all. Two from Ireland and one from North Carolina.More

Thank drauken
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! We're so glad to hear that you had a great time with Josh - he's so great. Hope your group had safe travels back to Ireland and NC. And, don't forget, as you keep traveling, make sure to check...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

We took Italian market immersion tour, because we wanted to experience the spirit and everyday people of Philly. When we walked up the meeting spot, our guide, Nina introduced herself and another person, so we all started to talk to each other naturally. I knew...More

Thank Mcobacoba
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks so much for your review! You're right, you were in good hands with Nina - she's such a great guide through the Italian Market. We'll make sure to pass along your compliments. We're so happy to hear that you had a great time...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We have just finished a great walking tour with Chuck. It was really enjoyable Chuck had great local knowledge and took us into some fascinating shops and restaurants on our tour of the Italian Market. I thoroughly recommend it. As a company Urban Adventures are...More

1  Thank Tony H
Kendra L, Customer Experience Manager at Philadelphia Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Tony! Thank you for such a wonderful review! It sounds like Chuck gave you an awesome morning in the Italian Market and you really got to see how an Urban Adventures tour is so special. Chuck is such a superstar, his tours are always...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour! Nina, our guide was a delight! Passionate and very knowledgeable about the history and architecture of her beloved Philly. We learned so much and loved all her stories and anecdotes and thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. Definitely a highlight of our visit...More

Thank DeeK11
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thejiggse
3 December 2016|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
We do! Our tours operate rain or shine, so make sure you have good rain gear, umbrella, etc. to stay as dry as possible. Also, our guides are great at making the tour flexible based on the conditions, including adding more... More
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vicnval
27 January 2015|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your interest in our tours! The Urban Adventures tours are all walking tours, and some with public transit included with a guide. Cost per person varies - We offer 5 tours ranging from $25 to $39 per... More
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vicnval
27 January 2015|
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Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you so much for reaching out! Our Urban Adventures tours are all walking and/or public transportation with a guide. For 16 year-old young ladies, I'd recommend either the Markets, Mosaics & Magic tour or our... More
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