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Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours

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Address: 111 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2515
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+1 215-922-2300
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Looking for some fun and excitement while on vacation in Historical...

Looking for some fun and excitement while on vacation in Historical Philadelphia? Take our daily Hop On/Hop Off tours throughout the City of Brotherly Love. With 27 stops, you can explore over 100 iconic attractions at your convenience. NEW this year: our tours are available in French, German, Spanish, and Mandarin. By far the BEST way to experience Philadelphia. We are Family Owned and Operated, and put safety and customer service above all.

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US$30.00*
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Fastest way to tour the city

It was a 1 day visit for us so and since we have kids with us, this was best option. We get to see the important sights and we had some stopovers as well to get photos. It was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
pochay c
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96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a 1 day visit for us so and since we have kids with us, this was best option. We get to see the important sights and we had some stopovers as well to get photos. It was quite informative and best of all the kids enjoyed the double deck bus ride and we didnt get tired as much.... More 

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St Albans
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always try and do an open top bus tour wherever we go - gives an overview of the place. Always a bit of a gamble on how good it is depending on the tour guide - we were so lucky to have been on the same bus with Ernest !! What a great knowledge he has of Philadelphia and always... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I waited for the bus at Stop 19 in the cold believing that the bus would come as advised by your operator. However, the bus did not come even after 50 minutes had passed. Although I called 3 times to find out what is going on, the operator repeated that the bus was on the way. In the last call,... More 

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived in Philadelphia for 50 years and just did this attraction for the 1st time with my wife and 2 kids. The tour guide was awesome and the attractions were great. You can hop on and off the tour bus at as many attractions as you desire. The stops that are along the route are fun, entertaining and educational... More 

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1 Thank dvdwwissman
New York City, New York
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159 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was a fascinating way to understand the history of Philadelphia. Ernest R., the tour guide, clearly explained landmarks from The Liberty Bell to the cathedral basilica to the civil war museum. Also, there was a stop where we climbed the Rocky Steps.

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Thank Carmen J
Rdm029, Owner at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

Council Bluffs, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was an excellent tour experience! The guides were very knowledgeable and provided a lot of interesting information! The tour included major attractions in the city, with the opportunity to hop off & on the bus all day to explore more independently. Since it was cold and we had little time in this great city, we opted to just ride... More 

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Thank momof62015
Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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195 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great way to initially see the city. Gives you a quick overview of the city layout, and you can then decide what to actually see. Easy to get on and off. Price averages around $30; however, be sure to ask for a discount. We were able to get tickets for $25 per person which beats the Internet special price.

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1 Thank Johnny G
Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

Cleveland OH, United States
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

2 out of my 3 tour guides were fantastic! Both this and the other major bus tour were sitting outside my hotel in Philly. I like the color red, and so I picked this bus and bought a 2 day ticket. By the grace of god, there was nice weather 2 days of excellent weather in November. My hotel was... More 

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Thank Cheryl K
Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

Sutton England
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367 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We only had a few hours ona stop over to have a look around and although we didnt have time to do as many hop on and offs as we would have liked this was a great way to see the city highlights and make us want to come back. seemed to cover all the highlights and the tour guides... More 

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1 Thank Leigh-Harrington
Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to see all the hot spots in Philadelphia without walking your feet rugged and paying a fortune for cabs, this tour is for you!! My husband and I started the tour on Friday around 1:30. We chose to ride through the entire tour since we had walked quite a bit the previous day. Andrew, our tour guide,... More 

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Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

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