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Providence Tours by Deena

Power St. and Gano St., Roger Williams Square, Providence, RI
+1 401-944-5134
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Dee-na! Dee-na! Dee-na! Highlight of our visit!

Deena immediately captivated us with her enthusiasm and knowledge. She thoughtfully planned our... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
sandrapim
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New York City, New York
THE OLDIES ARE ALWAYS THE BEST

We arrived in Providence at the end of a New England tour, we had little prior knowledge of... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
bazaway
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London, United Kingdom
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Explore Providence's rich history with your own personal guide. Deena Liffmann is a lively and informative speaker who will share interesting facts, trivia, and secrets about the people and places that have shaped Rhode Island's capital city. She is also available as a step-on guide for tour bus groups.
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“walking tour” (31 reviews)
“hour tour” (14 reviews)
“two hours” (13 reviews)
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Power St. and Gano St., Roger Williams Square, Providence, RI
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Deena immediately captivated us with her enthusiasm and knowledge. She thoughtfully planned our tour according to our stated interests, but was happy to divert based on our curiosities. Her stories were informative, insightful, and entertaining. She encouraged questions and delighted in answering them. There was...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We arrived in Providence at the end of a New England tour, we had little prior knowledge of Providence so decided to do a tour with the highly recommend Deena. Within five minutes we were spellbound by the 80+ year old sprightly lady who proceeded...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic 2-hour tour with Deena. She was very knowledgeable and made the tour fun both for adults and a 10-yr old.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Deena did a great job of giving us historical information about Providence. Very active and energetic. The areas we toured were very nice - lots of history

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Deena was simply the most energetic and knowledgeable tour guide - she took us through a walking history of Providence through the architecture and it was the most perfect way to see it. There was no question she could not answer or detour she wasn't...More

1  Thank Danielle T
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We were visiting Providence as part of a food and drink tour from the UK, and booked Deena's tour to get a historical insight into the background and origins of this fantastic city. Deena herself is so friendly and welcoming, and actually tailored the tour...More

Thank Emma K
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We came on a trip from England to see the architecture of Providence Rhode Island. 83 year old Deena was the best tour guide! She was so informative and was such a lovely woman. And my gosh she is fit! The buildings and the history...More

1  Thank Abigail R
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My spouse, sister and mother love historical tours and do them in every city we visit. We decided to check out Providence's historical tours and Deena's tour came up on Trip Advisor. We emailed her to schedule a tour and easily planned one for the...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

When my 82 year old came to Rhode Island for the first time we took her on a two hour tour with Deena. It was a wonderful morning! She is a charming and knowledgeable guide with a wonderful sense of humor. It was just the...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Deena is very welcoming and knowledgeable about Providence's history. She is passionate, interesting, flexible, willing to answer lots of questions. I highly recommend Deena even for people who've lived in the area a long while. Plus a good walk on College Hill.

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Response from mamey2422 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I took my 7 year old niece on this tour and she really enjoyed it. I think older kids would like it as well. Deena really engages everyone and there are a couple of "kid/teen" oriented stops she makes, including a... More
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Response from cyclist7 | Reviewed this property |
As I remember Denna charged $40/hr. She can adjust both the length and the locations of the tours to fit your interests. Google "Tours by Deena" to get the link for her website which includes her contact info. I just... More
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