2-Hour German-Language Historic Walking Tour

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9 reviews

2-Hour German-Language Historic Walking Tour

From $195 per group up to 12

Discover the birthplace of American democracy on a 1.5 to 2-hour tour of Philadelphia. Get interesting facts about the history of the city and the country, and learn about historic landmarks such as Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, & the Betsy Ross House.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover interesting facts on the history and origin of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
  • Learn more about the history of German immigrants in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania
  • Learn more about the founding of the USA and importance of the Declaration of Independence
  • Visit Independence Hall and see the original Declaration of Independence
  • Stroll through the garden of the Betsy Ross House
  • See the President’s House Site, Declaration House, Liberty Bell, Congress Hall, and Old City Hall
  • Discover the New Hall Military Museum, Merchants Exchange, Franklin Court, and Christ Church
  • Learn all about the most important figures of the 18th century – William Penn and Benjamin Franklin
Full description
Visit the birthplace of American democracy and the home of the American Revolution on this historical tour through Philadelphia. Admire the testimonies of American history in one of the most historic places in the United States. See the famous Liberty Bell and learn all about its role in the various liberation movements such as anti-slavery movement, women’s suffrage, and the civil rights movement. Learn about Independence Hall, the birthplace of the nation. Here began discussions on political and personal freedom, and here the Declaration of Independence was adopted and the constitution was written. Admire the impressive original document yourself in the West Wing. Stroll through the garden of the Betsy Ross House, which was built in 1740 and is named after the woman who is said to have sewn the first American flag. During the tour you learn a lot about the history of the United States and the city of Philadelphia as well as the colony of Pennsylvania and some of the most important historical figures of the 18th century – William Penn and Benjamin Franklin.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Independence Visitors Center, 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Please note:
  • This tour takes places rain or shine.
  • You will walk approximately 1.5 (1 mile) kilometers over a duration of 1.5 to 2 hours.
  • On this tour you will see:
  • The President's House Site
  • Declaration House
  • Liberty Bell
  • Independence Hall
  • Congress Hall
  • Old City Hall
  • Philosophical Hall
  • Library Hall
  • Second Bank of the U.S.
  • Carpenters' Hall
  • New Hall Military Museum
  • The First Bank of the United States
  • Merchants Exchange
  • Old City Tavern
  • Welcome Park (William Penn Park)
  • Franklin Court
  • B. Free Franklin Post Office
  • Christ Church
  • Betsy Ross House
  • Arch Street Friends Meeting House
  • Christ Church Burial Ground
  • Free Quaker Meeting House
  • National Constitution Center
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    3.5/5
  • Service
    4/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5
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Ein perfekter Start in Philly

Nick ist nicht nur kompetent in dem, was er tut und weitergeben kann; er hat sich flexibel auf uns als Familie angepasst und für unseren Aufenthalt weitere wertvolle Tipps gegeben. Ja, man könnte Philly auch auf eigene Faust erkunden; durch Nick hat es sich uns in nur knapp zwei Stunden erschlossen - inkl. der perfekten Laufwege, um alles gesehen zu haben...

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4 August 2016

Translate

The guide was difficult to understand

12 June 2019

Informative

The city tour was very informative. The guide looked a bit unmotivated.

28 May 2015

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