Historic District Walking Tour


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Discover the birthplace of American democracy on this 1.5-hour to 2 hour walking tour of Philadelphia. Learn interesting facts about the history of the city and the country, and visit historic sites such as Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and the Betsy Ross House.

Discover interesting facts on the history and origin of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall

Learn all about the most important figures of the 18th century – William Penn and Benjamin Franklin

Learn more about the founding of the USA and importance of the Declaration of Independence

Visit the Great Essentials exhibit and see an original Declaration of Independence

Discover the New Hall Military Museum, Merchants Exchange, Franklin Court, and Christ Church

See the President’s House Site, Declaration House, Liberty Bell, Congress Hall, and Old City Hall

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.

Discover the history of Independence Hall(exterior visit only), 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.

See the Betsy Ross House,  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.

On this tour you will see:
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


Additional Information

Extend your tour with optional driving tour using your vehicle or one supplied by the tour guide.  See tailor made tours for additional costs


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Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Language: Deutsch, English
Suitable for Children:
Maximum number of participants: 12

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