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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walking Tour of Savannah

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  • 2-hour Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil walking tour of Savannah
  • Explore the literary sites of Savannah
  • Learn about the history and culture of this historic Southern town
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walking Tour of Savannah
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2:00pm Good and Evil Tour
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Our Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walking Tour departs at 2:00pm in the Spring and Fall season.
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10:00am Good and Evil Tour
Our Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walking Tour departs at 10:00am July 1 through Sept. 30.
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Overview
Travel back in time and into the pages of the best-selling book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil on this one-of-a-kind 2-hour Savannah city tour. You'll follow your professional guide to sites described in this epic book and get an up close look at the landmarks and destinations described in this popular story. Learn about the author, the story and the movie that was filmed here as you take in the sites and sounds of historic Savannah.
What to Expect

Are you a fan of "The Book" (that's what we call it around here)? Then you'll definitely want to journey deep into the pages of best-selling Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil on this 1.5 to 2-hour walking tour. Enjoy new insights into the characters and events depicted in author John Berendt's non-fiction masterwork as you make your way through Savannah's Historic District, led by a knowledgeable guide who is both a long-time Savannah resident and a veteran journalist.

You'll also get an up-close-and-personal look at the sites dotting the downtown Savannah landscape where the story takes place, including the Hamilton-Turner Inn, Clary's Cafe, Mercer-Williams house, and many more.

Reviews (38)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brings The Book Alive

We listened to the audio version of the book on our journey to Savannah. The book is rather long so we didn't quite finish it before our arrival, but this tour was a great way to set things up for completing the book. Our walking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Nelson T
smartin954, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review, Nelson T. Bringing The Book to life is my goal for every tour -- and I'm glad this tour hit the spot for you! Martin Sinderman

Reviewed 5 November 2018
So much fun!

Knowledgable guide. Candid and informative. learned a lot that was different from the book. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Modpink
smartin954, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, Modpink, and for letting me be a part of your time in Savannah! Martin Sinderman

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile
Sister Trip

We thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour with Martin. Very informative and enlightening regarding the details of the life of Jim Williams.

Thank Dana E
smartin954, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was my pleasure to walk with you, Dana. Thank you for the review! Martin Sinderman

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Don't miss it

Martin was excellent. He gave our tour even though it was only 2 of us. The tour included not only items from the book and movie, but it also included other facts about the city. The tour was well planned including a rest stop. No...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank mdtraveler1237
smartin954, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review. I'm glad you had a good time walking with me in beautiful downtown Savannah -- I enjoyed it too! All the best- Martin Sinderman owner

Reviewed 22 September 2018
I recommend it!

I read the book when it first came out and wish I had re-read. While this is the case, I definitely enjoyed the tour. Informative and entertaining. The only think missing was information on the patterns in the square where the tours ends.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gloria H
smartin954, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi Gloria - I'm glad you enjoyed your tour, and thank you for the recommendation. Not sure I understand what you're asking about re "patterns in the square." Please feel free to drop me an email, I'm happy to try to explain anything I may...More

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757gloriah
17 June 2018|
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Response from VancouverLAMI | Reviewed this property |
It is open, I can’t answer the conceirge question. Jim Williams’ sister lives upstairs; I heard several times it was a disappointing tour.
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Cboom73
14 April 2018|
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Response from VancouverLAMI | Reviewed this property |
It is a slower pace as we stopped and listened to the guide. It is a fair distance though; and the whole time (approx 2 hours) was almost entirely standing.
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