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Philadelphia Urban Adventures

229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
+1 215-280-3746
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South Philly Culture Tour Including 9th Street Italian Market and Magic Gardens...
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Philadelphia Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Philadelphia. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Philadelphia. A local expert guide will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1974
City Center East
+1 215-280-3746
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Reviewed yesterday

Being from Philadelphia, I wanted to take my family on a tour of the Italian Market to get a perspective from someone who lives in South Philly. The tour was super educational yet very fun and all members of my family learned something new about...More

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very interesting tour. My wife and were part of a group of seven. Ariel, the leader, was very knowledgeable and friendly . I would highly recommend this tour as an alternative to just visiting historical sites. You get a real dose of local color.

Thank robert u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour. Been to Philly more than a dozen times, but it's different when u r led by a local. This tour by Urban Adventure is a good walking tour for 3 1/2 hrs. Included admission to the Magic Garden that is totally fun to...More

Thank Seaportnyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the 1 hour segway tour with Ben. It was very comprehensive and we covered alot of ground. Ben is a proud philadelphian and it shows. He was proud to share his stories with us. Comprehensive safety video and review is given before the...More

Thank eviezev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were in town for a wedding and booked the pub tour to fill some down time the following evening. We were the only two on our tour and had our guide, Alex, all to ourselves. He was fabulous! Not only was...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved our tour with Urban Adventures. Our guide was Nina, a Philly native, and she was phenomenal- engaging, interactive, and knew so much about this city. She took us to so many interesting sights that we wouldn't have found on our own. Highly recommend!

Thank SFree73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fun tour. Went to places we wouldn't have found on our own drank and ate delicious food and beer. Great suggestions by tour guide at end of what else to check out and where to eat. Alex was a great guide, very personable and...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nina was full of knowledge both of the local area and of local history. Thoroughly enjoyed! Shared her personal experiences of life in Philadelphia and her enthusiasm for the city and people was self evident

Thank Mummyduck1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TL;DR * Sam's Morning Glory Diner (5/5) - Great vibe; Outstanding food and coffee; NOTE: Cash only (ATM on premises); 30-45 mins; May be crowded; * Italian Market - Great vibe; Good for window shopping AND actual shopping; Just visiting? Stop in Anthony's Coffee (or...More

Thank codesailor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nina was a great tour guide. She did everything at a great pace and showed us so much interesting stuff we never would have seen on our own. It was a great overview of the city and its history. And a free happy hour drink...More

Thank msl86
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2 December 2016|
Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
We do! Our tours operate rain or shine, so make sure you have good rain gear, umbrella, etc. to stay as dry as possible. Also, our guides are great at making the tour flexible based on the conditions, including adding more... More
27 January 2015|
Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your interest in our tours! The Urban Adventures tours are all walking tours, and some with public transit included with a guide. Cost per person varies - We offer 5 tours ranging from $25 to $39 per... More
27 January 2015|
Response from PHLUA | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you so much for reaching out! Our Urban Adventures tours are all walking and/or public transportation with a guide. For 16 year-old young ladies, I'd recommend either the Markets, Mosaics & Magic tour or our... More