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Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours

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Address: 111 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2515
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+1 215-922-2300
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09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Looking for some fun and excitement while on vacation in Historical...

Looking for some fun and excitement while on vacation in Historical Philadelphia? Take our daily Hop On/Hop Off tours throughout the City of Brotherly Love. With 27 stops, you can explore over 100 iconic attractions at your convenience. NEW this year: our tours are available in French, German, Spanish, and Mandarin. By far the BEST way to experience Philadelphia. We are Family Owned and Operated, and put safety and customer service above all.

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US$ 30.00*
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Expensive but fun

They hit many of the highlights of center city Philly and allow you to get on and off at many different stops throughout the tour. It's a little pricey but the guides are fun and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Woodstown, New Jersey, United States
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Woodstown, New Jersey, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They hit many of the highlights of center city Philly and allow you to get on and off at many different stops throughout the tour. It's a little pricey but the guides are fun and knowledgeable.

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GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the tour buses for our sightseeing trip this last summer. THE BEST WAY TO DO IT! You can hop on and off anywhere and get back on another bus on your schedule. We only waited a few minutes for the next bus each time we got off. The guides on the buses are so full of interesting information about... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stops along the way of notable Philly iconic sights. The tour guide on the bus provided witty tidbits of Philly lore as you pass by in your open air bus. Sights are better on top of bus so get a seat there if weather permits. You can make it a full day touring by getting on & off each key... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a 1 day visit for us so and since we have kids with us, this was best option. We get to see the important sights and we had some stopovers as well to get photos. It was quite informative and best of all the kids enjoyed the double deck bus ride and we didnt get tired as much.... More 

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St Albans
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Always try and do an open top bus tour wherever we go - gives an overview of the place. Always a bit of a gamble on how good it is depending on the tour guide - we were so lucky to have been on the same bus with Ernest !! What a great knowledge he has of Philadelphia and always... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

I waited for the bus at Stop 19 in the cold believing that the bus would come as advised by your operator. However, the bus did not come even after 50 minutes had passed. Although I called 3 times to find out what is going on, the operator repeated that the bus was on the way. In the last call,... More 

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I've lived in Philadelphia for 50 years and just did this attraction for the 1st time with my wife and 2 kids. The tour guide was awesome and the attractions were great. You can hop on and off the tour bus at as many attractions as you desire. The stops that are along the route are fun, entertaining and educational... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The tour was a fascinating way to understand the history of Philadelphia. Ernest R., the tour guide, clearly explained landmarks from The Liberty Bell to the cathedral basilica to the civil war museum. Also, there was a stop where we climbed the Rocky Steps.

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Rdm029, Owner at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was an excellent tour experience! The guides were very knowledgeable and provided a lot of interesting information! The tour included major attractions in the city, with the opportunity to hop off & on the bus all day to explore more independently. Since it was cold and we had little time in this great city, we opted to just ride... More 

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Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great way to initially see the city. Gives you a quick overview of the city layout, and you can then decide what to actually see. Easy to get on and off. Price averages around $30; however, be sure to ask for a discount. We were able to get tickets for $25 per person which beats the Internet special price.

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Rdm029, General Manager at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours, responded to this review

Hello there, We here at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours are happy to know that you had such an awesome experience! Come back and see us again and receive 10% off your next ride. Have an amazing day! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours for your transportation needs. More 

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