Essence of South Philly Tour
Explore South Philadelphia on a guided walking tour. You will discover the state's oldest church and the nation's first shot factory; wander among the colourful stalls and enjoy the tastes of the shops, cafes and restaurants at the world-famous Italian Market. You can also admire unique mosaic art and finish on Philly's eclectic South Street; and be tempted by delicious treats at a Jewish delicatessen. Step into history books at Pennsylvania's oldest church, wander through charming streets infused with an Italian heritage, enjoy lunch at a world-renowned market, marvel at intricate mosaic art, and soak up bohemian vibes on Philly's South Street.
You will receive a voucher including all information you need including:
- Where do you have to call to confirm the booking
- The location of the meeting point
- How to receive pick up time
Print out the voucher and read the instructions carefully.
Address or meeting point 4th Street Deli at the corner of 4th and Bainbridge Streets.
Hours & minutes Approximately 4 hours.
Start or opening time 9:30 h.
End or closing time 13:30 h Jim's Cheese Steaks at the corner of 4th and South Streets.
Maximum number For your Urban Adventure you will be a maximum of 12 people. If number exceeds another guide can be added.
Is it possible to get there by public transport? Yes.
List each means of public transportion and the stop's name SEPTA bus routes close to designated start point.
Distance from the venue to the stop Buses stop a maximum of 3 blocks from start and end points.
Guides & companions
Is it done with a guide, a driver and/or an instructor? Local guide.
Which languages do guide/instructors speak? English.
Are credit/debit cards accepted? Which ones? Yes, Visa and Mastercard.
List the shopping venues included There are a variety of shops in the Market.
Content & Specialized items
Are additional items needed? Which ones are included? Includes bus fares, food samples, admission to the mosaic gallery and store tours.
List the specific clothing required A good pair of comfortable walking shoes is advisable. Dress for weather.
Would people with limited mobility have accessibility problems? (to the vehicle, to the restaurant,...) Most of the tour is wheelchair accessible with the exception of the Market where most shops would be inaccessible.
Is there any fee or limitation for photo/video camera usage? No.
Which currencies are accepted? American dollars.
Which is the minimum/maximum age to participate? (for all or each one of the activities) Recommended for children 11 years and over.