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Lonely Planet Experiences – Markets, Mosaics & Magic

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Child (6-12)
Child Under 6

Art, culture, diversity, and of course, the spirit of Rocky lives on in South Philly! Join this Philadelphia tour to see just how eclectic this gritty city is. From hidden alleyways to Italian markets, family-owned businesses, and public art, South Philly is a slice of the real Philly.

South Philly Walking Tour Highlights

  • Discover the hidden gems of some of the most historic neighborhoods in the country on this Philly walking tour
  • Admire Isaiah Zagar’s beautiful one-of-a-kind mosaics at Magic Gardens
  • Get to know the real South Philly from a local perspective
  • Wander among the colourful stalls and enjoy the tastes of the shops, cafes, and restaurants at the world-famous Italian Market
  • Take a glimpse into one of the city’s most charming neighborhoods and finish on Philly’s eclectic South Street
  • Each Lonely Planet Experience comes with six-months free access to Lonely Planet’s Guides App which includes over 8,000 destinations guides and unbeatable discounts to Lonely Planet Guidebooks


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Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this city adventure hand-picked by the world’s leading travel publisher. Lonely Planet Experiences powered by Urban Adventures bring stories to life in the best-loved cities around the globe.


Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, some food samples, and admission to the mosaic gallery.

Exclusions: Personal shopping, and tips and gratuities for your guide.

Schedule details

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Meeting point: Corner of 9th & South Streets, outside New Image Art & Framing601 South 9th StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19147
  • Starting time: 10.00 AM
  • Ending point: Bella Vista neighborhood, with access to convenient transportation.
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