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  4. Betsy Ross House

2-Hour German-Language Historic Walking Tour

Product ID: 38768
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Discover the birthplace of American democracy on a 1.5 to 2-hour tour of Philadelphia. Get interesting facts about the history of the city and the country, and learn about historic landmarks such as Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, & the Betsy Ross House.
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Duration: 1.5 hours
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German
Wheelchair accessible

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Highlights
  • Discover interesting facts on the history and origin of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
  • Learn more about the history of German immigrants in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania
  • Learn more about the founding of the USA and importance of the Declaration of Independence
  • Visit Independence Hall and see the original Declaration of Independence
  • Stroll through the garden of the Betsy Ross House
  • See the President’s House Site, Declaration House, Liberty Bell, Congress Hall, and Old City Hall
  • Discover the New Hall Military Museum, Merchants Exchange, Franklin Court, and Christ Church
  • Learn all about the most important figures of the 18th century – William Penn and Benjamin Franklin
Full description
Visit the birthplace of American democracy and the home of the American Revolution on this historical tour through Philadelphia. Admire the testimonies of American history in one of the most historic places in the United States.

See the famous Liberty Bell and learn all about its role in the various liberation movements such as anti-slavery movement, women’s suffrage, and the civil rights movement.

Learn about Independence Hall, the birthplace of the nation. Here began discussions on political and personal freedom, and here the Declaration of Independence was adopted and the constitution was written. Admire the impressive original document yourself in the West Wing.

Stroll through the garden of the Betsy Ross House, which was built in 1740 and is named after the woman who is said to have sewn the first American flag. During the tour you learn a lot about the history of the United States and the city of Philadelphia as well as the colony of Pennsylvania and some of the most important historical figures of the 18th century – William Penn and Benjamin Franklin.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

Independence Visitors Center, 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA.

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
Please note:
This tour takes places rain or shine.
You will walk approximately 1.5 (1 mile) kilometers over a duration of 1.5 to 2 hours.

On this tour you will see:
The President's House Site
Declaration House
Liberty Bell
Independence Hall
Congress Hall
Old City Hall
Philosophical Hall
Library Hall
Second Bank of the U.S.
Carpenters' Hall
New Hall Military Museum
The First Bank of the United States
Merchants Exchange
Old City Tavern
Welcome Park (William Penn Park)
Franklin Court
B. Free Franklin Post Office
Christ Church
Betsy Ross House
Arch Street Friends Meeting House
Christ Church Burial Ground
Free Quaker Meeting House
National Constitution Center

From £145.94 Per group up to 12

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Nick Cvetkovic Tours

Product ID: 38768