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South Street

Free admission
South Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Practical Info

As the name implies, South Street is the southern boundary of downtown Philadelphia. The get there from Independence Hall takes about 14 minutes on foot, and it’s a 10-minute drive from Reading Terminal Market.

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Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
$51.40 per adult
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Great mix of culture and food in Philly
We had a great tour with Howard. He was super knowledgeable and allowed us to enjoy all of the stops on the tour. We learned so much about the area, food and city in general. Would highly recommend this tour!!
Suzanne_B, Dec 2021

Recent reviews from experiences in Philadelphia

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We toured with Shelly and...
Julia_M, Nov 2021
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
We toured with Shelly and it was a pleasure to be guided through South Philly by her. She was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot throughout the duration of the tour. We’re excited to do more tours with her in the future!
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Murals, Marlets, Mosaics
Christa_D, Nov 2021
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
Murals fabulous! Neighborhood history from a local, as well as samples from local shops. Markets were beautiful and patrons were very friendly.
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Wonderful walk through the streets around 9th st
Mary_L, Oct 2021
Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia
Stacy was knowledgeable and friendly. Had a wonderful walk with her. Enjoyable group. Would highly recommend.
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Could serve as a survey class about the evolution of The 9th Street Italian Market
Shurea_W, Oct 2021
Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia
Howard is so very knowledgeable about Philadelphia. He transformed the tour from a simple here’s The Italian Market/have a cheese steak into a living history of the history of migration in and around Philadelphia. Each ethnic group’s history was exemplified with a personal story from their past and present; ultimately each story culminates with a taste of the person’s culinary product or artwork. This is a tour for the Philly native and visitor. Absolutely fantastic. -Shurea W.
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Chuck is the best!
Laura_G, Oct 2021
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
My husband and I had a wonderful time spending the morning exploring the city with Chuck. He shared details and insights that we would never have gotten on our own. It was the perfect way to kick off our weekend in Philly and Chuck provided a very helpful sheet with recommendations and more information that we used for the remainder of our trip.
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Very inspiring!!!
Julie_C, Oct 2021
Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia
I live in Delaware and unfortunately never took advantage of visiting Philadelphia more often. This tour inspired us to make more day trips to explore the city
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A lovely walk around Philly.
Tammy_M, Oct 2021
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
We loved the market so much we went back the next day. Our tour guide was Nina, who was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the neighborhood.
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Iconic 9th St Italian Market Experience Tour in Philly
Pat_T, Sep 2021
Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia
Our local guide, Chuck, gave a terrific tour of the 9th Street Italin Market in Philly. He lives there so he knew alot about the places and explained well.
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A lovely morning!
Nancy_R, Sep 2021
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
It was a great morning! Shelly was our guide and she gave us a great tour. We really weren’t expecting the treat of the fresh Italian bread, fresh cheese and some delicious nuts midway through but it was awesome as we hadn’t really had time for breakfast and it was so local and delicious! This was our favorite tour In Philly.
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Excellent
Dan_V, Aug 2021
Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia
Mike was excellent and friendly. He knew the area and people well and helped us understand the local and culture. Thanks!
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Unique Sights of Philly
Matt_S, Aug 2021
Lonely Planet Experiences: South Philly Markets, Mosaics, Magic Small Group Tour
The stroll through the peaceful streets lined with mosaic-covered walls was a unique experience. Our guide Shelley provided a relaxed and informative tour. Highly recommended.
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Excellent guide, enjoyable time!
Ruth_B, Apr 2021
Iconic 9th Street Italian Market Experience Tour in Philadelphia
Even with the limitations of Covid, this was a wonderful tour of a part of Philly We’d never explored. Chuck brings history, culture, and his love of these neighborhoods to guide his guests to share his passion and feel at home.

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