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Center City Holiday Tour

Highlights / General details Get into the holiday spirit in the heart of Philadelphia! Enjoy a festive light and sound show featuring the world’s largest pipe organ. Learn all about Christmas traditions in Philadelphia from your local guide. Delight in the lights, sounds, smells, and tastes of the holidays. Experience some of Philly’s greatest holiday traditions, including an indoor market and traditional Christmas village market. Itinerary Your Philly tour begins at Philadelphia's City Hall, the cultural and geographic heart of Philadelphia's city centre. After you've met your guide, you’ll be introduced to Dilworth Park as you watch ice skaters with the iconic City Hall as the backdrop. We'll walk from there up to a historic railroad terminal and head downstairs to one of the country’s largest and most historic indoor markets. Here, you’ll see a seriously impressive model train set displayed for the holidays, which is sure to take you right back to your childhood and fill you with that festive feeling of wonder. Next, we arrive at a holiday light and sound show featuring the world’s largest pipe organ, a show that has delighted generations of Philadelphians during the holiday season. From there, we enter one of Philly's biggest shopping and restaurant districts. This neighborhood is always buzzing at this time of year, and as you stroll, you'll catch some views of the fantastic holiday window displays. The tour continues toward Rittenhouse Square, where you’ll see the beautiful Christmas tree and a view of the church where one of our favorite Christmas carols was written and first performed. Your Philadelphia city tour continues to one of the newest attractions in Philly. You’ll be treated to a spectacular holiday show from one of the world’s largest LED TV screens inside one of Philly’s newest skyscrapers. After the show, we walk toward the Ben Franklin Parkway with views of Logan Square, Sister Cities Park, and the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul, a Christmas destination for many Catholics in the Philadelphia area. The tour concludes at an iconic public park for one of Philly's fastest growing traditions. Here you’ll visit a traditional outdoor Christmas village, and have a chance to explore this winter wonderland (and be tempted by the many holiday food and drink choices!). From here, you'll have a chance to continue eating, shopping, and exploring, basking in the holiday spirit of Philadelphia. Inclusion Local English-speaking guide; A small snack. Exclusion Items of a personal nature; Food and drink other than stipulated in inclusions; Tips or gratuities for your guide. Hours of operation Available: Daily; Start time at 1:00 PM. Drop Off time: 4:00 PM. Duration Approximately 3 hours. Location Meeting Place: Dilworth Park, outside the café, corner of 15th St. and JFK Blvd. (20 North 15th St.) Drop Off Location Meeting Place: Dilworth Park, outside the café, corner of 15th St. and JFK Blvd. (20 North 15th St.) Drop Off Location: The Christmas Village at Love Park, 16th St. and JFK Blvd. (1599 John F Kennedy Blvd.) Participant restrictions This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour. Additional Information A good pair of comfortable walking shoes is advisable. Make sure to check the weather report for rain! There are times when certain sites close and we can't visit. We will attempt to give you this information at the start of the tour where possible. Policies This tour is offered on a "join-in" basis. Maximum group size is 12, but we can add another guide if the group exceeds this number. If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**


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November 2016
Limited Availability