The historic Old City in Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia - Markets, Mosaics & Magic

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.

  • Admire the mosaics at Magic Gardens.
  • Explore different neighbourhoods in Philadelphia
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration


  • Min. passengers


  • Booking code


  • Notices

    Comfortable walking shoes and clothing recommended.

From Jewish delis to Italian markets, churches, cemeteries, and public art, South Philly is a slice of the real Philly.

Discover the hidden gems of some of the most historic neighborhoods in the country

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 neighbourhoods and finish on Philly's eclectic South Street

Included on this tour is admission to Magic Gardens, a non-profit organization that focuses on community development and outreach by offering educational programming, performances, and workshops to the public. Highlighting the artwork sparks discussion around topics including diversity, as well as conversations around depression and other mental health issues.

Practical information:

  • Included: Some food samples, admission to the mosaic gallery.
  • Remarks: Comfortable walking shoes and clothing recommended.
  • Language: English
  • Walking information: Slow and steady is all you need here. These tours have very limited physical activity, such as walking relatively flat streets, sites, or markets, and climbing in and out of the transport provided.
  • Wheelchair accessible: No