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Atlanta Civil Rights History Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Phil
Quality Verified Registered on March 25, 2020

Hi there! I am a tour guide who has been showing people the great cities of Chicago, Los Angeles and now Atlanta. I love cities, history and enjoying excellent craft beer in the city.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

The core historical part of Atlanta offers a great insight to Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.
Explore his birthplace, church, and where he is buried next to his wife, Coretta Scott King.
On this tour, we talk about Atlanta's unique history: the Civil War, Coca-Cola, The Civil Rights Movement, etc. Also, we talk about Atlanta today: the world's busiest airport (Hartsfield-Jackson), The Olympics, and Jackson Street Bridge (if you have seen The Walking Dead this is for you).
Some of the stops included on the tour are: 

  • Municipal Market. 
  • Wheat Street Baptist Church. 
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church. 
  • The King Center. 
  • Historic Fire Station No. 6 
  • MLK Birth Home. 
  • Bungalows and Shotgun Houses. 
  • Visitor's Center. 
  • International Civil Rights Walk of Fame. 
  • Jackson Street Bridge. 


Useful information:
- We walk over 3 miles ( 3'2 km more or less).

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  • Meeting point:
    340 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312,...
    340 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
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    I'll be wearing a green shirt with a muffin on it.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

34 ratings
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4.82
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4.73
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4.85
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4.82
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Jamie 03 Sep 2022
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Lots of fun. Phil made history come alive.

Claudia 18 Jun 2022
Lima
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Phil was the best, we loved the tour, thank you!

Gail 13 Jun 2022
New Orleans
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Travelled alone - Jun 2022

The Atlanta civil rights tour was informative and fun; Phil provided valuable context--history of Atlanta, other events in the civil rights movement--for what we were...

Laura 10 Apr 2022
Atlanta
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Travelled in couple - Apr 2022

The tour with Phil was amazing. We leaned so much about the Sweet Auburn area of Atlanta. Plus he is the perfect guide FUN, INFORMATIVE AND KNOWLEDGEABLE!!!

whitney 30 Mar 2022
Atlanta
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Travelled in family - Mar 2022

Best guide ever! I had an amazing days in Atlanta that couldnt ve been possible with Phil, thank you for your time and that great experience Date of experience: Mar...

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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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