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9th Street Italian Market

9th Street Italian Market

9th Street Italian Market

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Wander Philly's famous 9th Street Italian Market, through the crowds of market goers, and meet local store owners, discover the history of the market. See the street made famous by Rocky.
Venture into the heart of one of the oldest neighborhoods in the United States as you explore the 9th Street Italian Market of Philadelphia. Discover the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of this historical and authentic congregation of shopping and eating. Meet the owners of several of the shops and learn what it means to run a business here, and learn of the areas colorful history.
Start into the market from the vibrant and eclectic South Street, and strike out with your guide towards the neighborhood of Bella Vista in South Philly. Grab a drink at a local coffee shop and see one of the city's great murals across from a typical neighborhood park. Swing by an old-fashioned deli and a tempting bakery on Christian Street before reaching the heart of the Italian market on 9th Street.
The 9th Street Market is the largest working open-air market in the United States, making it one of Philly's must-see attractions. Your guide describes the sights and history along the way. Tempt your taste buds as you wander past cheese, chocolates, spices, and olive oils. Shops filled with cooking supplies and ingredients fill the streets.
Leave the Italian market and cross over to a collection of Mexican stores. The area was featured in one of the training scenes in the movie Rocky. Continue through a collection of Asian shops towards the intersection of Pat's and Geno's, where competing Philly Cheese Steak stands offer you an option to try one of the most famous of the well-known sandwich. Pull up a seat on the street to enjoy a quintessential Philly culinary experience and a delicious way to end your market walking tour.
Inclusions :
  • Guided tour of the 9th Street Market and vicinity
  • Roundtrip transportation

Duration:
2 ½ hours
Available:
Tues.–Sun.
Departure time and location:
10:30 AM; In front of the Starbucks at the corner of 9th & South Streets.
Return time and location:
1 PM; to the corner of 9th & South Streets.
Note:
Children must be aged 7 or older to participate on this tour. The maximum group size for this tour is 12 persons. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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