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Architectural Tours of Savannah

124 Abercorn St, Oglethorpe Square, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
+1 912-604-6354
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Informative; helpful; friendly. This tour was a real highlight of our trip. I picked it based on... read more

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You don't have to be an architect to enjoy the Architectural Tours of Savannah with Jonathan Stalcup. He is author and holds a Master of Architecture degree from SCAD. Jonathan not only knows his stuff design-wise, he makes it really easy for the average tourist to understand how Savannah was born and grew into the beautiful and beautifully singular city it is. He not only stops and points, he brings along visual aids to help you understand how a particular building or square evolved. You won't be bored or even tired- the tour progresses (and walks) through hundreds of years of history at leisurely pace.
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124 Abercorn St, Oglethorpe Square, Savannah, GA 31401-3732
+1 912-604-6354

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Informative; helpful; friendly. This tour was a real highlight of our trip. I picked it based on its reviews and wasn't at all disappointed. If you are planning on exploring Savannah, book this tour. There is only one tour each day so book ahead of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jonathan was enjoyable and attentive. Seemed to have a deep understanding of the area's history. Definitely worth the money and the time.

Thank Knoland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jonathan, a SCAD alum, was such a knowledgeable and entertaining tour guide. He knew so many details but none of it was overwhelming or even remotely boring! The presentation of facts, pace of the tour, and information is perfectly designed and curated. I highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed Jonathan's walking tour, which highlighted the architectural history of Savannah. He is extremely knowledgeable about local history and how the many styles of architecture reflected it.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know when you're traveling and you see something of interest and wonder if it will be good....and it turns out to be AMAZING ...and you tell everyone about it? THIS IS THAT THING when you're in Savannah. Johnathan is wonderful, funny and has encyclopedic...More

Thank RobertC_NYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great highlight of my trip and group size works. Jonathan loves this city and it shows. Expert knowledge and answers any question.

Thank TNCloud9
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

I am a native of Savannah and have gone “home” many times to show off my city to friends and family. Jonathan taught me so much that I did not know, and held both my attention and my 14 yr. old grand daughter’s for 90...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Covered an amazing amount of history in a short time. Really puts the city in context, and explains the trends in architecture over time. Do this!

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is a must while in Savannah. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and an expert in his field. It is not a lot of walking, and the pace is slow. Highly recommend it.

Thank ABitSpoiled
Reviewed 13 November 2017

After going on this tour I look at Savannah through completely different eyes now! Jonathan was the perfect guide for this. His degree at SCAD I'm sure helped him, along with living there. He took us through several blocks describing along the way the various...More

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24 September 2017|
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Response from sarahrodak | Reviewed this property |
The tour covered basic history of some of the squares and the layout of the city. However, if you have more detailed questions about the city, squares or a specific home, he will absolutely be able to answer your questions.
Judy D
6 February 2017|
Response from lsdelange | Reviewed this property |
Jonathan could answer the question about a trolley. Personally, I don't see that a trolley would work. I'm sure a electric scooter would be perfect, but I'm not sure where they could be rented. I wonder if Jonathan would... More
19 December 2016|
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Response from Andree D | Reviewed this property |
We began at 10:00 a.m. Refer to his website for the cost. It may change. We loved this tour. It was well worth the money.