Walking Tours of Downtown St. Louis
Date: Sep 30, 2023 | Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Walking Tours of Downtown St. Louis. Take a walking tour of downtown St. Louis and learn about the fascinating 250+ year history of the city and about some of the groundbreaking architecture located there. Tours are held every Saturday, at 9am, April through October. Experienced tour guides, volunteers from Landmarks Association of St. Louis, will share remarkable stories about Downtown St. Louis.
East Tour - features the architectural legacy of the heart of the city. Highlights of the tour include the Old Courthouse, Old Cathedral, Gateway Arch, Eads Bridge, Old Post Office, Wainwright Building and more.
West Tour - features St. Louis' public buildings. Highlights of the tour include Union Station, Stifel Theatre, City Hall, Central Library, Campbell House Museum, and Soldiers Memorial.
All tours start at 9am and run between 2 and 2 1/2 hours long. Each tour is $15 per adult, 12 and under are free. Tickets are purchased online and limited to 10 guests. Exact starting point for each tour is discovered once tickets are purchased. See website for complete details of each tour.
Market Street is located in downtown St. Louis. It begins at Memorial Drive, just west of the Gateway Arch, and runs west to then end at Compton. Located along its length are many of the City's attractions such as the Old Courthouse, Kiener Plaza and the entire Gateway Mall with CityPark, Aloe Plaza, Serra Sculpture Park and several other small green spaces; St. Louis City Hall, the Peabody Opera House and Union Station. Market Street is also the location of many of the City's annual parades. The St. Patrick's Day Parade, the Veteran's Day Parade, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Veiled Prophet Parade and the Labor Day Parade all travel down Market Street.
Directions: Market Street can be reached by Tucker Blvd, Broadway, 4th, 14th, 16th and others in the City. And from Interstate 64/40 from the east by taking Exit #40A onto 9th Street and continue to Market Street. From the west take Exit #38A onto Jefferson Avenue and turn left onto Jefferson and then right onto Market Street.
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