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Atlanta Civil War & Civil Rights Tour
US$ 115
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Experience the history of the American Civil War with this tour of Atlanta and find out about how the city became the epicentre of the American Civil Rights movement.

Oakland Cemetery
Cabbagetown
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home
Martin Luther King Jr.'s grave

Civil War & Civil Rights Tour

We'll pick you up from your hotel in Atlanta at the arranged time. Climbing on board a comfortable bus, we'll set off following the footsteps of the Civil War around the city, an important battlefield during the war of independence.

First, we'll head to Cabbagetown, a former residential neighbourhood where the 19th-century architectural style is preserved. This historic district of Atlanta is included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places due to its vital importance to the cotton industry.

We'll continue our overview of the American Civil War as we approach Inman Park, where the Battle of Atlanta took place, a battle that contributed to speeding up the end of the war. Although Atlanta was almost completely destroyed, there are still some Victorian houses that we'll see during the tour.

To close the chapter on the Civil War, we'll visit Oakland Cemetery. In this cemetery lie soldiers, and figures as important as the founder of the Masters Golf Tournament and Margaret Mitchell. 

Then we'll learn about the political history of Atlanta, specifically its fascinating chapter on Civil Rights. Atlanta is Martin Luther King Jr.'s hometown, so we'll visit his home, the church he attended and finally his grave, with a guide telling us everything about the movement he led.

Lastly, we'll visit the Sweet Auburn Curb Market. Nowadays it's a public market. In fact, it's the only market in the city. During the 1920s, however, it was the wealthiest African-American street in the world. Why? We'll find out on the tour!

At the end of the tour, we'll make our way back to your hotels in Atlanta.

Pickup Information

This tour includes pickup from hotels in Atlanta. If you are not staying in the city, however, we'll meet you in the parking lot of the MLK Library.

Minimum Reservation

The minimum required reservation for this activity is two people. The tours are private, offering you a much more personalized service.

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Price

Per person
English language tour
US$ 115

English language tour

  • Per person

    US$ 115

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide.

Bus transport.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required

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Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 115
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.