Atlanta Black History & Civil Rights Tour

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  • 4 hr

Join us as we unfold time with this exciting Black History & Civil Rights tour. What better place to delve into African-American heritage than the Mecca of the Civil Rights Movement? Showcasing historic sites and most talked about black historic neighborhoods like Summerhill, The West End, Downtown Atlanta, Old 4th Ward and the Historic Sweet Auburn Ave District. During this 4 hour tour you will be immersed in black culture & arts, civil rights landmarks, groundbreaking HBCU’s, Tyler Perry Studios, along with famous Hollywood Film & TV locations and more. These are some of the reasons Atlanta is nicknamed "The Black Mecca" and one of the top destinations for Black History & Culture. This tour goes further than any other tour, allowing you to fully experience the historical and cultural significance of our groundbreaking city.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Georgia State Capitol

Atlanta's Government Center -Atlanta City Hall -Fulton County Courthouse -Georgia Depot

Pass By: Underground Atlanta

Heart of Atlanta! Where Atlanta began. -Amazing unknown facts!!

Stop At: Atlanta Olympic Cauldron Tower

Pass by the Olympic Stadium & Torch and relive the 1996 olympic moments. Amazing unknown facts! -Fulton County Stadium -Baseball legend Hank Aaron

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At:

Fun Stop for selfies and group photos See the original Madea’s House ***Note: Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic Visitors are not allowed to enter the studio entrance till further notice per Tyler Perry mgmt.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By:

*West End Atlanta (one of Atlanta’s spiritually rich neighborhoods) -Beautiful Street Arts Murals -Locally Black-owned business -Atlanta university Center (HBCU): (Largest Consortium of black colleges in the country) Morehouse College, Spellman College, Clark Atlanta University, Morris Brown College, Interdenominational Theological Center, Morehouse school of Medicine -Famous Film locations

Pass By:

Atlanta oldest bookstore and culture center *Great street art murals and famous black-owned businesses

Pass By:

Atlanta’s hidden jewel for eclectic, laid-back, rich art scenery. -Paschal’s Restaurant -(OLG) Old Lady Gang Restaurant -The Glam Shop -Frost Bistro & Bar -Escobar Restaurant & Tapas -The Castleberry filming Back lot of famous movies & tv shows

Pass By: Mercedes Benz Stadium

Great view of CNN Center, State Farm Arena, and Atlanta's beautiful Atlanta skyline

Pass By: Sweet Auburn

Once Atlanta’s richest Negro Street in the world. -Woodruff Park, Atlanta Daily World (1st black daily newspaper) -Atlanta Life, Apex Museum, Royal Peacock, - SCLC Headquarters, Historic Black churches -Beautiful Civil Rights art murals -Famous Movie locations

Stop At:

*Atlanta’s historic gem! Lunch stop Great food and snack options from Independent/family-owned eateries. Soul food, BBQ, New Orleans, West African & Asian cuisines, Chicago Style Pizzeria etc. Grady Hospital Butler Street YMCA

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Home to one of the greatest freedom fighters, Dr. MLK Jr! Ebenezer Baptist Church MLK’s Birth Home The King Center The Visitors Center

Duration: 25 minutes

Pass By:

Historic Old 4th Ward District known for beautiful street art murals and Eclectic Bar District. -The Swag Shop, Esca Seafood & Bar, Cafe Circa Resturant & Bar Harold’s Chicken & Ice Bar, Fin & Feathers, BQE Resturant & Lounge
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