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Atlanta Black History and Civil Rights Tour provided by Roundabout Atlanta Tours & Transportation

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 20/11/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/11/24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Join us as we unfold time with this exciting Black History and Civil Rights tour. What better place to delve into African-American heritage than the home of the Civil Rights Movement? Showcasing historic sites and most talked about black historic neighborhoods like Summerhill, The West End, Downtown Atlanta 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 known as 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
  • You'll start at
    West End Station
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Georgia State Capitol
    Underground Atlanta
  • 1
    Atlanta Olympic Cauldron Tower
    Stop: 3 minutes
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  • 2
    Tyler Perry Studios
    Stop: 15 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Atlanta University Center Historic District
    Shrine of the Black Madonna
    Castleberry Hill Historic District
    Mercedes Benz Stadium
    Sweet Auburn
  • 3
    The Municipal Market
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
  • 4
    Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site
    Stop: 40 minutes
    See details
    Pass by
    Edgewood Avenue Southeast
  • You'll end at
    West End Station
    W End Station, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
    After the tour, travelers can request a drop off back at the original starting location, (West End Marta Station) Downtown Atlanta hotel, or attraction or any local restaurant.
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Important Information
Departure Point
West End Station, W End Station, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
West End Station, W End Station, Atlanta, GA 30310, USA
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Complimentary hotel or AirBnB pickup & drop-off (within 4.5 mile radius from Westin Peachtree Plaza
  • 3 stops for exploring and selfies (lunch stop is optional)
  • Driver/ Local Tour guide
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities (suggested)
  • Food
  • Child Car Seat
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.
  • The West End Marta Station is the meet-up location for travelers lodging outside of the Downtown Atlanta and Midtown zone.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Additional fee for pickup request for the Atlanta Airport area, Buckhead Atlanta or areas close to I-285 perimeter.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Talyam092 wrote a review 19 Nov
Miami Beach, Florida2 contributions
The trip was amazing! Omar showed up on time to pick us up from the meet up spot. The trip was well organized even with some restrictions due to COVID. Omar is well educated about Black History of Atlanta. He was open to any questions or clarifications needed. There were many
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Julie H wrote a review 10 Nov
Boulder, Colorado58 contributions14 helpful votes
We thoroughly enjoyed the Atlanta Black History and Civil Rights Tour! Omar is very knowledgeable and we learned so much about the history and culture of the area. In addition to touring around the city pointing out the many historical sites, he provided photos to supplement
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Saleena A wrote a review Oct 2020
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I would like to start by saying that the tour left me and my significant other feeling wholesome and Grateful to leave with the knowledge bought to us by our great host O, who is very knowledgeable and had great hospitality , What was great was the Historic Landmarks & hidden
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Kenya B wrote a review Oct 2020
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This tour was amazing!! Omar has clearly done his homework and researched a lot of history and pop culture for this city. The tour was engaging and well thought out. We loved seeing parts of the city that regular city tours would have bypassed. We will definitely do this tour on
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Washauna T wrote a review Oct 2020
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All the Black History was amazing!! Learned so much. I recommend this trip to all. Well worth the price. Excellent tour!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from OmogbemiA, Manager at Atlanta Black History and Civil Rights Tour
Responded 14 Oct 2020
Thanks so much Washauna. Definitely our pleasure serving you all. Thx again for a great review
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By: Roundabout Atlanta Tours & Transportation
Korri J
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I would add this tour to your list.
It was a very eclectic experience just like the title said "Roundabout". We did this tour last on our list among a
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Sherpa653416
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Loved this tour!
Omar is an excellent guide and full of knowledge of Atlanta, along with interesting facts and stories! We thoroughl
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A6321LQronl
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Fabulous tour
Omar was a fabulous tour guide with a great deal of knowledge We were taken to all the Atlanta places of interest
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BBQ22
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Touring 2020 in Style
Roundabout arrived on time, sterilized the car in front of us, and then shot out of the gate on a 2+ hour nonstop t
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kramper098
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Knowledgeable tour operators. Courteous staff.
Amazing service. Knowledgeable tour operators. Courteous staff. Not once have we been disappointed by this tour se
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Swtnluvlee
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Best Tour
Omar was on time, very polite, and knowledgeable of black history. He gave good advice on shopping and dining. To
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Zinaida R
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Loved the tour.
Omar was very knowledgeable and an interesting guide. he had information for my 11 year old son which made the tou
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237pattier
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Beyond beautiful & informative
This tour exceeded our expectations and was genuinely one of the best I have ever been on. Our tour guide was infor
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Kristi S
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Omar is the best in the world!
We spent our last day in Atlanta with Omar. I've done many tours. Been to 50 countries and all 50 states. Omar
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Nevaqt
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July 4th weekend
My wife and I did a tour with Omar the July 4th weekend. Omar was very polite,very professional and extremely knowl
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brendahH4709XZ
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A MUST DO !!
Our Roundabout Atlanta Black History/Civil Rights Tour was everything and more than we expected. Well organized, ed
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Camonkou
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Without doubt one of the favorite city Tour
Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Omar Akinsika, Our names was very important to Omar and he made sure he a
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kamari222
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Fantastic Tour
The tour was great! Our tour guide Kai was wonderful and have a wealth of knowledge of Atlanta. I recommend the Bl
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Hallelujah66
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Nice Ride
The service is very nice. The man driving was kind and very helpful with my luggage. I will take this service again
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SAYLESMEN
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Family return trip from Cabo
Driver was on time, courteous and ride home was a pleasure with tv playing and clean vehicle and he unloaded our th
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  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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