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Memphis: 1-Hour Beale Street Guided Walking Tour

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Explore "America's Most Iconic Street" on a one-hour guided walking tour. Learn about the colorful characters and stories that have made Beale Street the "Home of the Blues."
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Duration: 1 hour
Starting time 1:30 PM
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  • Learn about musicians, gangsters, politicians and crooks who made their name on Beale Street
  • Appreciate Beale Street's place in African-American Culture
  • Go behind the scenes with your expert guide
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Explore Beale Street, the Memphis street which was voted “America’s Most Iconic Street” by USA Today. Learn about Beale Street’s colorful history, from its early days of sin and vice to its heyday as the center of the city’s vibrant African-American culture. Discover the stories behind the legends, musicians, gangsters, politicians, and crooks who helped make Beale Street the “The Home of the Blues.”

Visit A. Schwab’s, Beale Street’s oldest store. See Handy Park, a popular venue for outdoor concerts. Check out the clothes at Old Lanksky’s, where Elvis Presley used to buy his suits. Stroll down Saloon Row and see the clubs and bars. See “The Castle of Missing Men,” AKA the Monarch Club, which was known as being the last stop for many unlucky gamblers.
  • 1-hour Guided Walking Tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-Off

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Meeting point

Alfred's On Beale 197 Beale St, Memphis, TN 38103, USA

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
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• Please arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes before the activity starts.

From US$ 16 per person

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Product ID: 301863