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August 09, 2016

PokeDelphia tour offers chance to catch Pokemon, while learning about Philly history

Millions of players from around the world continue to play Pokemon Go in a quest to fill their Pokedex with the most powerful characters. Now, trainers around the area can get a history lesson in while they’re at it.

Philadelphia Urban Adventures has launched a tour called PokeDelphia, which guides players on trip to several PokeStops, a gym, and historical sites throughout Old City.

Tour groups are be guided by their own Professor Willow, who offers background on Historic Philadelphia along the way. The two hour-long tour starts at the Philly Tour Hub on Arch Street, and ends at the Independence Beer Garden.

Tours run on Thursdays and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. starting this week. Tickets cost $20. Just make sure your battery is on a full charge.