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4 Unforgettable Ways to Experience Architecture in Savannah

Savannah is a city teeming with idyllic southern homes, impressive white columns, wrap-around porches and impeccable wrought iron details. If you are someone who truly appreciates the charm of southern construction, we suggest the following ways to experience architecture in Savannah, Georgia.

Photo Courtesy of Old Savannah Tours

Photo Courtesy of Old Savannah Tours

Take a Trolley Tour

Experience Savannah‘s architecture from the comfort of an air-conditioned trolley with Old Savannah Tours! Their very popular history and architecture package includes an expanded tour of Savannah‘s historic district, complete with off and on privileges at 15 trolley stops around the city. In addition to this narrated tour, the history and architecture package includes admission to some of Savannah‘s most spectacular architectural sights including the Owens-Thomas House, Telfair Academy and the Jepson Center.

Photo Courtesy of Architectural Tours of Savannah

Photo Courtesy of Architectural Tours of Savannah

Stroll Through Savannah 

Built on a grid system consisting of 22 squares, Savannah was made for strolling. Lace up your walking shoes and use our guide to exploring Savannah in 10,000 Steps to help you navigate through our pretty city. Around every corner is an architectural wonder for you to admire including row homes, Italianate mansions and Victorian marvels. Looking for a guided walking tour? Look no further than Architectural Tours of Savannah. This 90-minute, narrated tour starts with Savannah‘s oldest buildings and ends with the newest.

Photo Courtesy of Motorini - Vespa Savannah

Photo Courtesy of Motorini – Vespa Savannah

Explore on Two Wheels

Crunched for time? Try touring Savannah on two wheels! Chatham Area Transit (CAT) provides a unique bike-sharing program that provides visitors and residents with an inexpensive way to traverse the city. The bikes are available for check out at Joe Murray Rivers Jr. Intermodal Transit Center and Ellis Square. If you feel the need for a little more speed, stop by Motorini and rent a moped! Both options offer great opportunities to get up close and personal with Savannah‘s amazing architecture.

Photo courtesy of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Take a House Tour

What better way to experience Savannah‘s architecture than with a tour inside some of the city’s most famous structures? Savannah‘s many home and church tours allow you to step inside the house that started Savannah’s preservation movement, marvel at the murals inside the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and/or take in the surroundings at the infamous Mercer-Williams House. Click here for even more Savannah tour offerings.

What is your favorite way to experience architecture in Savannah? Tell us in a comment below!

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3 Responses to “4 Unforgettable Ways to Experience Architecture in Savannah”

  1. Scott says:

    Please share info.

    Please include details about St Patricks Day

    Please let me know about Hunter Army Airfield (was stationed there in the 80’s but sure many changes have taken place)

  2. lenders pierre-antoine says:

    Looking forward to experience Savanah with my group of friends.

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