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Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

1. Denver: History and Architecture Walking Tours

Select from 5 unique walking tours to learn more about notable buildings in Denver, and the individuals who built them. Join a knowledgeable guide on one of the following tours to learn more about architecture and local history. Lower Downtown Walking Tour (LoDo) Begin the tour at Union Station, and admire the beautiful architecture of LoDo as you learn how Denver went from a small grouping of tents to a major railroad hub to skid row to an urban hot spot. Capitol Hill Walking Tour Begin the tour outside the Molly Brown House Museum. Explore the beautiful and charming historic mansions of Capitol Hill and uncover the stories of families who lived in these stately homes at the end of the 19th century. Historic 16th Street Tour Wander down 16th Street in downtown Denver, which has been a vital thoroughfare since 1858. Hear of Denver’s history, enjoy the architecture, and see what is now known as the 16th Street Mall in a new light. Mansion of Quality Hill Tour Discover Quality Hill which boasts architectural gems like the Governor’s Mansion, Malo Mansion, and the Zang Mansion. Learn more about the individuals behind the homes, and their legacy in Denver. Larimer Square Tour Explore Denver’s oldest block and how local citizens saved the block from ruin and dilapidation and created the city’s first historic district.

Denver LoDo: Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour by Smartphone

2. Denver LoDo: Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour by Smartphone

Explore Denver's historic Lower Downtown District (LoDo as the locals call it) on a self-guided walking tour. Follow clues on your smartphone and solve interesting puzzles along the way. You will receive details of the website and login credentials after booking. Visit the website and start your adventure with your smartphone as your guide. See the hip and happening 16th street mall, sights along Cherry Creek, and many lesser-known sights of the downtown district. Play with your group at your own pace as the game guides you through the city. Solve the 21 challenges on the scavenger hunt as you learn local history. Score points for correct answers and aim for a high score on the leaderboard.

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What people are saying about 16th Street Mall

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based on 2 reviews

Our guide was excellent and made the tour very interesting. Her stories of Molly Brown were very interested and she had a way of keeping our attention through the entire tour!