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Savannah: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Tour

Product ID: 60953
Get a unique insight into the beautiful city of Savannah on a small group walking tour. Discover the people, places and events depicted in the novel and movie adaptation of John Berendt’s Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See locations from the book and movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  • Learn the stories behind the characters
  • Get fascinating facts and insights about events that took place in the book
  • Admire the elegant buildings of the Savannah Historic District
Full description
Discover the city of Savannah through John Berendt’s best-selling novel, "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" and its 1997 movie adaptation by Clint Eastwood.

Walk in a small group with a journalist guide, who is a long-time downtown Savannah resident. Get an up-close look at landmarks that play key roles in the story as you set off from Reynolds Square in the Savannah Historic District and make your way towards the fountain in Forsyth Park.

Stop at the city's oldest public plaza to admire the magnificent buildings on Johnson Square. Continue through Wright Square, graced with an impressive memorial to William Washington Gordon, and then be captivated by the beauty of Hamilton-Turner Inn. Walk down Jones Street and find a quiet oasis in Monterey Square. Admire some of the elegant mansion houses, such as Mercer Williams House and Armstrong House along the way.
  • Licensed, local tour guide
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Transportation

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Meeting point

Meet your guide next to the statue of John Wesley in Reynolds Square, directly in front of the Olde Pink House Restaurant and Tavern, 23 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31401.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour takes place in all weather conditions. Dress appropriately and wear comfortable walking shoes
• Bring a bottle of water
• Well-behaved pets are always welcome
• The tour does not end where it starts. Your guide will be happy to provide directions back to your car or your next location
• This tour is in English only
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 33 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    4.9 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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Great tour based on the book and movie!!!

My mom and I had a wonderful afternoon strolling the street of Savannah reliving one of our favorite books (and movies). We enjoyed all the juicy tidbits that we couldn't possibly have known. It was timed very well and we were given a break in the middle. I think I smiled through the whole thing, learning about all the eccentric characters that Martin brought back to life for us!

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April 23, 2019

Fun and Informational!

Enjoyed this with my four sisters, who had all read book and some had watched movie. Was a great review of people, places and happenings in surroundings of great Savannah. Guide knew so many tidbitsxandcrelayed them in an easy fashion on a walking tour. A great finale at Forsyth Park.

October 21, 2018

March 8, 2020

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Savannah Sidewalk Tours LLC

Product ID: 60953