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Let Us Show You the Motor City

From Its Industrial Roots to Its Thriving Café Culture Scene

Detroit holds a unique spot in world history due to its role in putting the world on wheels and its meteoric rise as an industrial powerhouse in the first half of the 20th century followed by its dramatic fall. While the city’s automotive heritage is definitely a major part of the city’s identity, there is so much more to the Motor City than cars. Take a walk through the city on our See the D Walking Tour or discover Detroit’s important role in the antislavery movement on our Detroit Underground Railroad Walking Tour. We’ll take you to all the city’s must-see attractions like the Guardian Building, Greektown and Motown as well as a few out-of-the-ordinary gems that us locals love to show off. We’ll also show you the ever-evolving dining and drinking scene that’s made Detroit a top foodie destination. Check out our offerings below to learn more!

Check back often! We’ll soon be adding our exciting food, music, art and true crime tours to the calendar.

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Passionate Tour Guides

Our staff is composed of locals who want to help you make the most of your trip to our vibrant city. We love Detroit, and we want you to love it, too!

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Multiple Transportation Options

Whether you want to explore the city by foot or travel in our late model vehicles, we have a tour to suit you.

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We’ve served thousands of happy customers in our short time in business as City Tour Detroit—and we’d love to add you to our list!

Tours Designed for You or Your Group

Want a private tour of Detroit? Have your own itinerary in mind or want one created specifically for you or your group? Check out our private and customized tours and make the most of your time in Detroit.

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Gift Certificates Make Great Gifts

Treat your friends and family to a new Detroit experience!

Check back often! We’ll soon be adding our exciting food, music, art, and true crime tours to our schedule. Private walking and sedan tours make great gifts too. See Private & Custom Tour tab for private tour pricing or shoot us an email.


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Souvenir and Gift Shop

Looking for great Detroit and/or Michigan souvenirs?

Then make sure to visit our delightful gift shop located in the beautiful Guardian Building, a historic landmark and top Detroit must-see tourist destination. Our store features a large selection of locally and regionally produced merchandise as well as Detroit-themed souvenirs distributed by the larger industry purveyors. Customers routinely compliment us on the unique selection of items we carry and love our helpful staff.

You can easily find City Tour Detroit Tours, Souvenirs and Gifts on the Promenade level of the Guardian Building at 500 Griswold Street, Suite 250, Detroit MI 48226.

Opening hours: 11 am to 5 pm daily, noon – 5 pm on Sundays. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Our Story

About City Tour Detroit

Founder Karin Risko started the company to showcase her love for Detroit. She’s been leading tours for over a decade, but officially launched City Tour Detroit in 2016 to meet the increased demand for her tours. Karin, and her talented team of tour guides who love the city as much as she does, are here to help you make the most of your time in the D!

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