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Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery

Highlights
  • Walk San Francisco’s haunted streets on a 90-minute nighttime tour
  • Hear stories of the Tenderloin’s horrifying past under the cover of dark
  • Visit some of downtown’s spookiest sites while a guide shares their history
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Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery
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Overview
Experience San Francisco’s haunted history on this after-dark walking tour. For 90 minutes, a guide leads you down frightening alleys and through mysterious downtown landmarks while telling stories about the infamous crimes that shaped the City by the Bay. This themed history excursion is perfect for anyone over the age of 10 who appreciates an unusual experience and relishes seeing a beloved city in a darker, more unsettling light.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in Union Square to begin your spooky tour of San Francisco’s downtown and Tenderloin neighborhoods. Then, prepare to get swept up in the horror as your guide tells unnerving tales of unsolved murders, paranormal activity, notorious criminals, shady brothels and brazen assassins.

You’ll walk to the famed St. Francis Hotel, where legendary figures from Hollywood and politics stayed and sometimes died under mysterious circumstances. Learn how the gritty Tenderloin got its name and visit the site of a dramatic suicide that cast a long shadow over downtown.

As the tour circles back to Powell Street and the haunted Union Square Hotel, you’ll visit the Curran Theater murder site, see where the Zodiac Killer found his final victim, and stop at the location where Tessie Wall ran her ill-famed brothel. You'll never see San Francisco the same way.
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Reviewed yesterday
Informative

I did this trip on my last night in San Francisco my guide was Rainey and he was fantastic very knowledgeable and entertaining.I learnt a lot of history and he told some great ghost stories I would recommend this tour and maybe look at the...More

1  Thank Judith L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great guide and storytelling

Rainey was our guide and he did a great job telling tales of SF’s creepy past. Was great fun for 13 year old child. Learned some SF history which was neat. You spend time in some hotel lobbies so you are not only outside. I...More

1  Thank megano1
Reviewed 5 days ago
"Neat walk around the city"

Mary did an outstanding job as our guide! Neat and interesting stories about San Francisco history. It is a fun walk to take part in!

Thank 86MissyJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
The Perfect Evening Tour

Great Haunted SF tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable, a great speaker and everything was interesting. Definitely recommend. Wish we had more time to check out the other tours they do!

Thank tprock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A great dark night treat

Mary was a fabulous guide. Great spooky stories about San Francisco's dark and haunted past. A fun night for my whole family

Thank Cindi Z
Info W, Guest Relations Manager at Wild SF Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had fun! Thanks for the sweet review :)

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lovetogo1967
7 June 2018|
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Response from Pegster1120 | Reviewed this property |
No, this is a walking tour with stops only to listen to your guide explain the history of that particular spot. . But don't be swayed by the "no bar stops". It really is a fun and entertaining walking tour!. If Mary or... More
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KazandTim
20 May 2018|
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Response from Pegster1120 | Reviewed this property |
Not at all!
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