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The OFFICIAL Ybor City Ghost Tour

#13 of 80 Tours in Tampa
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Address: 7th Ave and 16th st., Tampa, FL 33605
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As the sun sets, the restless souls of Ybor City's past begin to stir. Join...

As the sun sets, the restless souls of Ybor City's past begin to stir. Join us on a two hour tour to learn their stories as you walk the streets of this historic town with your guide.Tours begin at 6:30 p.m.Monday through Wednesday and 8 p.m. on every other night. Reservations are required. $25. per adult.

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One of the best I have experienced!

I have been a paranormal investigator for over five years and enjoy taking this type of tour whenever I am traveling. The best of them have good story tellers/actors as guides as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
SojournerBoy
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been a paranormal investigator for over five years and enjoy taking this type of tour whenever I am traveling. The best of them have good story tellers/actors as guides as they bring the local history and hauntings to life. This tour was interesting and engaging from beginning to end. The website and reservation system worked flawlessly, the check... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great tour.Our guide was very knowledgeable of the history of Ybor City and entertaining.There are levels of tours,the earlier ones being more family oriented,the later ones being more for the serious interest in ghost hunting.All in all,it was great.If you have an interest in this,I highly recommend the tour

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Thank Lynn W
Pensacola, Florida
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Not only was this tour a fun ghost tour but it was an amazing historical journey through Ybor's colorful history. Greg is a wonderful storyteller and this was one of the best haunted tours I've ever taken!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Very, very dissatisfied. I picked this tour because it had such great reviews all across the web but I am so unhappy. We are vacationing about 45 minutes outside of Tampa and we made one trip into the city on Monday. We intended to do the tour that night. So we checked the online calender and went to reserve our... More 

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Thank kstawiar
mcgregpub, Owner at The OFFICIAL Ybor City Ghost Tour, responded to this review

Sorry for this confusion - all tours are paid for at the time of booking, in advance, with a credit card. Without a confirmed reservation, as it says on the website, you are taking a chance that you will not be able to tour. Sorry for the mix-up. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went on this tour on Halloween night and we enjoyed this tour very much. You will learn so much history of what and how this city came into existence. You will walk through history and and hear stories that are so amazing. This is definitely a tour visitors and residents should experience.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We have taken several ghost tours across the country and this one stood out. John was great telling the stories of Ybor's past and touring the Circulo Cubano was incredible. I had no idea we would be able to get into the building and having EMF readers was an extra bonus. A very cool experience, if you're in the area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went on the tour yesterday and had a great time all thanks the our guide Greg I recommend it to all you will have fun

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The ghost tour was great! Our guide was a brilliant actor, he really told the stories well and made the experience really spooky. It was a great way to spend the night, touring Ybor city and hearing about its history. The tour covers a couple of places that were featured on Ghost Hunters, and the last place they take you... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great historical overview of the city. I thoroughly enjoyed our guide and the stories he provided to us. Great "story by the campfire" atmosphere. I would highly recommend. My tour guide was joe howden.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our ghost host, Joe Howden, was incredibly knowledgable, intelligent, witty, and made the evening enjoyable and fun for us all. You also get a fascinating history lesson about Ybor City and it's gangster past. Our group especially enjoyed going into the very haunted Cuban Club and detecting spirits with our hand held energy detecting devices which Mr. Howden supplied. There's... More 

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