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Address: Hawthorne St., Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-624-1700
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Description: Relive the Fantastic Tales of Old MontereyOnce the capitol of Mexican...
Relive the Fantastic Tales of Old MontereyOnce the capitol of Mexican California, Old Monterey was the center of fiestas and balls, the glamour of dashing Spanish horsemen and the throb of guitars played by romantic suitors. It was also a town of intrigue, murder, swindles and shipwrecks.Epic lives full of lost treasures, found romance, and amazing adventures. Visit the sites of the ghost in the garden, ancient burial grounds, hidden treasure, hauntings, hangings and frequent ghostly sightings.This 90 minute trolley tour, led by longtime residents and local historians, will bring you into a Monterey that few alive today have seen.
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My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour last night! Our guide was interesting and informative, and he definitely kept our attention. It's on a trolley, which is so much more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour last night! Our guide was interesting and informative, and he definitely kept our attention. It's on a trolley, which is so much more fun than a regular bus, and you get to see more than you could on foot alone. We learned so much about Monterey's history, as well as about its... More 

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Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I thought it was great that I got to ride the trolley for this tour! I like to take a ghost tour in pretty much every city we visit and for most of them you have to walk, but this one was great because we got to ride. The host/tour conductor was knowledgeable, funny, and friendly. I wish I could... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had a great time, and learned a lot about the history of the town we wouldn't have otherwise. be prepared to walk around in the dark, so stable shoes and at the very least a flashlight app on your phone.

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Pinole, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Gary, our tour guide, was obviously passionate about the history of Monterey and a wealth of information. We had a great time and got to see parts of Monterey you wouldn't find on your own. We strongly recommend this to anyone. We went in a large group of people and I believe that made it all the more worth while.

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MERCED
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I went on this trip about 12 years ago, or so. Back then it was strictly a walking trip. I enjoyed the experience so much that I mentioned it to the 20 plus other training participants of a class I was attending in Monterey this past May. We got a group to go. Gary Munsinger was nice enough to work... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The Tour Guide arrived exactly at 8 PM with the Trolley for the 8 PM tour. Not a great start as those of us waiting thought he might not be coming. The first 40 minutes of the tour was a drive to Tarpys Restaurant where he described some mysterious events from yesteryear that supposedly occurred there. We walked around the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were really looking forward to taking The Ghost Trolley of Old Monterey but an unexpected death in our family left us no choice but to cancel our four day trip to Monterey over Halloween. I originally booked the tour for two on September 29th over the phone with Gary. He sent a confirmation and we were all set. On... More 

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Visalia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I'm not sure if I ever took the time to write a review, but here goes. My husband and I took our friends on this tour because we had already gone and we had a blast and wanted our friends to experience it also. They had a great time!! My girlfriend was freaked out and her husband enjoyed the history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

More like a history lesson in the best way! Take a flashlight please! Uneven ground to walk on! My pics showed some orbs. I have been on many ghost tours all over the country and this was the most historical. You do walk in a cemetery at ten at night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

What a fascinating tour. I wouldnt say that it was exceptionally eery but it was very fascinating from a historical point of view. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and you can tell the amount of research that he has put into some of the sights that you visit. Good sense of humor. What would really make this an outstanding... More 

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