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Address: Hawthorne St., P.O. Box 1201, 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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This was a blast!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2014
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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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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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Hayward, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

2 years ago our group was in Monterey, and wanted to go on the Ghost Trolley Tour. Unfortunately we came to town the one week that the owner was on vacation. This year we were in the Carmel area, and were able to book a private tour for our group. He picked us up from our hotel, took us on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We loved this tour! Gary is so knowledgable about the history of Monterey. He keeps the presentation interesting and lively. Not only did he share hundreds of years worth of history, he shared recent stories that correlated with the stories. Even if you don't believe in ghosts you will enjoy this tour for the history lesson. FYI - at one... More 

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La Verne, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was by far the best thing I did in Monterey! First of all, I did not know about all the history!! That part was fascinating - then add to it all the stories!!! Gary was fantastic! His knowledge of the history and stories that surround the history was unbelievable! And what a story teller!!! I love the paranormal, I'm... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We've been on this tour 3 times and it never gets old. Fascinating history combined with intrigue. Gary does a great job as tour guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What do you give a guy for his birthday that has everything.? You give him a Ghost Tour!!! I planned a birthday weekend trip at Monterey Bay with my husband and daughter. I wondered for things to do in the day and what to do at NIGHT. I came across 'Ghost Tour of Old Monterey' - this interesting and unique... More 

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Address: Address: Hawthorne St., P.O. Box 1201, Monterey, CA 93940
Phone Number: +1 831-624-1700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey

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