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Address: P.O. Box 1672, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90406
Phone Number: 310-582-1120
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Description: The only Beatles tour of Los Angeles. We visit 25+ places that are Beatles...
The only Beatles tour of Los Angeles. We visit 25+ places that are Beatles connected - Where they lived, hung out, recorded, played etc. The hostess is not only from Liverpool, but also a Beatles news reporter.
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Magical Mystery Tour Santa Monica

I love everything Beatles!! So when I was vacationing in southern Cal. I found this tour and was very excited. The Beatles spent a lot more time in southern Cal. than you would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I love everything Beatles!! So when I was vacationing in southern Cal. I found this tour and was very excited. The Beatles spent a lot more time in southern Cal. than you would think. Gillian's tour did not disappoint!! She is extremely knowledgeable about all things Beatles. She is also very flexible and accommodating, trying to make sure her clients... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What a marvelous wealth of Beatle's information - not to mention music in general. Gillian is an awesome tour director and delightful storyteller. You will not be disappointed!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Magical indeed! This is a 'must do' tour for Beatles fans when they are in the area. Gillian showed us 'places to remember' and shared facts, trivia and opinions and that were only some of the components that made this tour so special. It was an engaging experience, that included some surprise stops and good conversation about music..and more. Thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Excellent. It was full of great stories and awesome sites! Jillian did a fantastic job. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Sorry for the pun with the title but it sums it up so well. Gillian was a great host when I went on the tour whilst in LA on my own for a few days. She is very knowledgable and gives personal insights to many of the stories of the Beatles in LA. Its not easy to write about the... More 

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Gilly041, Manager at A Magical History Tour, responded to this review

Thanks Mike. It was delightful meeting you and I hope I do see you again when you return next January. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I am a life-long Beatles fan and have lived in Los Angeles for over 40 years and I had the pleasure of learning even more about my fair city in Gillian Lomax’s Magical History Tour last January 2015. My family and friends gave me the tour as a birthday present and it was incredible in so many ways. For instance,... More 

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Gilly041, Manager at A Magical History Tour, responded to this review

Many thanks for the lovely review. It was a great day out and such a thoughtful birthday present from your brother. Great to meet everybody. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

First of all, Gillian knows the Beatles story. She also knows LA. Hence, this is a perfect match for all you Beatles fans who want to tour LA and learn about the people and places that made them Fab All Those Years Ago. John, Paul, George and Ringo changed the world in ways no one could ever have imagined and... More 

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Gilly041, Manager at A Magical History Tour, responded to this review

Thanks Dave. Your sense of humour was so wonderfully refreshing. Glad you made the long journey and came on the tour. Good luck with the music. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I treated my cousin for her 65th Birthday, and did a private tour with Gillian. It was such a wonderful experience. Gillian was so knowledgable and entertaining. Her music got us all in the mood, and despite the L.A. traffic, we sang and laughed and peppered her with questions, the day flew by. Her insight and first hand recall of... More 

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Thanks very much Robyn. The start to the day was hilarious! So glad the 3 of you chose to spend the birthday on my tour. I enjoyed the company and the laughs. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is the perfect tour if you are staying in the LA area. It is unique in that you see so much of LA told through the Beatles experiences there. The stories are so fascinating and you go everywhere. This is so much better than a standard tour. It is very personalized and easy to get to. Gillian picks you... More 

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Thanks for taking the time out to come along on the tour. It was a great day and really nice to meet you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I grew up in Southern California, and I never thought that LA could be a place that's filled with Beatles History. Gillian did a great job of opening my eyes to places I've seen before but never realized how truly wonderful they are. I've been a Beatles fan all my life, and I have to say that the Tour was... More 

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Address: Address: P.O. Box 1672, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90406
Phone Number: 310-582-1120
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica

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