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The OFFICIAL Ybor City Ghost Tour

7th Ave and 16th st., Tampa, FL 33605
813-386-3905
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Ranked #20 of 117 Activities in Tampa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: As the sun sets, the restless souls of Ybor City's past begin to stir. Join us on a two hour tour...
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Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I highly recommend The Official Ybor City Ghost Tour—especially guided by the Charles Doan! Even after 20+ years of working or playing in Ybor the tour was filled with crazy history I had never heard of. It is neatly packaged in Charlie's great story telling and paranormal what-ifs... If you haven't, you should. Go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love history and I love ghost tours. And this brings both to the table! Joe is an awesome tour guide and you can tell he is very passionate about his job. We learned a lot about Ybor City and even had some encounters of our own!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It ended up just being the guide and I. Charlie made it very comfortable and interesting. I had an amazing time appreciated that he took the time to still do the tour even though no one else came along.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

What a great time I had on the Halloween Tour! As expected, the Halloween tour is the most crowded all year and our group's guide did an excellent job of keeping all 45 of us inline. The history of Ybor is very fascinating and I can't imagine another tour that would allow us not only to gain access to buildings... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It is hard for me to write a review of the ghost tour because I actually did not go on it but let me explain. First THEY changed our night from Saturday to Friday but they adjusted the start time to accommodate us. We were SUPPOSED to have our own tour guide, Charles, for our group of 16, with a... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have not been on a ghost tour before but I have to think that this one goes above and beyond anything else you could find in town. Our guide, Charlie, was excellent. He was so knowledgeable and answered all of my crazy questions. The history that he gives on the tour is great. You actually feel like you are... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Ybor is one of Tampa Bay's oldest area's of town. And thanks to our tour guide, Charlie, my girlfriend and I know a lot more about it's very interesting history! Of course it is just this history that makes the "Ghost" part of the tour so much more interesting. If you can book a tour during the week you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This is absolutely the best ghost tour! It is interactive, engaging, interesting and alot of fun. The guide is extremely knowledgeable and knows in great detail Ybor city history. Highly recommend it!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went last night and spent almost two and one-half hours hearing the stories and history of Ybor City. Our guide Joe was especially informative ans entertaining. You can easily tell how much he enjoys his time telling others about this area and ghostly encounters. We have been on several ghost tours over the years, but what made this one... More 

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Riva, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I purchased a Groupon for the Ybor City Ghost Tour after checking with the company website that the date we wanted was available. I immediately attempted to reserve a spot after purchase and the website wouldn't accept the voucher number. I called the next day and was told there was no space available. I explained the situation, that I was... More 

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

We regret this person had a problem using the Groupon. The groupon reads "subject to availability" per groupon's requirement. Certainly would be easier if they had indicated that the Groupon is valid Sunday - Thursday, instead. Aimee's instructions are to pass on the info for whom this is a problem, She has never been instructed not to. We have made... More 

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