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The Celebrity Planet

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Address: New York City, NY 11237
Phone Number: +1 917-675-3170
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ghost walk los angeles

kind of boring. there were only about 2 interesting stories: black dahlia and houdini. but i think the tour guide was doing his best. it was a 2 hr tour but the points of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
joycejanik
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philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We took our 9 and 11 year old on this tour. Our 9 year old is a huge superhero fan and the tour was the highlight of his holiday. The tour guide was excellent and knew everything about the comics/films and superheroes. My husband and I thought the tour was a great way to see the city. At the end... More 

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philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

kind of boring. there were only about 2 interesting stories: black dahlia and houdini. but i think the tour guide was doing his best. it was a 2 hr tour but the points of interest were done in an hour. the other hour was to walk back to where we started.

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thecelebrityplanet, Manager at The Celebrity Planet, responded to this review

We're sorry that you were disappointed with your Ghost Walk in Los Angeles. We do keep the content of our tours under review and we will look at the points you raise. We sincerely value all feedback and thank you for your time in making this response. More 

York, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I really enjoyed the Gangster walking tour. I booked the tour as a surprise for my boyfriend who loves The Godfather, Goodfellows etc., the tour did not disappoint! I haven't seen a single gangster film at all and I thoroughly enjoyed the trip. It was a great opportunity to see Little Italy and China Town. I learnt a lot on... More 

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Waldorf, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My partner and I took the Superhero tour of NYC and it was fun, interesting, and worth doing when you come to NYC. Even if you aren't the biggest comic book and/or super hero movie aficionado, you'll still enjoy learning more about the city and history. Our tour guide had worked for Marvel for many years and in fact he... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Really interesting - for the biggest comic book fan to someone who's never even picked up a comic book. The tour guide was incredible, very friendly; he was like a walking trivia book. His tour didn't seem rehearsed or like he does the exact same thing every day, he definitely fed off the crowd and tailored it to us. He... More 

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Suffolk England
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Think this is now called The Superhero Tour of New York . Met our tour guide Paul outside a comic shop and went on to have a awesome two hour walking tour .17 year old son and 14 year old son loved all the inside information on many Marvel and Dc films .Paul is a great man for the job... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

A tour for comicbook fans! Don't be alarmed by the meeting point, you will find Henley's Universe empty and disused (it's actually moved a couple of blocks away) but you'll still be able to meet there. The tour guide worked in the business himself and takes you on a wonderful tour around the area, with different insights on the creation... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

You'll take this tour with Paul, a comic book artist himself, and with an encyclopaedic knowledge of all things Marvel and DC. You'll hear about the origins of the many characters, why Superman has a cape, where the Green Goblin lived and many other anecdotes. You'll get some insight, not just into the drawing process and comic business, but how... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We did the Superhero tour of NYC with Paul. What a great way to see New York. What started out as something we did for the benefit of our 11yo son, was brilliant for everyone. Paul is a born n bred New Yorker, with a great passion not just for comic characters, but also New York, and his insights into... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I signed up for the Superhero Tour of New York for Friday, March 15th. I showed up fifteen minutes before the start time and waited a half-hour afterward, and no one ever showed up. I never got a call, text, or email telling me the tour was cancelled even though they had my contact info. I contacted the company twice... More 

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thecelebrityplanet, Manager at The Celebrity Planet, responded to this review

We are very sorry that you had a poor experience with the New York in the Movies Tour, and that you were not kept informed of the cause of the cancellation. This by no means represents the standard of service we set ourselves, but of course one unhappy customer is one too many. Our sincere apologies, and we would be... More 

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