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Ghosts Of New York

211 East 33rd, New York City, NY 100016 (Manhattan)
(718) 591-4741
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Ranked #312 of 523 Activities in New York City
Type: Tours
Owner description: Ghosts of New York is the premier ghost tour agency of New York. Ghosts of New York offers public and private ghosts tours all year long. We scare you... more » Owner description: Ghosts of New York is the premier ghost tour agency of New York. Ghosts of New York offers public and private ghosts tours all year long. We scare you to death with our stories and wow you with our historical knowledge. Take a tour today. « less
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Sunnyside, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The tour guide stayed in character (Mrs. Stuyvesant) the entire tour. She was very informative and my group had a blast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I thought the overall experience was excellent. Our tour guide was very nice and she was very much in character.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I took the Ghosts of New York Grand Central Tour with Tour Guide Andy, and I thought it was great, I'm a skeptic, but I keep and open mind, and I love NYC History, and Andy is an encyclopedia of NYC history. The tour takes you to some corners of Grand Central nobody ever visits, and thats what made this... More

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

What a waste of money and time. This is not a ghost tour, its a history tour. The guide, who was so boring (sorry) told us about famous people who had died in the houses he pointed out, nothing ghostly or scary at all. The only reason we have given the tour one star is because Greenwich Village is such... More

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Cancun
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Took my teenagers to the ghost tour... It's a good Greenwich tour. Very good in fact. But I paid for a ghost tour and my kids wanted a ghost tour and there was nothing about ghosts. I would certainly take the tour as a Greenwich one but why sell something that you don't provide?

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Avon Lake, Ohio
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We thought this tour would be interesting since we all loved Ghostbusters and the Beatles. What a let down. Horrible and boring tour. Have been on a lot of ghosts tours that were filled with history (but not overwhelming) of the area. This tour I felt like we were in a marathon stopping off at an occasional old celebrites home... More

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This tour should have been titled Dead Movie Stars Old Houses. Our guide took us on a very long walk with huge gaps between homes, and told us "Oh, so and so (old movie star) lived here." He reported that after the star died someone said they heard the "star's ghost" saying lines from their famous movie. Then we got... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We had a fabulous evening with Amada as our tour guide! We were fortunate to be the only ones, and a private tour is always fun! She had a wonderful combination of history mixed in with ghost stories and accounts of experiences, along with some music. I am looking forward to our next visit and will want Amada as my... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went on the Edgar Allan Poe tour. I am a history teacher and we have been to a dozen ghost tours around the US, and this one was by far the worst. The guide was overly eccentric and gave only a basic historical background...nothing you would not find in a basic history book. The stories were... More

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New York, NY
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My husband and I attended this tour and had a great time exploring and learning about Edgar Allan Poe and Washington Square Park. Ethan was very informative. It was amazing learning the originally Washington Square Park was potter's field back in the day. Great tour, you must attend.

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