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Ghosts Of New York

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Address: 211 East 33rd, New York City, NY 100016
Phone Number: (718) 591-4741
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Description: Ghosts of New York is the premier ghost tour agency of New York. Ghosts of...
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.
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Great fun!

We really enjoyed our tour. We did a ghost tour of Greenwich Village. The tour guide was very laid back and told interesting stories. It was cool to hear local history and be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
lellybear
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Dublin
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I had a lot of fun on our tour. It was the Poe tour in Greenwich village with tour guide andy. The guide was great! Laid back and informative. I'd recommend it for individuals looking for something to do late night in NYC. But be warned,there's more history tid bits than any ghost sightings.

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Dublin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We really enjoyed our tour. We did a ghost tour of Greenwich Village. The tour guide was very laid back and told interesting stories. It was cool to hear local history and be entertained by a gifted storyteller. I would definitely recommend it.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I did the ultimate 3 hour ghost walk, our guide spoke in the quietest monotone voice, with all the New York traffic and people on the streets it was almost impossible to hear what he was saying. The bits I did hear were boring and were historical rather than spooky or scary

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Bronx, New York
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

This was the biggest waste of my money and time. I felt as though I was back in high school math class - so boring! Perhaps other tour guides are better, but i wouldn't waste my time to find out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we had a great time even though we missed have of the tour because of the traffic through the holland tunnel and traffic on west side. we are planning to reschedule the tour so that we can get the full experience.

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suffern
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Do not expect any hair-raising experiences. It is more of a history of the area with some nice anecdotes about Poe. Interesting "facts". One of the high-lights for me was seeing the oldest tree in Manhattan. It is HUGE!

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Sunnyside, New York, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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 via mobile

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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