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The Queen City Underground Tour

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Address: 1332 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 41042
Phone Number: +1 859-951-8560
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Description: Queen City Underground Tour starts at 1332 Vine St. Enjoy a stroll through...
Queen City Underground Tour starts at 1332 Vine St. Enjoy a stroll through the Gateway District, home to America's largest set of historical landmarks. Visit buildings that were home to over 130 saloons, bars and beer gardens, and theaters that hosted iconic entertainers Charlie Chaplin and Wild Bill Hickok. Descend below the city streets to a hidden burial vault and explore newly discovered tunnels vital to Cincinnati's brewery heritage. Approximate tour time 90 minutes
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Awesome history and tour-Underground Tour

Cincy is my hometown and I thought I knew everything there was to know about it, but I was so wrong! My husband and I took this tour on a Saturday morning and we had a pretty... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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112 reviews 112 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Cincy is my hometown and I thought I knew everything there was to know about it, but I was so wrong! My husband and I took this tour on a Saturday morning and we had a pretty large group, about 26 being high school students and the rest adults. We got started on time, even though there was also City... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee, Usa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

If you love old school gangster and gambling history this is the tour you need to do!!! We did the tour where you eat before you go, the food was great , our tour guide could answer any question you had, and one of the stops is a great doughnut shop! Absolutely loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Don't miss this tour. I suggest taking the ultimate so you are not in a big crowd. Our guide John was enthusiastic and full of information. It is not as much "underground" as I was expecting, but we did visit closed to the public historic places.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Great tour nice guides with historical knowledge. Great way to see and support OTR. It was as more above ground. But underground was great. Light walking. Steps..

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It was an amazing, historical, informative tour. Started out above ground learning about the history of Over The Rhine, then we went underground to the remaining cemetery. Once above ground again, we went over to the tenement building that accessed the underground area and got a history of beer brewing in Cincinnati before and after prohibition. Our tour guides, John... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Had an excellent time on this tour. Have often seen these tours while dining in the Over the Rhine area; decided to give it a try. Very glad that my girlfriend and I did! So much interesting history that has originated in this area that I had little to no knowledge of. John, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Craig, our guide, must have a second job as a historian/entertainer. He made the 2 hour walking tour fun and educational. We will book one of the other tours they offer next time we are in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We just returned from the very entertaining Queen City Underground tour in Cincinnati. It was an enjoyable two-hour walk through the history of Cincinnati in general and the Over the Rhine area in particular. We've already recommended it to family and friends and look forward to taking another of their tours next time we're in town. Their professionalism and pride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The two tour guides were wonderful. Easy to be heard and funny. I have grown up in Cincinnati, and they spoke about many topics I had never heard before. They also did a great job of answering questions. It was apparent the tour guides had a great deal of pride in Cincinnati and this presented itself in the quality of... More 

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Glendale, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We are new to the area and decided when we had an out of town guess to check out one of the tours. We had a great time despite the cold weather. John and Chelsea were fantastic tour guides, we learned so much about OTR history from them. You get to see parts of the city you would never know... More 

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