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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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Queen City Underground Tour

My best friend got me tickets for the tour for Christmas. A group of 5 of us took the tour on July 11, 2015. We were not disappointed. John and Trina, our guides, did an excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Springfield, Ohio
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Springfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My best friend got me tickets for the tour for Christmas. A group of 5 of us took the tour on July 11, 2015. We were not disappointed. John and Trina, our guides, did an excellent job giving us copious amounts of history of the OTR area. Please be sure to tip your guides generously when you go, as they... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I grew up in Southwestern Ohio and have been visiting relatives in Cincinnati since childhood. My cousin suggested this tour for a recent visit, and it was a great idea. It's a walking tour, about two hours in length. The group was surprisingly large, but well-managed. Our tour guide, Craig, was excellent. He really knew the history of the fascinating... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was an interesting tour of the brewery history in Cincinnati. The "underground" visit does not disappoint. Guide was knowledgeable & entertaining. I really enjoyed seeing the grave markers that were located in the basement of the church.

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I found the tour guides well informed, their stories well researched, and their locations well chosen. Well worth the time time and money.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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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Address: 1332 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 41042
Phone Number: +1 859-951-8560
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati

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