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Haunted Walk of Ottawa

#3 of 41 Tours in Ottawa
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Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
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Address: 46 1/2 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A8, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-232-0344
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Ghosts and the Gallows tour

I found the Ghosts and the Gallows tour very intresting. I went with my family and everyone had a great time we walked from Sparks Street to the old jail house witch is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I found the Ghosts and the Gallows tour very intresting. I went with my family and everyone had a great time we walked from Sparks Street to the old jail house witch is supposedly the most haunted place in Canada and on our way thier we would stop at different locations and the tour guide would tell us a ghost... More 

Thank Carolyn_Ender
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Throughout the week I was in Ottawa I went on 3 tours; ghost and gallows, crime and punishment, and the original haunted walk. All I can say is that all 3 of these tours are so cool and interesting. There's the perfect balance of history and scary stories in all these tours. Though I must say my favourite one is... More 

Thank bluesmile010
Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We recently visited Ottawa as first time visitors to the area. We loved the history and totally enjoyed the Ghost and Gallows Haunted Walk on one of the evenings we were there. Our tour guide, (unfortunately, we both forgot his name) was excellent. We went on Wednesday, August 17, at 8:00 p.m. so hopefully management will know who it was... More 

Thank Darla J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the original haunted walk and Bianca was our guide for the evening. We thoroughly enjoyed the stories Bianca had to tell and appreciated the links to Ottawa's history. We were in town with teenagers and this was a great evening activity. Enjoyed by all!

Thank TeamStingray
London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are from out of town and had heard about the walk from friends. Having toured all of the major attractions, we decided this would be our final one, on whim and are so glad we did. We got to see parts of the city we would have never known about and heard some very interesting tales. Our guide was... More 

Thank shelkel2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After living in Ottawa for nearly 30 years we finally made the time to go on the Original Haunted Walk. Our tour guide was excellent. It was made it ever more enjoyable is that it was a dark, gloom and overcast night. We will be going on some of the other tours offered.

Thank John A
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour was very interesting and enjoyable. The night was foggy and eerie so it added to the atmosphere. It was very dark at the facilities so they provided flashlights for everyone - but young children afraid of the dark may have a hard time with it. Our tour guide, Megan, was very good at relaying the stories to us in... More 

Thank Jennifer G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour, our guide Patrick was great and informative His attire and look fitted the role perfect, spoke clearly and looked after everyone The jail was the high lite and he never complained when I waited for pictures with no tourists in them making me be the trailing last guest out

1 Thank Peter R
Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was a great experience because our tour guide Patrick made it fun and entertaining. We made about 8 stops with the last one being at the Jail and that was the best location. If you get Patrick please tip him after he really is a great guide.

1 Thank CaptainAmigo81
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an ok tour our guide Robin wasn't hugely entertaining ( isn't that what you pay almost 70 with tax for?) I could go to a movie for cheaper and be entertained. Robin was a very nice girl but just needs to work a little on a more entertaining story telling. Please also too if you wouldn't mind a... More 

Thank Nancy R

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