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Haunted Walk of Toronto

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Address: 305A-56 the Esplanade, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1A7, Canada
Phone Number: +1 416-238-1473
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Ghosts, graveyards, hangings and haunts. From the old military town of York...

Ghosts, graveyards, hangings and haunts. From the old military town of York to the metropolitan city of today, discover Toronto's darker history. Stroll along the haunted cobblestone streets of the historic Distillery District by lantern light. Visit the old hanging grounds near the St. Lawrence Market, where many a rebel, and perhaps a few innocent souls, met with a gruesome end.

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Awesome walk😀

Carolyn was absolutely an amazing storyteller! This tour is exciting and kept myself and my 10 year old enthralled! Thank you

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Carolyn was absolutely an amazing storyteller! This tour is exciting and kept myself and my 10 year old enthralled! Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a fun and different way of experiencing an unfamiliar city. We took our two kids and they enjoyed it too. The guide was a great storyteller and you could tell he was very invested in the finding great stories and evidence to share on the tour. A lot of fun. I would definitely recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We got to see areas of downtown Toronto that we had never seen before. Very interesting. Pasquel (not sure of spelling) was very good and added a dramatic touch to the stories.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a family "girls" weekend in downtown Toronto on August 20/16. One of the activities we chose was the Haunted Walk. It was most enjoyable and interesting with fascinating historical facts. Carolyn, our guide, was wonderful, providing a very animated commentary at each stop along the route. Even though I have lived in the Toronto area all my life,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fun way to spend an evening but" wear your walking shoes".. Not really frightening.. very casual historic type info , no actual haunted experiences..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A fun, old-fashioned stroll through years of Toronto gone-by, filled with a nice balance of spook stories and interesting city history too. Great value, and our tour guide was especially engaging and knowledgeable. Make sure to wear comfortable footwear too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I took two 1.5-hour tours with Haunted Walk. The first was the "Time Travel" tour with an entertaining and knowledgeable "pirate captain" played by Dwayne. He led the three of us through the center of Toronto, bringing us to sites where important events occurred and then, using a device with a lot of flashing lights and having us shake the... More 

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Innisfil, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our haunted evening with Caroline as our guide and story teller. Fascinating tales of Toronto from bygone years I had never heard. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Toronto. Get the girls together and book. Hoping to perhaps do a Halloween one next.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great 90 minutes exploring some sights in Old Toronto and learning some history with the added twist of ghosts! Our guide Carolyn was very engaged and knowledgeable. Great value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really loved the walk! The guide (Dwayne) was great. The stories are scary! I recommend it witout hesitation! 90 minutes of fun!

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