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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Ybor City Historic Walking Tours
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“lonnie herman”(37 reviews)
“come alive”(16 reviews)
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There is no better way to experience Ybor City than at streetlevel on foot. Come discover this vibrant and diverse city. Ourwalking tours explore the many layers of history that make up the fabric of Ybor City. Tours start from the Vicente...more
Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
Historic Ybor
+1 813-505-6779
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The original food tour was fantastic! Interesting history, great food, and Nicahabana Cigars has the best Cuban coffe I have ever had.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really interesting tour with a very enthusiastic and well informed guide. Would recommend to people of all ages

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sarahlD4519VW
Reviewed 5 days ago

Five of us enjoyed a tour with Lonnie yesterday and learned so much. From Mr. Ybor's background and involvement with the tobacco industry, to Jose Marty's relationship to the Cuban experience.I We walked and stopped at a pace that worked for all of us. Time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MickieB45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Max Herman does a wonderful job leading this tour of a very interesting area. He covers alot of material with some inside information that only a local would know. A great way to spend part of your time in the Tampa area...highly recommended!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FlashBack351
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lonnie was wonderful. He had very interesting stories and he was very knowledgeable. He responded to our questions with extra information. Don’t miss this great experience. .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Carol L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 5 really enjoyed our tour with Lonnie! He is a walking encyclopedia with incredible knowledge of the area, it’s founder, the immigrant groups who built it and the keys to a little slice of Cuba. Would definitely recommend a visit to Ybor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 579AnneB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the walking tour of Ybor City with Lonnie Herman. He knows so much about the history of this interesting city next to Tampa, Florida. History, architecture, stories of the people and events, he told it all and we saw so much. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasure! Informative, entertaining and a little exercise too. We’d been to Ybor City before but had only basic knowledge of its founding. Max was a terrific guide- gearing the tour to our small group’s interests, answering questions, tying together the various eras of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen E
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

If you’re a history buff, this 90 minute walking tour is a perfect venue. Our guide, Lonnie Herman, was great! We really appreciated his attention to details and his in-depth knowledge of Ybor. He’s also is a very entertaining story teller. It’s quite interesting to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brucev99900
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We had a wonderful time on the Ybor city historic walking tour. Our guide, Max, did an outstanding job showing and telling us the history of this fascinating area. I would highly recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Randy K
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Diane K
May 1, 2018|
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Response from 760nathanw | Reviewed this property |
It costs $20 per person and the number to find and schedule a tour is 813-505-6779.
Barry G
May 3, 2017|
Response from mcgregpub | Property representative |
Advance Reservations are required. The tour meets daily at 11 am except for Sunday at noon. Full info by calling 813-966-9966.
December 28, 2016|
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Response from annkV26UU | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a great guide.