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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
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Great Tour

Thank you Max! So much fun learning about Ybor City. Rich in history and amazing people. We would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hei1946
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New Port Richey, Florida
Delightful & Educational Tour

We took the Ybor City Historic Walking Tour on our recent trip to Tampa and were delighted to learn... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen M
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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 Martinez-Ybor statue at Centro Ybor on Seventh Avenue. Call for current schedule.
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Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
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"lonnie herman"
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"rich history"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Max! So much fun learning about Ybor City. Rich in history and amazing people. We would highly recommend doing this tour or the haunted tour of the city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Ybor City Historic Walking Tour on our recent trip to Tampa and were delighted to learn so very much about Ybor City and about the beginnings of Tampa. The tour guide (Lonnie Herman) was very knowledgeable about the area and able to...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

Lonnie Herman is a very knowledgeable and friendly guide, a model of professionalism. His tour is very well organized, sightseeing and history goes hand in hand, never boring, always a fun. Lonnie cares about small details, he is dress like a Cuban gentleman, wearing a...More

Thank Alexander H
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Reviewed May 2, 2018

Max Herman is personable, charming and a great story teller. He has a seemingly inexhaustible knowledge of Ybor. The tour was an easy walk around a few blocks, and my group enjoyed an animated discourse on the history of the picturesque town.

Thank Ellen L
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our tour of Ybor. Lonnie, our tour guide made the history of Ybor interesting. He's a very good storyteller.

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

Did this tour with a group of family and friends on a Sunday afternoon. Our Tour Guide, Max was absolutely amazing! He was enthusiastic, funny, and somehow managed to turn History into a fun and interactive experience. The Tour is only about 60-90 minutes so...More

1  Thank Geri P
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

The Ybor City tour is wonderful. Max was so knowledgeable about Ybor City and Florida in general. Ybor City is a wonderful place and knowing more about it just makes me want to visit with out of town friends and show off how much I...More

1  Thank gemartinez2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Max gave us the tour. He’s amazziiiinggg! He has sooo much knowledge and passion for the city and he’s super funny and entertaining. Recommend 100% !!🤗

1  Thank Marissa M
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to Ybor several times, but never really knew much about the history of this quaint city. We reserved the night before, using a form on their website, and arrived just before the designated time. We travel a lot and like to do walking...More

1  Thank UnoMasFla
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing tour by Max. You can tell he loves what he does and brings it to every tour. By bringing the history alive in such detail that kept you wanting to know more. When it comes to the ghost he told the stories...More

2  Thank Claudia C
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Diane K
May 1, 2018|
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Response from Nathan W | Reviewed this property |
It costs $20 per person and the number to find and schedule a tour is 813-505-6779.
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Barry G
May 3, 2017|
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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.
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December 28, 2016|
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Yes, there is a great guide.
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