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The OFFICIAL Ybor City Ghost Tour

#13 of 80 Tours in Tampa
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Address: 7th Ave and 16th st., Tampa, FL 33605
Phone Number: +1 813-386-3905
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As the sun sets, the restless souls of Ybor City's past begin to stir. Join...

As the sun sets, the restless souls of Ybor City's past begin to stir. Join us on a two hour tour to learn their stories as you walk the streets of this historic town with your guide.Tours begin at 6:30 p.m.Monday through Wednesday and 8 p.m. on every other night. Reservations are required. $25. per adult.

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Frightfully Fun!

We went on this tour on Halloween night and we enjoyed this tour very much. You will learn so much history of what and how this city came into existence. You will walk through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tara A

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Cleveland, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very, very dissatisfied. I picked this tour because it had such great reviews all across the web but I am so unhappy. We are vacationing about 45 minutes outside of Tampa and we made one trip into the city on Monday. We intended to do the tour that night. So we checked the online calender and went to reserve our... More 

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mcgregpub, Owner at The OFFICIAL Ybor City Ghost Tour, responded to this review

Sorry for this confusion - all tours are paid for at the time of booking, in advance, with a credit card. Without a confirmed reservation, as it says on the website, you are taking a chance that you will not be able to tour. Sorry for the mix-up. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on this tour on Halloween night and we enjoyed this tour very much. You will learn so much history of what and how this city came into existence. You will walk through history and and hear stories that are so amazing. This is definitely a tour visitors and residents should experience.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have taken several ghost tours across the country and this one stood out. John was great telling the stories of Ybor's past and touring the Circulo Cubano was incredible. I had no idea we would be able to get into the building and having EMF readers was an extra bonus. A very cool experience, if you're in the area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Went on the tour yesterday and had a great time all thanks the our guide Greg I recommend it to all you will have fun

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The ghost tour was great! Our guide was a brilliant actor, he really told the stories well and made the experience really spooky. It was a great way to spend the night, touring Ybor city and hearing about its history. The tour covers a couple of places that were featured on Ghost Hunters, and the last place they take you... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great historical overview of the city. I thoroughly enjoyed our guide and the stories he provided to us. Great "story by the campfire" atmosphere. I would highly recommend. My tour guide was joe howden.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Our ghost host, Joe Howden, was incredibly knowledgable, intelligent, witty, and made the evening enjoyable and fun for us all. You also get a fascinating history lesson about Ybor City and it's gangster past. Our group especially enjoyed going into the very haunted Cuban Club and detecting spirits with our hand held energy detecting devices which Mr. Howden supplied. There's... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Bring your camera and flick the flash on because you will be presented with photo opp's everywhere you turn. The history that we took away from the tour was fantastic. Snap pictures while the stories are being told, because the only building you go in is the Cuban Club, which is stunning in itself. But know there is lots of... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Very safe and fun tour of Ybor Cities ghosts. My family had a scream! The tour guide was helpful and informative. My 12 yr old and his friend, we're having fun taking pictures and looking for orbs. Make sure you bring your camera. I would recomend this to everyone.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide Greg was absolutely very knowledgeable, entertaining, and complete with is guide of the ghost tour. Lots of history was disclosed and was a very interesting tour.

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