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Bruce Bell Tours: So much of Toronto's history is either buried under parking lots or confined to dusty history books hidden on the top shelves of libraries or just plain forgotten. Using his wealth of knowledge and experience well known historian...more
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110 The Esplanade Suite 906 | 91 Front Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bruce is very passionate about Toronto and its history and it shows in how he presents the tour! Very knowledgeable about the history and he made it an entertaining learning experience. I highly recommend anyone who wants a fun tour of Toronto to go with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Dave! Much appreciated. Bruce

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only regret is that I only had one tour with him. He was informative, interesting, and great fun to listen to and learn from.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, we'll do it again soon !

Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Former actor Bruce Bell does a terrific job with this tour, not only providing a thorough an entertaining overview of the St. Lawrence Market itself, but also covering the nearby church and streetscape. As much a history tour as a Market tour, Bruce was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thanks Mark, it was a pleasure meeting you both and I hope we can do it again! All the best, Bruce

Reviewed August 29, 2018

My husband and I had just a couple of days in Toronto early this month and so wanted to make the most of our stay. We took a tour with Bruce, beginning with St Lawrence Market. I am a wheelchair user and Bruce made sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you so much! I am honoured by your kind words. I hope we can do it again if you should visit Toronto again. Cheers,

Reviewed July 4, 2018

Bruce has one of the most interesting tours of a city from a different perspective. He has been thee de facto historian of Toronto for a number of years and has placed plaques at historical sites throughout the city to share events that warrant attention....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your positive review! Much appreciated.... BB

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Our group of 4 have traveled through 7 countries and 14 US Cities with private guides. We all agree, Bruce was simply the best, hands down. He was knowledgable, understanding, patient, fun, an excellent teacher and absolutely delightful. We are all retired or almost retired...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words! Wonderful people like you make my job all the easier. Very much appreciated and I hope we can do it all again in the near future.... Bruce

Reviewed April 16, 2018

We had a group of international colleagues in town for a conference and, after some research online, decided a tour with Bruce would be a great way to show them around our city. Firstly, Bruce was very easy to get in touch with - after...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you so much!! I am so happy everyone had a good time. Your kind words are very much appreciated...

Reviewed February 26, 2018

Long time residents of Toronto, we decided to book this tour to learn a bit more about our city. We thought we knew a lot, but Bruce knew a whole lot more! Bruce is friendly and very knowledgeable of the city. We booked our tour...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Thank you for such a positive review! We really were lucky with the weather being January. I hope we can do it again in the future, BB

Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend a part of your day! Bruce is a great guy and we had a wonderful time. He was on time, gave us a an amazing tour of the St. Lawrence Market and surrounding area. We all were very happy!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Thanks! It was a special day for all of us in so many ways..... I hope we can do another tour in the near future,

Reviewed April 7, 2017

My husband and I joined Bruce this morning for the St. Lawrence Market walking tour. It was, and will remain, the highlight of our visit to Toronto - and a forever memory. Bruce is not merely a tour guide - he is a historian of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bell Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017

Thank you so much for such a wonderful review! I am so glad you both had a great time as it was a pleasure to meet you and show you around my favorite part of my city.

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