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Ghost Tour of Old Monterey

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Address: 290 Figueroa St, Monterey, CA 93940-2422
Phone Number: +1 831-624-1700
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Relive the Fantastic Tales of Old MontereyOnce the capitol of Mexican...

Relive the Fantastic Tales of Old MontereyOnce the capitol of Mexican California, Old Monterey was the center of fiestas and balls, the glamour of dashing Spanish horsemen and the throb of guitars played by romantic suitors. It was also a town of intrigue, murder, swindles and shipwrecks.Epic lives full of lost treasures, found romance, and amazing adventures. Visit the sites of the ghost in the garden, ancient burial grounds, hidden treasure, hauntings, hangings and frequent ghostly sightings.This 90 minute trolley tour, led by longtime residents and local historians, will bring you into a Monterey that few alive today have seen.

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The Spookiest Fun You'll Ever Have!!

The tour guide, Gary, is worth the price of the ticket himself. He is lively and animated; his stories are, at times, hilarious, and at times rather sad; but, always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2012
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Salinas, California

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2012

The tour guide, Gary, is worth the price of the ticket himself. He is lively and animated; his stories are, at times, hilarious, and at times rather sad; but, always captivating!! You ride around town in a beautiful street trolley as he takes you from place to place and regales you with the history and legends of each site. And,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

This tour was great! The tour guide even better, I would definitely recommend it and will do it again! Happy ghost hunting!

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2012

So much fun! We are from Southern California and went on the tour during Spring Break. We were completely enthralled the entire trip. The trolley is a really fun experience, especially if you get on with a fun group (which we did). Gary is a great story teller! So much so that my two twelve year olds wouldn't get out... More 

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Pacific Grove, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

The history of Monterey was very cool, particularly the story of Tiburcio Vasquez. But as far as a ghost tour, it wasn't really spooky or anything. Lots of good history about old Monterey, and murders/suicides that occurred here, and the owner is a nice enough guy, but you could spend the $30 on a bottle of booze and some old... More 

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monterey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2012

We had a great time! We got lots of good evidence and pictures and will definitely be going back to these locations to do a little investigating of our own. The tour guide was a really fun guy and I hope he keeps doing this for many years to come :) I would definitely recommend this tour to others!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2012

We went on Monterey ghost trolley over the Easter break, really great 90mins, provides a little bit of history, with great creepy ghost stories. The guide is very interactive with the group and you are only a small group, good fun for adults and kids!!

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Madera
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2012

We had a great time on this tour. Our guide was very knowledgable and told some great stories about numerous things, especially the places we visited. It did rain, which added to the atmosphere, but wasn't so good for exploring. All in all, we had a great time and I would recommend it to others.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

After living in Monterey for two and a half years....we finally took the tour. I learned more about the history of monterey in 90 minutes than I had in over two years. Our guide was very entertaining and knowledgable. It was a wonderful night out! The trolley was very comfortable and clean.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

I loved the history aspect of the tour and there was definitely a spook factor that came along with it. The tour guide knew his stuff and was very enthusiastic about it. A great was to spend an evening in Monterey.

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Monterey, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

Gary the tour guide was the best! He added a weekday tour to accommodate my birthday plans. My friends can be chatty, and get distracted easily, he had no trouble keeping everyone's attention with his great historical and chilly stories of Monterey. I have lived in Monterey county almost all of my life and did not know much of Monterey's... More 

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