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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
+1 813-505-6779
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The Current and Past of Ybor City

My Uncle came to visit me from Portugal and I decided to show him the historic town of Ybor City... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Briana L
More than I hoped for

I knew of course I'd learn some interesting information about Ybor City's history, but I didn't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John F
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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
Historic Ybor
+1 813-505-6779

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Uncle came to visit me from Portugal and I decided to show him the historic town of Ybor City. We were lucky we came in August (much hotter) but a private tour of the historic town of Ybor City. We walked and Lonnie painted...More

Thank Briana L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I knew of course I'd learn some interesting information about Ybor City's history, but I didn't know it would be told in such a captivating way. Lonnie knows his stuff, and tailored the tour to our group, encouraging questions, and pacing it well for us....More

Thank John F
Reviewed 16 July 2017

At first, I was not excited about the tour. Walking in the Florida heat was not my idea of a good time. However, once we got started my attention was captured and the heat was no longer my focus. Our tour guide Mr. Lonnie Herman...More

Thank kaec87
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My wife set this tour up for me and my 12 & 15 year old kids for Father's Day afternoon. Mr Lonnie Herman provided a story-like tour that kept us very entertained even though we've lived in the Tampa area since '04. Despite Ybor's usual...More

Thank WarmWeatherPlease013
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have been on a lot of walking tours in my life. What Lonnie Herman does is totally unique and unforgettable. To begin with, don't fear doing this in the Summer. I was with my wife and it was 95 degrees. We survived quite well....More

Thank pablocollier
Reviewed 17 May 2017

To be honest at first I didn't think much about doing this but my wife said it looks interesting and fun. WOW i am so glad I went as not only do you learn, but our guide was so entertaining and fun to be with....More

1  Thank Skynyrdnation
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I are new to Tampa, and I've been wanting to take this tour for months. We've been down to Ybor City quite a few times to enjoy the nightlife, comedy club and Columbia restaurant, but Max gave us a fascinating view into...More

Thank TheVogels
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Visited Ybor City last weekend and very much enjoyed the Historic Walking Tour with Max Herman. Max was an enthusiastic and knowledgeable young man who enjoyed relating this fascinating knowledge of this unique community. Wish we could have had more time to learn more. I...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We toured with Max Herman this week and had a great time. Very knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We never realized the extent of the history of this area of Tampa but it was fascinating!

Thank Fred152
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Have lived in Tampa for 8 years and have been to Ybor City many times, but taking the tour with friends staying with us was a great experience. Learned so much about the history of Ybor, Max made it come alive. Highly suggest this if...More

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Barry G
3 May 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.
28 December 2016|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a great guide.
18 January 2016|
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Response from Christina W | Reviewed this property |
I would say a walker would be hard as it does cover a lot of territory up and down curbs and stairs to a few locations. Although unfortunate for you, one of the historic notes about Ybor is that the curbs are made of... More