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“Best tour in Richmond”

Eerie Nights Ghost Tour
Ranked #21 of 32 Tours in Richmond
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Owner description: Join Eerie Nights for a walk through Richmond's Shockoe Bottom that you will never forget. You will be lead by our ghoul guides and told stories of the ghosts that haunt the city.
Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have taken ghost tours in Savannah, Charlotte, New Orleans, and another company in Richmond and by far this is the best our i have been on.

I had already been on one ghost tour in Richmond with Haunt of Richmond and left feeling very underwhelmed. This tour exceeded my expectations. I have attended tours in numerous cities so my expectations are high and this tour met them.

The guides we informative, theatrical. funny, spooky, and gracious. Thet really keep you wrapped up in the experience and I left wanting more.

I recommend this to any visitor to the city. It offers a great overall view of the city that you wont get by just driving through.

If you are going to go on a tour at night in Richmond, this is the one to take. It was simply fantastic.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed September 29, 2014

Some walking tours can be too long or too boorish. This was neither. Based on the stories (a few at each of about 7 stops), there seem to be a couple interesting encounters each month that happen during tours. Check your film/images closely! And the military discount makes this a definite tourist bargain must-do event. The guide is very knowledgeable and considerate (a comfortable walking pace and waiting for occasional street noise to diminish before talking)

Date of experience: September 2014
4  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
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Reviewed August 27, 2014

The guides were very funny, we used an on line voucher which gave us $3 off out tickets. This is the walking tour through the city at night, I took our 12 year old, and it was both interesting and slightly scary for her. It was very informative about the history of the gruesome past, they started at 17th Street Market which was the place where African Americans were sold as slaves, this was very real and sad but with painted faced ghoul guide it felt slightly uncomfortable but the guides were brilliant. One of them was very funny and she was so sensitive at the so called 'Negro' burial ground, she asked that people did not smoke or touch the walls in respect of the dead African American Slaves long past. We visited the Governors mansion, which was great for photos. We went to a church and walked around it, there was supposedly a terrible fire, we dashed across a roundabout which was more scary than anything. They spoke a lot by the canal/river telling us the terrible tales of poor people who drowned unnecessarily. Overall we had a good time, laughing listening and walking. Take water with you in summer and warm jacket in winter, good shoes - flats or sneakers/trainers.

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank Bee B
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Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Thought this might be fun but there was little information given and the only ghost was the guide. Could be a lot better but this may have been the guide we had. Not recommended.

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Reviewed November 21, 2013

My husband and I took this ghost tour on Halloween night. It was a fun ghost tour, and a different way to spend Halloween together! It's a good way to see part of downtown Richmond (including the canals), as well as to hear some of the more grisly stories about some of the supposedly haunted locales. The guides were fun and informative, and the girl even graced us with a haunted melody at the end, which went along with the tone of the evening perfectly. We haven't taken many ghost tours to compare it to, but we really enjoyed ourselves on this one!

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank Stephanie S
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