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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
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Enjoyable

Very much enjoyed our tour of Ybor. Lonnie, our tour guide made the history of Ybor interesting... read more

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khedges735
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Amazing Tour of Ybor!

Did this tour with a group of family and friends on a Sunday afternoon. Our Tour Guide, Max was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Geri P
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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very much enjoyed our tour of Ybor. Lonnie, our tour guide made the history of Ybor interesting. He's a very good storyteller.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Did this tour with a group of family and friends on a Sunday afternoon. Our Tour Guide, Max was absolutely amazing! He was enthusiastic, funny, and somehow managed to turn History into a fun and interactive experience. The Tour is only about 60-90 minutes so...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Ybor City tour is wonderful. Max was so knowledgeable about Ybor City and Florida in general. Ybor City is a wonderful place and knowing more about it just makes me want to visit with out of town friends and show off how much I...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Max gave us the tour. He’s amazziiiinggg! He has sooo much knowledge and passion for the city and he’s super funny and entertaining. Recommend 100% !!🤗

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been to Ybor several times, but never really knew much about the history of this quaint city. We reserved the night before, using a form on their website, and arrived just before the designated time. We travel a lot and like to do walking...More

1  Thank UnoMasFla
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing tour by Max. You can tell he loves what he does and brings it to every tour. By bringing the history alive in such detail that kept you wanting to know more. When it comes to the ghost he told the stories...More

2  Thank Claudia C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amanda and I love Lonnie! I just had my third "walk around" with this great father/son team. Any time we have visitors from out of town (we live an hour south in Sarasota) I take them straight to Lonnie and he's never disappointed us. If...More

1  Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

don't miss the historic walking tour in ybor city, tampa fl. max gave us the best tour we have ever had. we walked away with more knowledge of the roots of ybor city. max give a lively and chronological story line that is fun, funny...More

1  Thank JMR829
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having grown up in the area and spent a decent amount of time in Ybor City, I never really paid attention to the history of the area. Max Herman was an interesting guide who offered really good insight into the spirit of the events and...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a delightful few hours walking through Historic Ybor City, the historic district of Tampa, FL. For these northerners, it was a fascinating trip through the birthplace of modern-day Tampa, from it's Cuban beginnings to it's beautiful architecture, to it's social history. Our guide,...More

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Barry G
4 May 2017|
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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.
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Tom_and_Judy_9
28 December 2016|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a great guide.
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NEKingdomer
19 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
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