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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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Our guide Max Herman was very informative, personable and answered all of our questions. He was... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
678josephv
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East Marion, New York
Fabulous Ybor City History Walking Tour

I was visiting nearby Tampa and decided to visit nearby Ybor City--easy trip using the local street... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Nancy W
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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
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+1 813-505-6779
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Our guide Max Herman was very informative, personable and answered all of our questions. He was very casual, but, with a wealth of knowledge about Ybor City and Tampa in general. I recommend this tour to anyone who wants a good overview of Ybor City...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I was visiting nearby Tampa and decided to visit nearby Ybor City--easy trip using the local street car. While in Ybor City I took the Ybor City Historic Walking Tour with Max Herman. Max is passionate about the history of the area and well informed...More

Thank Nancy W
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

My wife, 3 friends and I had a early dinner and then were wowed by Max Herman's Ghost Walking Tour. Max was so passionate in telling the story of Ybor City and the Ghosts that still haunt the historic places! One member of our group...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

My group had been to Ybor City multiple times previously but didn't know much about the history of the area. Lonnie was a great storyteller and weaved together a very cohesive tale of the town. It is a 2 hour tour so I would recommend...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Max Herman was an awesome tour guide! I learned so much about Ybor city from this tour and saw so many new sites even after living in Tampa for over 5 years.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is a 2 hour walking tour so be prepared with comfortable shoes and a bottle of water. I recommend a morning tour if the weather is hot. Lonnie was an excellent tour guide who knew everything about the history of Ybor City--it was amazing!

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Tampa on a business trip and Ybor City was one of the places we were encouraged to visit. We took the streetcar, hoping to catch the city market and have lunch. Beyond that, we had no real plan. After lunch, we were standing...More

1  Thank Carole C
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Booked this tour 2 days in advance, and you never know how it will work out. Lennie took us on a casual tour of this historic area of Tampa. He spook in a clear voice that my husband understood with heading aides, we took our...More

Thank Joan F
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A city built entirely from scratch by a Spanish immigrant to Cuba who decided at the last minute to move his thriving cigar business to the outskirts of Tampa? Mr. Ybor's dream included building thousands of small cottages, sold to his workers interest-free for $700...More

Thank Kay W
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lonnie, is extremely knowledgeable about his History of Ybor City. I was part of a group of 8 people. We all enjoyed the tour and learned so much. Lonnie has excellent delivery and presentation skills. He made each of us feel important and answered all...More

Thank Pat M
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Diane K
2 May 2018|
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Response from Nathan W | Reviewed this property |
It costs $20 per person and the number to find and schedule a tour is 813-505-6779.
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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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28 December 2016|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a great guide.
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