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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
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Ybor City Loves Raymond--and he loves it back

Raymond is a gem as a tour guide, I am not a tour kinda person but this one is rich with history... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
kiddogo
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Excellent

This is just a fantastic tour and the guide is excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed it, and can't wait... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
beth ann k
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Halstead, Kansas
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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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“lonnie herman” (34 reviews)
“come alive” (16 reviews)
“great tour” (24 reviews)
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Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
Historic Ybor
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"lonnie herman"
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"great tour"
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"rich history"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"shady spots"
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"his passion"
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Raymond is a gem as a tour guide, I am not a tour kinda person but this one is rich with history, great food and beverages and well worth the price. Raymond is a great guy, so unassuming yet with a rich understanding of the...More

Thank kiddogo
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This is just a fantastic tour and the guide is excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed it, and can't wait to do the haunted tour.

Thank beth ann k
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

I was down in Tampa for the weekend with friends and one of them wanted to go on a walking tour. This one got good reviews on Trip Advisor and it didn't disappoint! Max was our guide. He made it fun and interesting and he...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This is a must do event for anyone visiting this area (or living here). Our guide Lonnie Herman, Lonnie@YborWalkingTours.com, 813-505-6779) was knowledgeable, entertaining and very gracious. He managed to keep us out of the hot sun the whole time. There is so much history and...More

Thank swstah
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We went on the historic food tour and want especially thank Raymond the tourguide again for his efforts. You can tell this man loves his job and is a very authentic person. After the tour we had a great chat which really touched us. About...More

Thank fravial
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We purchased the history and food tour via Groupon Best purchase for out of town visitors and us! Raymond was our guide and he was great! He show his love of Ybor City by sharing its rich history and culture Wonderful stories and great food...More

Thank Rich D
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Ybor city is actually a section of the city of Tampa. Settled by Vincente Martinez-Ybor,who build the city from a swamp to a maga cigar production industry. Lonnie Hermann guided us through the history of the ethnic development of the city and the impact of...More

Thank johnrut17
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Pat is knowledgeable about Ybor City. This is an excellent tour. What a wonderful history lesson on people living together without prejudices. Cubans, Germans, Italians all respecting each other’s beliefs and life styles for a better life through hard work & respect. Why is this...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

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

1  Thank John F
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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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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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