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Shanghai Tunnel Tours

NW 3rd Avenue, Hobo's Restaraunt, between Couch and Davis, Portland, OR
+1 503-622-4798
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Portland underground Tunnels/ Hobo restaurant restrooms have a scarier feel.

Do not waste your time and money this tour is so boring, very disappointed by this. Not even scary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karina N
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Ghosts are said to still haunt this...

We enjoyed our visit of the Old Portland Underground, better known locally as the "Shanghai... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OhWowMan
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Anchorage, Alaska
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NW 3rd Avenue, Hobo's Restaraunt, between Couch and Davis, Portland, OR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not waste your time and money this tour is so boring, very disappointed by this. Not even scary sux.

Thank Karina N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit of the Old Portland Underground, better known locally as the "Shanghai Tunnels!" Fascinating. These were a unique network of passages and thoroughfares that were used by unscrupulous individuals called "shanghaiiers" or "crimps", in addition to "white slavers" who grabbed women and...More

Thank OhWowMan
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great piece of history for Portland. What went on in those days is one of those parts of history that shouldn't be swept under the carpet. The location is fascinating and I learned a lot but there are a couple of things...More

1  Thank MrsBaum
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We went on the tour of the Underground. It was fantastic. We were not sure what we were going to learn while we were down there. You get a lot of history about the past the city is trying to hide. I highly recommend checking...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 23 March 2017

History, Scandals, Ghosts...sign me up! This is such a fascinating tour, learning about the hidden, seedy past of Portland. I had no idea these tunnels were here when I moved to Portland. In living here, I would hear so many stories about the tunnels, that...More

Thank stacigetzit
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Expected a walking tour underneath a part of the city. In reality you're only doing a little walking around underneath the restaurant where the tours start. The tour lasts about 100 minutes, most of which you're listening to stories. It's a neat gimmick but adjust...More

Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Men were drugged by shanghaiers and sold to sailing ship captains as slaves; some never returned and those who did were never the same. White slavers kidnapped women and forced them into a life of prostitution, and they died of it. I stepped into one...More

1  Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Everyone should take this tour to get both a good look at the interesting history of Portland. Shanghai'ing was alive and well in this city from mid-1800s to mid-1900s. It was surreal to stand in the cell where kidnapped men had be held captive and...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Underground. Was warm. Guide was great but of course everything he said started with last week I saw. Lots of good stories. They have hanging lights so it's a dimly lite tunnel. I really felt like we only went in a 50ft circle but it...More

Thank dancingsoccermom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great thing to do, very interesting tour through historic underground Portland! Highly recommended! Not for young children under the age of 12. Pretty spooky but more on the fascination side. Incredible piece of history

Thank mike l
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Tonia D
how much does it cost
30 October 2015|
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Response from Dixon9717 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly what it costs but remember it was reasonable. Look up Portlandtunnels should find the exact price.
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