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Ybor City Historic Walking Tours

Centro Ybor, 7th Avenue entrance, Tampa, FL 33629
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Ybor City Walking Tour

Max did an amazing job - we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and were amazed at the history of Ybor City... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
mrs0523
Good tour, interesting perspectives

We booked a group tour for a group of individuals who were at the Marriott Waterside for a meeting... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
B F
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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 14 March 2016

Max did an amazing job - we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and were amazed at the history of Ybor City - we all learned some new information and had a great time doing it. Even got a chance to stand on Cuban soil!!!

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Reviewed 14 March 2016

We booked a group tour for a group of individuals who were at the Marriott Waterside for a meeting. Our guide was Max, who met us at the hotel. He provided a great tour, explained a great deal of details about Mr. Ybor, the cigar...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Lonnie was a fantastic tour guide and has a wonderful approach to telling his stories that are full of history and interesting tidbits. He weaves this information throughout the leisurely and enjoyable stroll through the beautifully historic area of Ybor City. Our family has Cuban...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2016

Lonnie provided us with great history of Ybor City during the 2 hour tour. We had a group of red hat ladies 14 in all and he was very considerate to take the time in walking and explaining all the details. A must if you...More

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Very informative as well as entertaining experience! Lonnie does a great job of relating the story of Ybor City, providing a wealth of detail on the people and places that came together for a slice of history that will never be repeated. highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Our group of seven people took the tour of Ybor City on Feb 13th and all enjoyed it. We really got our money's worth. Lonnie showed us the sites and educated us on the fascinating history of Ybor City without being boring. The two hours...More

1  Thank embilsky
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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Lonnie brings the history of Ybor City alive. From the beginnings of Ybor, the people, the cigar industry and the politics-nothing is missed. This tour is a must do for anyone visiting. There is moderate walking yet Frequent stops so it is doable. Very enjoyable...More

1  Thank sam a
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

We are Tampa Bay residents and signed up for Lonnie's walking tour of Ybor City. It was excellent - we learned so much about Ybor and Tampa history, and Lonnie made it lots of fun. It was great to see Ybor City up close. I...More

1  Thank Fred J
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

Awesome! Lonnie was an exceptional tour guide. He wove a fascinating story for us. The connections between Ybor City and Cuba, as well as Spain, and Mr. Ybor himself, all were entertaining and informative.

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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We highly recommend this tour. We didn't have Lonnie, I think his name was Matt. He was very good, knowledgeable, engaging, liked answering questions. Learned a lot in a entertaining fashion.

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Barry G
3 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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18 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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