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Haunted Tales of Downtown Los Angeles

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Haunted Tales of Downtown Los Angeles

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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Commune with the ghosts of Los Angeles past during this 2-hour guided walking tour celebrating the haunted history of the city’s downtown. This sun-drenched California city may seem like nothing but good times and care-free vibes, but it harbors a wealth of dark secrets. Discover the dark side of the City of Angels as told through its most infamous murders, unsolved crimes and baffling mysteries. As you walk you’ll learn about highlights like the Chinatown Massacre of 1871, the L.A. Times bombing, the tale of the Black Dahlia and more.
  • Explore the spooky history of downtown Los Angeles during this haunted walking tour
  • Learn the surprising dark side that hides beneath the glamorous facade of this sun-kissed city
  • Discover some of the city's most gruesome murders, unsolved crimes, and strange mysteries
  • Revisit events like the Chinatown Massacre of 1871, L.A. Times bombing, and the story of the Black Dahlia
  • Great way to explore a different side of Los Angeles culture
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Gratuities
Metro Rail fare if returning to the starting point.

Departure Point

424 N Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

We meet outside of the Pico House (424 N. Main Street 90012) off Olvera Street plaza. Nearest Metro Rail station - Union Station off the Metro Red, Purple or Gold Lines. Parking - private lots near the meeting point along Main Street. Rates will vary.

Departure Time

6:30 PM

Return Details

532 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

Note: The tour ends at Pershing Square (532 S. Olive Street 90013), which is a 25 minute walk or a two stop Metro Rail ride back to the starting point. Rail fare is not included with price of tour. The guide can point you in the direction.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Note: The tour ends at Pershing Square (532 S. Olive Street 90013), which is a 25 minute walk or a two stop Metro Rail ride back to the starting point. Rail fare is not included with price of tour. The guide can point you in the direction.
  • Parental guidance is advised due to the nature of the stories and graphics shown during the tour
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY LA Walking Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Haunted Tales of Downtown Los Angeles?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

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star-5
Great tour
Benjamin_B
, Sep 2021
Neel our tour guide was awesome! A wealth of information. I would definitely recommend this tour. Keep in mind this is a walking tour. So,wear your best running or walking shoes.
star-5
Fantastic Tour
Paul_H
, Sep 2021
My wife and I are LA residents, but wanted to see a different side of downtown. Neel made the haunted and macabre side of Hollywood come to life for us. Highly recommended!
star-5
Los Angeles will blow you away
Stacey_B
, Sep 2021
This tour is one of my favorites of all time. I highly recommend for anyone who loves true crime. You learn about unsolved mysteries, history of building and myths that turned out to be true. This tour came complete with videos and articles to back up all the information. Los Angeles will blow you away....
star-5
Great date night
Jason_B
, Sep 2021
Had a great time walking around the area and hearing the creepy, scary stories that happened over the years
star-5
Amazing!
Angelic_M
, Aug 2021
It was a really good tour. Loved the tour guides enthusiasm and just over all was a fun experience. The tour guide even stayed after until my friends and I got safely into an Uber. Overall great experience. Would definitely do another tour again.
star-5
Good look at downtown from the mass murder perspective
Amy_J
, Aug 2021
It was hard to choose between the Hollywood and the downtown ghost tours, so I did both. Hollywood was more about ghosts. The downtown tour was historically interesting and complex. The guide has done a lot of research on the history of LA and covers the downtown from the atrocities of the early settlers up through the Black Dahlia and serial killers of recent years. The last hour of the tour focuses on the bloody history of the famous downtown hotels. Our group was small, which was really nice because we could hear everything and we never had to worry about keeping up.
star-5
Love the LA Dark Tour!
Nnah
, Jul 2021
I loved it! As a native I thought I knew everything about this city, but even I was surprised by some of the stories! Our host was very well informed, engaging, and entertaining. It'll be an awesome activity for visitors!
star-5
7.23.2021 #1 Haunted/Ghost Tour in LA!
Deborah_W
, Jul 2021
❤️ BEST tour guide Neel and MOST informed guide for Haunted ghost tales in LA by far! Just know with Neel, you are safe, comfortable and at the end of tour? Your NOT left wondering how or what direction you need to go home ❤️
star-5
Awesome thing to try when in LA.
Ibaad_R
, Jul 2021
Great tour. Guide was excellent, and there was a good bit of history built in as well. Would absolutely try other tours from this agency.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-4
Fun and informative. Lots to google later!
RCT_I
, Jun 2021
Some haunting “stuff”, but also some “underground” history. A good blend. Wear good shoes for walking. Took us a full 2 hours.
1 traveler found this review helpful

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