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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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Local guide
424 N Main St , 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. Nearest Parking - Union Station (800 N. Alameda Street 90012), 10 minute walk.

6:30 PM
532 S Olive St , 532 S Olive St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

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
  • 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
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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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Traveler Tips


  • "This is an offbeat tour that is packed with great stories and legends surrounding downtown L.A. An absolute must when visiting L.A." See review
  • "If you're stuck on tours to choose then we can well recommend you choose this one." See review

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star-4
Fabulous tour. The tour...
shannon_s
, Nov 2021
Fabulous tour. The tour guide was amazing. The tour didn’t stop where we started so we had to walk through skid row by ourselves for 30 mins alone n in LA unexpectedly. This was my first time in downtown LA and it was just me and my sister. Everything else was amazing!!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thanks for joining us! The tour does not end where it starts and should have been noted on the ticket. We repeat this information again at the start of the tour so people are made aware.
star-5
Haunted Tales was a great...
Liz_J
, Nov 2021
Haunted Tales was a great evening. Neel was a perfect guide! He kept us captivated with his stories, highlighted them with pictures, and was so informative. I definitely recommend this tour.
star-5
Well done!
Cathleen_M
, Oct 2021
Neil is a very informative guide. He took us to the nuclear fallout shelter and described in detail the length and direction.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Neel is an awesome tour guide
Shivaan_M
, Oct 2021
Lots of fun with a well educated tour guide that knew a lot about the city and it’s dark history. Would definitely recommend.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
10/10
Alexandra_V
, Oct 2021
A great tour jam-packed with interesting facts and information! We loved that tour really stuck to the history and grim stories of Los Angeles — no cheesy “ghost” moments. We learned a lot and would definitely recommend to anyone considering a walking tour!
star-5
Adventure w a friend
Tabitha_O
, Oct 2021
Our tour guide Neel was very informative and personable. Didn’t feel like a tour, felt like a fun adventure with a friend. The tour was for my soon to be 9year old sons bday, he’s fascinated w ghosts. This tour did not disappoint. Best part was all the information was real, it actually happened.
star-5
A dream of old LA
Marina_S
, Sep 2021
We were running alittle late but our guide Neel waited for us. I love the more intimate tour with only one other couple walking with us. I checked a haunted toured of LA of my bucket list! It was a great and fun experience
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....

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