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Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery

  • Walk San Francisco’s haunted streets on a 75-minute nighttime tour
  • Hear stories of the Tenderloin’s horrifying past under the cover of dark
  • Visit some of downtown’s spookiest sites while a guide shares their history
Haunted SF: Ghosts, Murder and Mystery
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Experience San Francisco’s haunted history on this after-dark walking tour. For 75 minutes, a guide leads you down frightening alleys and through mysterious downtown landmarks while telling stories about the infamous crimes that shaped the City by the Bay. This themed history excursion is perfect for anyone over the age of 10 who appreciates an unusual experience and relishes seeing a beloved city in a darker, more unsettling light.
What to Expect
Meet your guide in Union Square to begin your spooky tour of San Francisco’s downtown and Tenderloin neighborhoods. Then, prepare to get swept up in the horror as your guide tells unnerving tales of unsolved murders, paranormal activity, notorious criminals, shady brothels and brazen assassins.

You’ll walk to the famed St. Francis Hotel, where legendary figures from Hollywood and politics stayed and sometimes died under mysterious circumstances. Learn how the gritty Tenderloin got its name and visit the site of a dramatic suicide that cast a long shadow over downtown.

As the tour circles back to Powell Street and the haunted Union Square Hotel, you’ll visit the Curran Theater murder site, see where the Zodiac Killer found his final victim, and stop at the location where Tessie Wall ran her ill-famed brothel. You'll never see San Francisco the same way.
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Reviewed yesterday
Highly recommended!

I'd never taken a ghost tour before and I must say that this really set the bar high. I had an amazing time and Mary Vice was just spectacular! She's a great storyteller and overall a really nice person. I definitely recommend it to anyone...More

Thank Sofía G
Reviewed 5 days ago
A real murderinos' delight!

Mary Vice, our tour guide was fabulous! My sister's and i have been on lots of ghost tours in many different cities and this is one of our favorites. Great stories that were really well told, I highly recommend them and will probably take one...More

Thank hubcap750
Reviewed 1 week ago
Highly Recommended Tour

Mary Vice was an amazing tour guide who has the perfect mix of facts, stories and comedy. Her stories were gripping and entertaining. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in finding out more about the haunted past of SF or just to...More

Thank Info G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Educational and informative tour

This tour, given by Mary was overall very educational and informative. You are given a lot of historical/trivial information in a 1 hour and 15 minute timeframe. I have to commend Mary. She was very knowledgeable and spoke well. I definitely recommend this tour.

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 1 week ago
Best Way to See the Downtown Area!

This tour mixed spooky stories, dark alleys, decadent hotel scenes, and some silliness together for a wonderful evening. The downtown area of San Francisco can be appear a little cookie-cutter on the surface, but this tour gets into the district's seedy past. The lovely Mary...More

Thank Mollie C
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20 May 2018|
Response from hubcap750 | Reviewed this property |
No, but we did walk through a hotel and there were steps involved.
16 May 2018|
Response from Dumdoc | Reviewed this property |
Our tour started at 8:30, but that was 6 weeks ago. I don't know if they adjust it for sunset.
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