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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Boston provided by WalknTours

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Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Boston

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R 59,49
2 adults
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Updated 20/10/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Self-Guided Smartphone Ghost Walking Tour in Boston
This tour is smartphone guided (GPS) making it a great choice for social distancing.
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Updated 20/10/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
This is a Smartphone Guided ghost tour on our walking tour app. Go to the 10 1/2 Beacon St, press play and put your phone in your pocket. From there you are guided turn by turn along the spooky streets of Boston. 1 purchase works on 4 smartphones. This offers spooky narration, theatrically crafted and music infused tour you can take anytime. Contactless and social distance friendly. It's recommended to listen on headphones or earbuds. Also you can Listen on a bluetooth speakers or your phone speaker. What makes this tour special? -The spooky narrator is one of a kind. -This is not a fact dumping tour. It's a spooky adventure. -Go anytime. Go at your own pace -Great bang for your buck. Get the adventure for a fraction of the price of other tours. NOTE: The tour does not go inside any buildings or the burial grounds. The burial grounds are National Parks and only open from 9am to 4pm. The tour is guided by the outside gates only.
  • You'll start at
    10-1/2 Beacon St
    10-1/2 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
    The Self-guided tour starts here, Go to the front door of the Boston Athenaeum at 10 1/2 Beacon Street. Here you will hear the story of a ghost Nathaniel Hawthorne met and wrote about. And the Tour intro.
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  • 1
    Boston Athenaeum
    Stop: 3 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Omni Parker House
    Granary Burying Ground
  • 2
    Boston Common
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 3
    The Great Elm
    Stop: 2 minutes
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    Pass by
    Central Burying Ground
  • 4
    Stop: 3 minutes
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    Pass by
    Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College
  • You'll end at
    Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre
    219 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
    The tour ends at one of the most haunted theaters in America, the Cutler Majestic Theater on Tremont street.
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Important Information
Departure Point
10-1/2 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
30–45 minutes
Return Details
Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
  • Self-guided Smartphone walking tour on our app
  • After your tour you can listen again to each story on the app
  • Entry/Admission - Boston Athenaeum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Carolyn N wrote a review Nov 2020
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Sometimes tricky to navigate where they were leading is, but overall well done and interesting info. It was our first self- guided tour and definitely better they trying to entertain ourselves on our own and way cheaper than in person..
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Date of experience: November 2020
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By: WalknTours
What a historic stroll through the city!
I have done a bunch of ghost tours in different cities. We have always had a storyteller. This was such a great tou
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Easy - Simple
Perfect tour to explore the city on your own terms. App worked smooth on an iPhone (visuals, navigation, audio). We
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Bummed out in Savannah.
I actually lost my money because the code would not work. Trip adviser was running a special- only saved $1.05 but
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Great socially distant spooky tour!
This was a great way to take in some spooky history of Salem, while staying socially distant. It is well produced,
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Great tou
A little confusing to start. Follow directions carefully. App worked great. Great tour. ..............
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Sarah F
When it worked, it was Fantastic!
Fun, informative, and loved the GPS tracking/map. Loved the actor voices, the dig deeper options, etc. When we tr
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Highly recommend!
We really enjoyed this walking tour- it was very nicely paced and allowed you to walk at a comfortable speed (even
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Super easy and informative!
This tour was perfect! Gave a lot of great info, loved the voice, accent and creepy music—really added to the exper
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A great way to see the city during a pandemic (share your headphones)
I really wanted to take a tour of the city, but didn't want to get too close to anyone. This guided tour was the pe
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Simple, informative, entertaining, affordable... Awesome deal!
During these covid times, this tour was exactly what we wanted. Most in person tours were closed indefinitely and w
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Nice tour
Nicely done tour, loved the format of it and the convenience. Also liked the fact that the new part picks up where
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Lisa H
Great tour!
Tours were very informative and fun and easy to follow. We had a few minor issues with the technology at first, but
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Great tour!
My boyfriend and I really enjoyed this tour! It was nice to go at our own pace and listen to the narrator and the m
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Great overall, some technical issues
We really loved the option to do the Freedom Trail at our own pace, with the benefit of a tour guide in our earbuds
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Amazing Experience!
Loved this app! My wife and I went into Boston on a sunny day, had a blast with this app, had an amazing walk, lear
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Key Details
  • Duration: 30–45 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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