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Dark Past Night Walking Tour

#103 of 696 Tours in Barcelona
Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
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A twilight wander in El Born following the shadows of medieval punishments, executions and executioners, past spirits and the infamous Spanish Inquisition. Please note that, although a couple of the city's legends might be included, this is not a...more
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Arc de Triomf, Passeig Lluis Companys, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
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+34 636 10 87 76
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The walk was interesting and we learnt some great bits of history.

Thank ekebabe
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thanks a million for your review of Ross's tour. He's a great guide and I know will enjoy reading your comment.s Thanks for sharing and hope to see you again soon :) Alexandra

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ali, you are an amazing amazing guide! I had the best time on this tour. I learned a ton of fun facts and Ali did a great job of making the experience interactive and engaging. I wish I had been in town longer to take...More

Thank Allison S
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Allison. Thank you!!! It was really great meeting you the other night and showing you around Barcelona. I hope you had a great time here and thanks again for your lovely review! All the best, Ali

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I absolutely loved this walking tour. Not only does it take you through some of the Gothic Quarter, but you get to learn so much about Spanish history - particularly the Inquisition. The tour is quite interactive, and our guide Ali was really knowledgable and...More

Thank Brentus1988
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Brent, Thanks a million for your review. It was lovely meeting you the other evening, you were a great sport! Hope you enjoyed your time in Barcelona and we hope to see you again for another tour soon. All the best, Ali

Reviewed 1 November 2018

This was one of two tours we took with Runner Bean Tours. Both tours were excellent. Ali was our guide on the evening tour. She made the tour fun, interesting and really informative. It was a walk through history. My wife and I can not...More

Thank 78williamo
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi William, Thank you so much for your lovely review of my tour and Runner Bean Tours in general. We really appreciate it! Lovely meeting you both the other week and I hope you had a terrific rest of your stay in Barcelona. All the...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018

I was looking for a night tour with a difference when I found this on google and decided it sounded really different and I am so glad I booked. My husband & I were part of a group of around 13 and Alexandra was our...More

Thank Julie S
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

HI Julie, I really enjoyed meeting you and your husband the other night. A huge thanks for your lovely review! It means so much to know you both enjoyed my Dark Past tour and love that you appreciated the details! Thanks again and I hope...More

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I did the Dark Past Night Walking Tour on our first night in Barcelona. We booked late in the day but had no problems. Tour meets at the Arc de Triomf and both the meeting place and the guide are easy to...More

Thank Cindy N
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi Cindy, Wonderful reading your review of Ross' tour - he's a terrific guide and I know will appreciate your comments! Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you and your daughter soon for another tour :) All the best! Alexandra

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took the Dark Night tour and were disappointed by the content of the tour. Our guide, Jessie, was great. Very friendly and enthusiastic but there was only so much she could do with the information at hand. A few interesting stories...More

Thank Joyce B
Sputrip, Owner at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi Joyce, Thank you for joining our night tour. I am glad to hear that you thought Jessi was great. It is definitely our aim to work only with friendly and enthusiastic guides and Jessi is definitely one of them :-) At the same time,...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This was my first tour of the city, and as I've said to Ali, she was hands-down the best guide I've had in these walking tours, and I've done a few of them in other cities. She was extremely knowledgeable about the subjects at hand,...More

Thank silviapco
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Silvia, Thanks again for your really wonderful review. It genuinely meant a lot! Hope you had a good trip back to Portugal and hope to see you in Barcelona again soon! All the best, Ali

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide, Ross, was funny, knowledgeable and brought the darker side of Barcelona history to life. Highly recommended!

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Toby, Ross is a great guide and will love your review - thanks a million for joining us and for sharing your experience. We hope you enjoyed the beautiful Barcelona and hope to see you again on your next visit :) Alexandra

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Along with a friend I went along for thr evening dark history walking tour. Our guide, Ali, was extremely welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. The relaxed walk is at a comfortable pace and the distance covered is easily manageable (of course sensible footware is recommended). I...More

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Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi there, So glad you enjoyed my tour - a huge thank you for taking the time to share your experience for others on Trip Advisor! I hope you had a great time in Barcelona and I hope I can show you a little more...More

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Yes, the tour is only in English. Hope this helps :-)
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