The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

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The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

From $22.68 per person

Discover Liverpool’s most famous ghosts, hear its most grisly stories, and be taken on a journey that ends at the awe-inspiring Gothic Anglican Cathedral on this unique 1.5-hour historical ghost tour through the city's colorful cultural quarter.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Listen to the most famous ghost story in Liverpool
  • Visit two of Liverpool's awe-inspiring Cathedrals
  • Walk down the most haunted street in Northwest England
  • Start your journey outside Liverpool's most famous Ale House
  • End your Journey in St James' Gardens where 58,000 souls are buried
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Experience the dark side of Liverpool on this eerie tour down Hope Street. Meet outside the city's Philharmonic Pub on Hope Street and visit two of the city's famous cathedrals. Pass by the famous Everyman Theatre and the Rodney Street Conservation Area, see the building where John Lennon lived for three years, and discover the place where Hitler’s brother hid to avoid conscription. As you approach the final destination of the tour, the impressive Gothic Anglican Cathedral cemetery, listen as your guides relay tales of the black plague and tell of Liverpool’s most famous ghost story.
  • 1.5-hour theatrical guided tour (+ coffins and personalized headstones)

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      Outside the Philharmonic Pub, on Hope Street. Please ensure you arrive 5 minutes prior to your tour.

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      • Please dress appropriately for the weather.
      • Please do not wear high heels.
      • There are no toilet breaks so please go before you set off.
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      4.8 / 5

      based on 98 reviews

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      I was entertained by some brilliant actors

      These actors was so good they left you hanging on to there every word and sucked into the tails of Liverpool’s dark and interesting side. It’s tragedies murder and mental breakdowns all gave interesting hearing. Plus the acting was of a high quality as they tried to encourage very one to take part in some interesting ways. They make you feel empathy sad and horrified about all the ghosts that lerk around. They brought the tails alive with the props and scenery plus some bangers. They answered any questions around if any was asked. Highly recommend it.

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      August 3, 2019

      The Girls were excellent and the tour very interesting. We went on the Hope St tour 07/06.2019 and although it was raining for the whole tour we found it very interesting. I went to school in Rodney St from 1961-1967 and never knew the shivering history of the street. I was a little disappointed that, as advertised the hiding place of Hitlers half brother was not mentioned, and we didn't finish off at the Belvedere, but as it was raining maybe it was cut a little short. Otherwise well worth it.

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      June 9, 2019

      Spooky, Funny and very entertaining evening

      We took the tour on Friday 31st May 2019 two friend from Malta. Brother and sister entertained us from start to finish. We were always looking forward for the next stop. The Brother was very hyper and loved the way he even entertained himself to make us feel at ease. As we say in have to enjoy it so people can enjoy it with you. Very well done....would recommend to all especially a group of friends for an entertaining night out.

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      June 6, 2019

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