The stories about China Town and the experience of things we saw :
So interesting and fun! We really enjoyed all of the history and dark stories our guide shared with us. She is so knowledgeable and was able to answer lots of questions from our group. I would highly recommend this tour!
This tour was very informative and took you places you would never dare to walk in Chinatown. The lady that does this tour is very nice and was a lot of fun to be around.
This tour was amazing!
Cynthia Yee was an amazing tour guide, friendly, easy going, and very informative!
My boyfriend and I being locals, me of 6 years and him born and raised in San Francisco never thought to take a tour in our own City. I'm so glad we did, because this is a must-take-tour ESPECIALLY for locals. Even he was surprised how much he didn't know about Chinatown!
We learned so much that night, Friday the 13th, a surprisingly quiet night for Cynthia's Ghost Walking Tour of Chinatown. The tour was very personal as we were the only attendees that night. I guess people really didn't want to actually risk seeing a ghost on a night fated to be unlucky :D
I don't want to spoil the tour for future takers, but we learned so much as though we were hearing stories from a family member or friend, stories of Chinese heritage and history in SF we never knew before from secret passageways of escape for immigrants when Chinatown was first developing, to the bubonic plague in the early 1900s, tales of sailors and ladies of the night along the Barbary Coast, the origin of getting shanghaied, and of course stories of many an infamous murder and locations of ghost sightings.
Though we didn't see, hear, or feel any strange presences, we did think we smelled a whiff of perfume from a fabled lady killed at Fragrance Alley. I would absolutely purchase this tour again and bring more friends next time to impress them and learn even more about the history of Chinatown. Maybe around Halloween time.
Great Tour Guide. We loved the interactive aspect. Great fun exploring hidden secrets of Chinatown. 100 recommended for everyone older than 12!
Very fun and interesting, gave interesting history of Chinatown, loved it!
Tour started on time and we walked all around the hidden alleys of ChinaTown. Our Guide told us many stories about the ghosts and legends from the neighborhood. It was a fascinating look at another culture right here. Well worth the expense and time.
This was such a great and different idea to do for Halloween instead of going to the clubs... our tour guide Ruby was amazing!! Very nice, entertaining but most of all knowledgeable. She had a lot of great information to share and kept us moving and wondering more along the way. I definitely recommend this tour if your just visiting Sf or just want to be entertained about spooky ghost stories.
was very informative, I don't think Ruby stopped talking once during the tour. I liked it very much and would recommend it to anyone.
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