With a history of fortunes won and lost, debilitating natural disasters, and untimely deaths, San Francisco is a treasure trove of haunted locations. From optimism and prosperity after the gold rush of 1849 to devastation and heartbreak after the great earthquake of 1906, San Francisco has experienced a rollercoaster of emotions and energy that some say has left an imprint on the streets of the city itself.
“We went to several places that made me feel uneasy. I could just feel the dark energy all around me!”
Discover a gold mine of eerie locations and ghostly activity as the San Francisco Ghosts Tour takes you on a thrilling journey into the city’s creepiest areas. Professional guides will share tales of terror gathered from meticulous historical research and unsettling local legends during this fascinating exploration of San Francisco’s famously haunted buildings and public spaces.
From an opulent mansion featuring prank-playing ghosts to the tragic legacy of a public servant’s horrific fate, the spine-tingling stories of the city’s haunted past will make you question what is real or imagined.
Explore a mile of mysterious locations where you will be introduced to chilling tales of San Francisco’s history and horrors, such as:
Cold chills, unexplained noises, and shadows that seem to come alive have been reported during this one-of-a-kind tour, during which expert local guides conduct a creepy exploration of San Francisco’s historical legends and haunted locations.
Unearth the tarnished legacy of the Golden City, where spirits who fell victim to greed, misfortune, or tragedy linger in the darkness beneath San Francisco’s historic streets and opulent structures.
“For cities are museums of time, and to live in them is to be haunted by the places they once were.”
- Gary Kamiya
Meeting point address: Union Square on the corner of Powell Street and Post Street
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
March 18th 2023
March 16th 2023
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March 13th 2023
"Our guide Michael was fantastic and very knowledgeable."
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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