Did you know Savannah has a history that is as shocking as it is beautiful? It has its share of scandals and secrets that will suprise you.
Beneath the genteel manners and sweet Southern hospitality lurks a dark history that, when revealed, tells the stories of secrets and scandals that linger in Savannah to this day. Behind the walls of the meticulously-restored, opulent mansions lining shaded squares reside salacious tales of murder, greed, adultery, and even supernatural curses.
"This tour made the history really exciting for me. I was shocked at some of the stories that happened in this beautfiul town!"
Backed by carefully-researched documentation and anecdotal evidence, our Secrets and Shadows of Savannah History Tour will entertain and intrigue you with a collection of the town's most incredible tales. You may find your jaw dropping as our guides take you for a hair-raising exploration of the sites of some of the most lurid accounts of Savannah's fascinating, murderous past, complete with unsolved cases, crimes of passion, and notorious villains.
Our tour will take you on 1.5 miles of locations with stories of scandal and intrigue, such as:
Our talented guides will unearth long-buried secrets and cleaned-up crime scenes to explore the hidden past and the consequences that can still be felt decades late.
Come join us on our exploration of the sinister side of Savannah and get a peek at the dirt beneath the gracious beauty of the Hostess City.
"You mustn't be taken in by the moonlight and magnolias. There's more to Savannah than that. Things can get very murky."
Meeting point address: Chippewa Square, Savannah
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
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October 4th 2023
"Our tour guide, Miranda, was wonderful and very knowledgeable. I’d definitely do another tour nex ... "
October 3rd 2023
"The tour was great. Our guide Sophie was wonderful and very knowledgeable. I would do it again"
September 20th 2023
"Shane our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Me and my brother had a great time on the tour"
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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