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Dark Past Night Walking Tour

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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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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!

Thank Toby H
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

Thank 000UKTraveller000
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took this tour on our last night in Barcelona and my only regret is that we didn’t have more days to take on all the wonderful recommendations that our guide Ali gave us. She was absolutely fantastic: knowledgable, entertaining, engaging, fun... we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Mariana M
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mariana, Thank you!!!! I really loved reading your review and am delighted you enjoyed the Dark Past tour with me. I hope you had a good trip back and thanks a million again for sharing :))) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was really interesting and entertaining. Getting deeper into so many details of a dark past of humanity was great! Ross is a very nice and funny guy! We loved all the tools and toys he brought with and of course all the jokes...More

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

Hi Roger and Simone, We loved reading your review, great to see how much you enjoyed Ross's tour - we agree he's great! Thanks for the warm review and 5* recommendation! All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on the tour, with Eric (I think😅) very knowledgeable, active and engaging in retelling of the history of the old city during the inquisition. The night I went was very coupley so awkward for solo traveller but that's the risk you...More

Thank Nofar S
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nofar, Delighted you enjoyed the Dark Past Night Walking Tour with Eric, despite getting a little lost afterwards!!! Thanks a million for taking your time to share your experience here and we hope you'll visit us again soon :-) Alexandra

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went in a group of five, with some pre-booked and some hoping to buy on the spot. Luckily our guide, Ali, made space for all of us and we had a fabulous time. Ali was an absolute gem. She lightened the...More

Thank RadisonAbroad
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi there, Thanks a million for your review - it was a brilliant group and I think we all enjoyed the tour! Lovely meeting you and thanks for taking the time to review your time on my tour :))) All the best, Ali

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We were in a small group but it didn’t quash Ross’ enthusiasm for the tour. We learned so much about Barcelona and we loved walking the streets of El Born. Great tour, great way to spend the evening.

Thank Tolly4
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Tolly, Delighted you enjoyed your time with Ross on our Dark Past tour - thanks for sharing :) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Our guide Ross was very enthusiastic and a great storyteller. Highly recommended walking-tour group for any of the tours they organise

Thank Sajal K
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Sajal, Ross is a great guide and we're so glad you enjoyed the Dark Past tour with him. A massive thanks from Ross and the team for your review :) Alexandra

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