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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 2 days ago via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect when we booked the night tour, but had such an awesome time. Ross was knowledgeable, entertaining (he should go into acting), and succinct in what important information he gave us (we went on some tours that were a bit...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our tour guide Ross was very friendly and informative. I had a great time walking around the city and learning about some of Barcelona's history. While it is technically not a "ghost" tour, the information was dark and spooky! I would definitely recommend to a...More

Thank Kristen H
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Kristen, Absolutely right, not a ghost tour but a look at the dark people and stories of our dark history!! Thanks for joining us and thanks for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor - every review means a lot :) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very pleasant evening was spent in the company of Ross and Runner Bean Tours. Morbid raconteur, convivial wit, and grisly educator - certainly one of the best (if not, in fact, the best) tour guides we had in our time in Barcelona. While the...More

Thank Keith1608
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Keith, We loved reading your review of Ross's tour! Delighted you enjoyed the dark material - thanks a million for sharing :) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The walking tour was great. There was a lot of interesting and entertaining information provided. I learned a lot and our guide was very informative and helpful. I would recommend this tour to anyone who wants to learn some history about Spain.

Thank Not_u999
Sputrip, Owner at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks a million for the review. Glad you learned all about our dark history with us on the night tour. Hope we will see you again soon in Barcelona :-) Gorka

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of four (including two teenage boys) and on the last night of our Spain vacation, we decided to end it with the Runner Bean’s Dark Past Night Walking Tour. It was a great way to end our trip! It was so...More

Thank Sue M
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sue, Great reading your review of Lowri's tour - so glad you enjoyed seeing Barcelona at night with her :) Thanks for sharing and supporting a small local business! All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ali was our guide and she was fantastic. You could tell she was really passionate about her job and she made the experience so enthralling. Great audience participation and audiovisual effects. It was the best way to spend our last night in BarcelonaMore

Thank travelbugemily1991
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thanks a million for your review of my tour - it really meant a lot reading it :) I'm so glad you all enjoyed the tour and thanks for joining us. I hope you have a great rest of your trip in Europe!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ross was amazing. He was funny and very informative with great acting skills and interaction with the group!

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

Hi Linda, Thanks a million for your 5* review of Ross' tour! He's a great guide and I know will enjoy reading your review. Many thanks for joining us! Alexandra

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this tour. It was perfect timing as the late hour let us walk around the city but avoid the heat of the day. Our tour guide Ross was funny and knowledgeable. The stories were very interesting and gave us lots of historical...More

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

Hi there, Thanks for joining our Dark past Night tour! Delighted you enjoyed it and a huge thanks from Ross and the team for your 5* review. All the best :) Alexandra

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked the sound of this tour when booking it and were looking forward to id and I have to say that all of our expectations were exceeded by the end of the night. The group meets at the Arc de Triomf and the...More

Thank QSC123
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Delighted you enjoyed Ross' tour. We agree, he's a great guide and storyteller and we all really appreciate you taking the time to comment. Thanks for the 5* review :))) All the best, Alexandra

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour for my father and me. Runnerbeans was very responsive to emails and answered super quick. Booking via internet was also very easy to manage. The meeting point was excellent, we found our Dark Past Night Tour Guide Ross directly. Ross was...More

Thank Marie M
Sputrip, Front Office Manager at Dark Past Night Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Marie, Loved reading your review of Ross' tour - thanks a million for joining us and taking the time to share your thoughts of his tour. Hope you both had a great time in Barcelona :) Alexandra

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