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Jonathan Weiss Dark History Tours

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“his passion”(10 reviews)
“dark past”(4 reviews)
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Join me in a stroll through the dark streets of one of the United States' most haunted and horrific cities! We'll wander past places where the dead still linger, and you'll learn of their lives and the tragic circumstances of their deaths. You'll be...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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622 Pirates Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3233
French Quarter
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+1 504-258-7816
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the French Quarter Ghost Tour with Jonathan and had a fantastic time on his tour. We went on four separate tours with various companies and Jonathan's tour was easily our favorite. Being a local and longtime tour guide pre-Katrina, Jonathan's passion set him...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank polyglot23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heavy on the history; light on the haunted, which worked just fine for me. Our guide was Brent. Animated storyteller, native of New Orleans with a contagious love for his city. Never had trouble hearing him. Tour included a 15 min stop at a historic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TamarraK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the ghost tour a few nights into my trip. I was intrigued by Jonathan’s profile online but did not get to meet him at any point. We had a local guide named Brent who was entertaining but between stories dismissed the haunted nature...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank joshuabgibbs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stay away from this tour company! I purchased a groupon for a ghost tour and followed the directions to process my order by emailing for a reservation. Six hours later I had not heard back so I contacted Jonathan Weiss Tours direct and the female...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank johntylerlynch
Jonathan W, Owner at Jonathan Weiss Dark History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

6 hours? On a work day during the holiday season. Monstrous. And what the lady you spoke to tried to get across was that we need a 12 hour notice to book Groupon due to city ordinances regarding the number of attendees allowed per tour....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The stories were boring, The guide didn't deliver the stories in an interesting way. Customer services didn't answer after we pay.

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank Adva A
Jonathan W, Owner at Jonathan Weiss Dark History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You received a greater than 50% discount, you left a tour by choice, misrepresented to me your reasons for doing so, and feel entitled to a refund for your choices, when you took spaces on the tour that others could have filled.

Reviewed 14 December 2018

Booked a tour with Jonathon Weiss while in New Orleans--"Miko" was nice however the tour was lacking excitement

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Chisler64
Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

We had specially booked the ghost tour with Jonathan because we had read so many terrific reviews. Unfortunately, Jonathan was not our guide. While our guide, Mikko, was excellent, the three star rating reflects the fact that there were 40 other people on this tour....More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Mlovett18
Reviewed 5 December 2018

Jonathan was a fantastic tour guide. Jonathan was funny and brought a sense of excitement and intrigue to his Dark History tour. The tour route was easy to follow and unlike other tours, we never felt we were unable to follow what was being said...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JAG81981
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Jonathan knew his town and loves his job . We spent a little more than two hours with him on the dark history tour, and had a great time learning about all that the city was a 100+ years ago. The tour offered a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

This guy likes to hear himself speak. My girlfriend and I decided to stay at the bar instead of finishing the tour. Would not recommend unless you like following around an old dude that's a wanna be vampirate. That's way past his prime days. Even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
6  Thank Kenny W
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Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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