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Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

Gangsters and Ghosts Tour in Chicago

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Experience a colorful side of Chicago history with this Gangsters and Ghosts Tour. With a historian as your guide, you’ll step back to the roaring 20’s, when the Chicago Loop was a hub for bootleggers, speakeasies, and gangsters like the infamous Al Capone. Visit onetime gangster hangouts and haunted sites like the Palmer House, Congress Hotel, and Death Alley.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$27.00
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$27.00
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Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

Chicago Crime and Mob Bus Tour

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Explore Chicago's gangster past on this mafia tour in a coach vehicle. Drive around the Windy City to see where Al Capone, The Untouchables, Hymie Weiss, and John Dillinger, among other thugs hung out. A history-savvy guide introduces you to some of the most storied locations of Chicago’s criminal past, including Holy Name Cathedral, Biography Theatre, and the site of the bloody St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. You'll be able to get out and pose for pictures in front of a historic courthouse, among other infamous sites.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.00
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$46.00
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Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

Chicago Architecture Walking Tour: Dazzling Interiors of the Loop

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See the overlooked highlights of Chicago’s Loop district with a 2-hour walking tour that takes in the best of the bustling, vibrant neighborhood’s inside spaces. Get behind the façades to explore stunningly designed interiors as you follow a specially-designed route with an experienced guide. Learn about the city’s architecture, art and history while visitng a side of Chicago that’s beyond the tourist trail, and experience the Windy City with a local perspective.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.00
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$33.00
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2-Hour Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Segway Tour

2-Hour Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Segway Tour

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Explore Chicago by Segway with the benefit of a scenic 7- or 8-mile tour led by your guide. Start with an orientation to operating the Segway and a few minutes to practice. Then roll through the paths of Grant Park to Buckingham Fountain and glide along the Chicago lakefront to view attractions such as Museum Campus, Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, and Soldier Field, homefield for the Chicago Bears.
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  • 2 hours
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$73.24
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$73.24

Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour
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Chicago in a Day: Food, History and Architecture Combo Tour

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An excellent choice for first-time visitors, this tour provides a comprehensive overview of the city and hits on both classic attractions and little-known sites. Beginning at the Chicago Theatre, work your way to the Chicago Pedway, an elaborate network of underground tunnels used by locals and commuters. Stroll the Chicago Riverwalk and the Magnificent Mile, then embark on a food tour to taste some of the city’s famous foods.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$104.00
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$104.00
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Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Small Group Tour

Chicago Lakefront and Museum Campus Small Group Tour

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Experience Chicago like never before on this small-group Segway tour. Visit Chicago’s ‘front yard,’ the beautiful lakefront and 57-acre Museum Campus. Glide along the fragrant floral paths to famous Buckingham Fountain. Then travel along the banks of Lake Michigan, past Monroe Harbor to the Museum Campus for a breathtaking view of the city’s iconic skyline. Guided Segway training plus the use of a helmet are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toed shoes.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.24
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$73.24

2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Chicago
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2-Hour Guided Segway Tour of Chicago

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Enjoy an active and entertaining way to explore Chicago’s highlights with this small-group Segway tour. Meet your guide at a convenient location in downtown Chicago, get acquainted with your Segway before setting off, and then hit the road. You’ll discover top Windy City highlights, including Millennium Park, the Buckingham Fountain, the Museum Campus, and more, all while learning about the city’s history and insider facts from your guide.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

Chicago Night Crimes Bus Tour

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Discover the ‘dark side’ of the Windy City thanks to this 2.5-hour, bus-based, nighttime crime history tour of Chicago. Explore the lives of notorious mobsters like Al Capone, Frank Nitti, Bugs Moran, and more as you explore infamous crime scenes like the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, learn about ‘The Enforcer’s Safe,’ and stop by local watering holes.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$51.00
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$51.00
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Offbeat Chicago Food Tour: Go Deeper Than Deep Dish

Offbeat Chicago Food Tour: Go Deeper Than Deep Dish

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Savor the flavors of Chicago — the ‘City of Neighborhoods’ — on a guided, ethnic food tour. This 3.5-hour adventure explores two of Chicago's most diverse neighborhoods: Argyle and Andersonville on the city’s North Side. Sample seven distinctly different types of food, visit landmark locations and learn about the local history and culture.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers
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Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Skyscrapers

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Admire the incredible façades and intricate interiors of the Windy City's 1920s art deco and art moderne buildings during this architecture walking tour of Chicago. Uncover the history of Chicago art deco architectural along with the city's influential role in the development of this iconic artistic style, as you get an up close and personal look at its wealth of gorgeous period buildings. This art deco Chicago walking tour also includes a certified guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Untouchable Tours Chicago's Original Gangster Tour

Untouchable Tours Chicago's Original Gangster Tour

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Book in advance to take this popular tour that details the mob history of Chicago during the Prohibition Era (1920s-1930s). Learn about the exploits of gangsters like Capone, Dillinger, Moran, and others as you travel by minibus to sites like the Biograph Theater, Holy Name Cathedral, and St. Valentine's Day Massacre. Your guide adopts gangster attire and characteristics that add dramatic flair to the historical commentary.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Amazing Lakefront Segway Tour in Chicago

Amazing Lakefront Segway Tour in Chicago

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Experience Chicago like never before on this guided, 2.5-hour, small-group Segway tour. Visit popular Grant Park and see famous Buckingham Fountain, with the Windy City skyline as the backdrop. Glide along the lakefront, taking in views of the Field Museum of Natural History, Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field, Adler Planetarium and Michigan Avenue. Guided Segway training plus the use of a helmet are included. Dress in weather-appropriate clothes with flat, closed-toe shoes.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Skyscrapers

Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Skyscrapers

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Explore the Loop's famous architecture during this 2-hour walking tour with an expert guide from the Chicago Architecture Foundation. Discover the beginnings of the Chicago School of Architecture through visits to some of the city's oldest skyscrapers, dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This sophisticated, informative tour is a must-do for history and architecture buffs.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Chicago Insider Segway Tour

Chicago Insider Segway Tour

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Enjoy an introduction to Chicago’s highlights and history—on wheels. This small-group Segway tour offers a new, and zippy, way to explore. Meet your guide near Millennium Park, and begin with a personalized training session. Once you’re comfortable on your Segway, explore Millennium Park, roll along the Lakefront, and more. As you go, learn little-known Chicago stories and tidbits, from mafia history to the innovations that changed the city.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.58
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$75.58

45-Minute Chicago Architecture Boat Tour from Chicago Riverwalk

45-Minute Chicago Architecture Boat Tour from Chicago Riverwalk

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Enjoy unparalleled views of the Chicago skyline—and glimpse many of the city’s top landmarks—on this architectural boat tour. Pick from multiple convenient departure times, and hop aboard the open-air vessel right off the Chicago Riverwalk. As you trawl the Chicago River, spy skyscrapers and historical marvels from the Willis Tower to the Wrigley Building, and learn all about the Windy City’s world-famous architecture from your guide’s narration.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$23.00
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$23.00
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Chicago Walking Tour: A Walk Through Time

Chicago Walking Tour: A Walk Through Time

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Travel through architectural history on this walking tour that covers Chicago's most famous buildings in chronological order. With a guide in the lead, there's no need to fuss over maps or worry about directions. Simply stroll along and listen to the in-depth guided commentary on Chicago's architectural history; you'll learn about each building and its importance in the architectural canon.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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2-Hour Haunted Segway Tour of Chicago

2-Hour Haunted Segway Tour of Chicago

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Glide through the city of Chicago by moonlight on this haunted Segway tour. Follow your costumed local guide as they show you the sites of some of the most gruesome murders and disasters in Chicago's colorful history. See Chicago's iconic landmarks lit up during the spookiest time of year and hear about the mysterious, haunted history of this storied city.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.58
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$75.58

1920s Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Architecture, Gangsters, and More

1920s Chicago Walking Tour: Art Deco Architecture, Gangsters, and More

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Discover Chicago of the Roaring '20s thru its Art Deco architecture! We all LOVE the elegance, glam, and glitz of the 1920s. This 2-hour walking tour explores the interiors and exteriors of gorgeous buildings from this surprisingly brief architectural period in Chicago, with some interesting details and stories about life in that era. Flappers, gangsters, jazz, speakeasies — we'll pepper those throughout our larger exploration of Chicago's magnificent Art Deco buildings in order to truly set the context for you! You’ll walk in the footsteps of those high on the potential of the future, before the infamous Crash of ‘29. In addition to experiencing magnificent Art Deco architectural interiors, you’ll also learn about Chicago’s notorious gangster history — even ending the tour inside an old gangster headquarters surrounded by real photographs, newspapers, and an old uncovered vault!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$33.00
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$33.00
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Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago

Chicago Walking Tour: Historic Treasures of Chicago

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Get an insider's introduction to Chicago's most celebrated buildings during this architecture-focused walking tour of Michigan Avenue and State Street. Revisit the heyday of the skyscraper and visit stunning, Art Deco-era interiors, from the Palmer House Hotel to the Chicago Cultural Center. Admission to the Chicago Architecture Center is included, with an introduction by the docent.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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Windy City Ghost Tour

Windy City Ghost Tour

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Windy City Ghosts walking Ghost Tour provides a look into the darkness that lurks below Chicago’s busy streets. Our Ghost Tour transports you back in time to an era of gangsters, bootleggers, bank robbers, and jazz babies. Windy City Ghosts nightly Ghost Tours take you through Lincoln Park, a beautiful North Side neighborhood with a twisted past. Learn about the forgotten burial ground that is the foundation of this bustling neighborhood. Check the bathroom mirrors in the Lion House of the Lincoln Park Zoo to make sure the ghost of a Victorian woman in white isn’t standing right behind you. Learn what spirit haunted Al Capone to the end of his days. On our Ghost Tour, you’ll hear the strange and disturbing tales associated with each of our carefully selected tour stops.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.09
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$24.09
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Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Small-Group Guided Tour

Art Institute of Chicago Skip-the-Line Small-Group Guided Tour

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Explore one of the country’s great art museums—and discover many of its collection highlights—on this small-group Art Institute of Chicago tour. Meet your guide right out front, and see works from artists the likes of Picasso, Chagall, Seurat, O’Keeffe, and many more. As you go, your guide will share the stories behind the masterpieces, and will help bring the history of the museum and its collection to life.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.70
Price varies by group size
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$100.70
Price varies by group size

Ugly Buildings Tour

Ugly Buildings Tour

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Chicago is the architectural capital of the country and has so many tours profiling these wonderful, beautiful buildings. Hiding around these architectural masterpieces, however, are UGLY BUILDINGS. This “educational roast” teases these buildings and creates a conversation on what makes a building pretty or ugly. These opinions are all subjective, and participants are encouraged to share their perspectives whether or not they agree. IMPORTANT NOTE: There are jokes about Trump Tower along with the person it is named after on this tour. There is also one swear word used, because it is an important part of a story. If you don’t think you would find these kinds of jokes funny, I recommend choosing any other architectural tour. There are so many stories and perspectives on Ugly Buildings I have not previously been able to share on any other tours. I am really excited to have you along for this experience that is unlike any other tour in Chicago!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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2-Hour History of Chicago Architecture and Art Segway Tour

2-Hour History of Chicago Architecture and Art Segway Tour

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Explore the art and architectural highlights of Chicago on a Segway during this guided tour. This family-friendly tour takes visitors by the outdoor sculptures, landmark buildings, and iconic skyline of the city. Accompanied by educational and informative commentary, this city tour saves you from hours of walking and lets you see all of Chicago's top art and architectural attractions in one tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.10
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$75.10

The Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois

The Radium Girls of Ottawa, Illinois

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We are your only guided history tour in Starved Rock Country, Ottawa, Illinois. In 1922 Radium Dial Corp chose Ottawa, Illinois as the location of it’s newest plant. Their decision set in motion decades of illness, death and destruction. This tour takes you to the sites of the past and the present while bringing you the feeling of being in Ottawa during these tragic years. Our Shining Lives is a drive/walk tour, we also offer “hop on” tour guides for your tour bus trip. Contact us for tour details.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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