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Richmond Ghosts: Sinister Scares of Shockoe Bottom Tour

1. Richmond Ghosts: Sinister Scares of Shockoe Bottom Tour

Experience Richmond’s haunted past and uncover stories of murder, mayhem, and tragedy while discovering the secret histories that hide in the shadows. From the Powhatan Confederacy to present-day grisly murders. Listen to honest accounts from a professional guide of the events that shaped this River City and led to the very real Richmond Ghosts. Take a tour of the darker side of Richmond and visit the most haunted sites around the Shockoe Bottom area, depending on whether you choose to upgrade to an extended tour. Hear of the spirit of Edgar Allan Poe, said to haunt the staircase that was once in his house, and the chilling tales surrounding Lumpkin's Slave Jail and the historic Masonic Lodge and the ghosts said to linger there, along with many other terrifying tales. Learn about the lesser-known history and the hauntings that often accompany it. You're guaranteed to be creeped out, but you'll still be able to sleep.

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What people are saying about Richmond, Virginia

It was a great tour! Tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable about the area. It was almost two hours long which was awesome cause we definitely got what we came for. And it led us to see so many other cool spots in the area!

Tim was awesome! He knew so much about the history of Richmond and was a great tour guide. We had so much fun! So glad we decided to add this onto our Richmond trip.

Very good tour! A lot of history thrown in and a lot of walking! Something fun and different!

Great tour! Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun.

Tim was wonderful and funny! It was a perfect night.