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Esotouric Bus, at The Daily Dose (Los Angeles, CA)

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4.1 average rating
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FrugalFun
6 events
3 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 28 2010

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Took the "Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles: Bus & Walking Tour of Downtown L.A" recently. Check-in was prompt. Tour left on time. Bus was comfy. Two of the five monitors were broken. Took four hours. First stop was the...continued

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3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Aug 29 2009

Excellent - we have lived in LBC for 10 years but know little of LA -this was a great tour. Would love to do more!

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95 events
52 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 25 2012

If any Angelinos get depressed because they feel "Old Los Angeles" does not exist, then they can be heartened after going on an Esotouric tour---especially the Reyner Banham Loves Los Angeles tour. If you go, you will come away from it feeling...continued

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9 events
6 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 25 2012

This tour was incredibly fun. We love the Conservancy tours, but this one had more of a comedic and critical element to it. The tour guides were great, especially Richard. We can't wait to go on the Tom Waits tour in April.

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21 events
1 review
21 stars
attended Aug 28 2010

Richard, the tour guy was very informative and fun!
We are natives, but learned and was reminded of so many great places.

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416 events
342 reviews
513 stars
attended Feb 15 2014

I have to commend the passion the tour guides have for the historical significance of what was once in LA, and what still remains in the areas covered by these tours. This is not a mass appeal type tour, and is accurately described as esoteric,...continued

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12 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 24 2013

1st half of tour was interesting, we saw the interior of the Bradbury building, the central market, the exteriors of several of the downtown film theatres and other examples of good architecture. The visit to Bunker Hill was a great example of...continued

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3 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Feb 15 2014

I would give this an average rating. The tour guide was not a very good speaker and very unorganized in his presentation. Perhaps he should have a script he memorized or works from during the tour. The other speaker from Bunker Hill was interesting.

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