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Esotouric Bus, Pasadena
NW corner of Arlington Drive and South Fair Oaks 1017 South Fair Oaks Pasadena, CA 91105
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"Pasadena Confidential" Crime Bus Tour
33 ratings
3.8 average rating
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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 17 2007

This was generally not worth the money or the time. I felt the hosts were very unorganized and talked way too much the entire time and lost most, if not all people who were in attendance.

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7 stars
attended Mar 28 2009

I enjoyed being driven through the quaint streets of Pasadena in a comfortable bus listening to true crime stories. This was a very fun and entertaining afternoon.

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6 reviews
4 stars
attended May 26 2007

I loved it. It was quirky and fun. The guides were a total hoot and I learned things about Pasadena and So. Pasadena that aren't in the guide books.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Discover LA’s lurid and fascinating underbelly on these hip, offbeat, insightful and entertaining tours.” —Lonely Planet


The Bus: The Esotouric bus is a luxury air-conditioned coach class bus seating 50 passengers in soft, roomy seats. There are video monitors to show historic photos and film clips, and a microphone so you will not have trouble hearing the tour guides. There is a bathroom in the back of the bus.

Running Time: Four hours

The Crowd: Because Esotouric doesn’t advertise and finds its audience through good press and word-of-mouth, you’ll find that your fellow passengers are an inquisitive and adventurous lot. Mainly Los Angeles locals, they are passionate about their city and curious to discover its hidden history. Esotouric has seen many friendships start on our bus, and recommends these tours for anyone looking to spend an interesting day out in good company.