Venue Details

Pasadena Central Park
275 S Raymond Ave Pasadena, CA 91105
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3.8 / 5 Rated by 37 members
Amy C.
Review from Amy C.
Red Velvet 108 events 52 reviews

Esotouric really presents L.A.'s finest tours of the city's crime history, noir influences, and other fun topics. I've recently been on two of their Raymond Chandler tours, and hope to book some of their current tours. The Pasadena tour was so...continued

reviewed Jul 26 2008 report as inappropriate
Anne Edkins
Review from Anne Edkins
Red Velvet 32 events 8 reviews

This is the second time I've taken the Pasadena Confidential tour (the last was about 10 years ago). While Kim and Richard are super-knowledgeable about local history, crime, preservation, etc., their presentation is sloppy and unpolished -- they...continued

reviewed Mar 18 2017 report as inappropriate
Judy S.
Review from Judy S.
Red Velvet 19 events 6 reviews

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.

reviewed May 26 2007 report as inappropriate
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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.

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