There is an incredible amount of history waiting to be discovered in Cincinnati, and especially in its Over-the-Rhine district which is home to a high concentration of historical landmarks. The Queen City Underground Tour offers the chance to find out about this history with a walking tour through, and under the Over-the-Rhine district. Listen to stories and amusing anecdotes from the Tour's informative tour guides. This tour was named as one of the Top Five Underground Tours in the U.S by National Geographic in 2012.
Things to Do
- Often tour groups are led by two guides who you can ask all sorts of questions. They will lead you through the streets of Over-the-Rhine and into important buildings in the Gateway District. This area, which served as the city's cultural center, was home to many bars, saloons and theatres.
- Things really get interesting when you descend below ground level to see Cincinnati's crypts. Beer fans will enjoy walking through recently discovered tunnels that were built and used by Cincinnati's breweries.
Queen City Underground Tour Insider Tips
- Since the tour takes place in such an historical area there are plenty of locations you can visit either before or after the tour. Plus there are a lot of fine eateries, restaurants and bars in the surrounding area where you can grab something to eat.
- American Legacy Tours operate the Queen City Underground Tour and offer other informative and entertaining tours around Cincinnati too. Fans of a good ghost story will enjoy the Queen City is Haunted Tour which digs into the darker side of Cincinnati's history.