Lively with restaurants and nightlife today, 100 years ago the Historic Old Town District was home to many of Portlands less savory establishments opium dens, brothels and underground speakeasys.
In the 1800s, locals steered clear of Portlands North End as it was notoriously dangerous and a hotbed for kidnapping. On this tour, youll venture underground into the Shanghai Tunnels and see where unknowing sailors were ruthlessly abducted. This rampant kidnapping earned Portland the reputation as one of the most dangerous port cities in the Western hemisphere. Our expert tour guides regale you with stores about these infamous criminals, their victims and the ghosts theyve left behind.
This tour includes an exclusive 20-minute visit into one of Portlands original Shanghai Tunnels. Please note you will encounter dirt/mud floors and a dark, enclosed space during this brief underground experience. This eerie tunnel system has been featured on the TV show Ghost Adventures and is known as one of Portlands most haunted places.
The Haunted Pub Tour is roughly 2.5 hours. The tour stops at 2 local pubs and includes 6 local craft beer samples. It has been rated as mildly' spooky and is a 50:50 mixture of history and hauntings.