Tours underground Cincinnati

A local group has brought a piece of Cincinnati history to light by giving tours underground.

The Queen City Underground Tour group is giving tours of the Gateway District. It was built under Over-The-Rhine and was home to more than 130 saloons, bars and beer gardens.

"I'm amazed every time I come down here, to think this structure, how solid and it's lasted- even forgotten and neglected for almost 100 years- that it's still standing still solid, still firm," said Mitch Ruth, Queen City Underground Tour, "Like we said, if it's the end of the world, this is where we're coming."

Some of the area beneath the city was used for brewing beer because of its cooler temperatures.

For more information go to Queen City Underground Tour website.

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