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Real New York Tours

New York City, NY
+1 917-572-7017
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Great Tour to Kick off Your Time in NYC

My husband and I with our two teenage daughters took a Big Apple private tour with Trey in the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2013
Loveholidaytrips
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Sydney, Australia
The best way to see New York

Worth every penny - the best value tour you can take. Four of us did the big Apple Tour last... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2013
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The Original NYC Walking & Subway Tour Celebrating our 10th Year! Lets face it, New York tours are only as good as their tour guides. Real New York Tours gives people the opportunity to see the city through the eyes of real New Yorkers. Real New York Tours explores the history, the cracks and crevices, the side streets, and culture of real New York neighborhoods. We’ll ride the New York subway, pound the pavement, and meet the people who have become the fabric of this great city. Together we will feel the electricity that drives everyday New Yorkers. This is real New York!
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New York City, NY
Chinatown
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

My husband and I with our two teenage daughters took a Big Apple private tour with Trey in the middle of April and it was really great ! First time in NYC and gave us lots of confidence to use the subway and get around...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2013

Worth every penny - the best value tour you can take. Four of us did the big Apple Tour last Friday. Fabrice was our guide and he knew everything there is to know about NY's cultural and political history and how this fabulous city evolved....More

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Reviewed 29 April 2013

My Sister and I met with Mindy for our own 7hr walking tour of the City and as soon as we met, we could tell we were going to have a great day, despite the cold weather! Mindy was very informative. She answered all our...More

1  Thank BLUELAGOON1
Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Hey Blue Lagoon! A great movie by the way. Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts about Mindy. Mindy really is a wonderful person and a fantastic guide and never seems to amaze me with new historical facts. She is always honing her skills which...More

Reviewed 29 April 2013

A personalized tour of Manhattan with your own personal guide for $400? Too good to be true? Well with Real New York Tours it is true! Ben was our guide. He met us at our hotel on time, discussed our options (imagine having options of...More

1  Thank johngjordan
Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Hey John, loved your little comment there at the end, "see New York from the ground and under." I won't spoil it for everyone but i always say that the underground of NYC is just as rich as above ground and thats why we take...More

Reviewed 29 April 2013

Private tour with Ted was awesome, he was experienced, informative and a pure pleasure to spend the day with! Highly recommend! Loved every minute of it.More

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Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Hey Pam, so happy to hear you enjoyed your time with Ted. Ted is actually one of our oldest licensed guide and by oldest i mean he has been in the business the longest. He started doing tours when the first Double Decker buses started...More

Reviewed 29 April 2013

I was on a business trip with a client when our meetings for the next day got cancelled. I literally sent an email around 6 PM the night before and get a phone call less than two hours later saying they can accommodate us. Fabrice,...More

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Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Hey Patrick thanks so much for sharing your thoughts. You mentioned something i feel is really important. The fact that you called and were able to speak to an actual human being. So many companies these days believe that to be efficient everything should be...More

Reviewed 26 April 2013

We took a private tour and a group tour. I loved the group tour better the gentleman that took us was a Professor at a local university. He was loaded with information and had great energy.More

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Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Hey Wilkesboro NC thank you sharing your thoughts about Real New York Tours. That young Professor you were talking about was Ben, unless we have another Professor working for us i don't know about. Lol! It's so funny because you don't always see a professor...More

Reviewed 25 April 2013 via mobile

The moment we met our tour guide Shawn we all knew we were going to have a great time. He was so easy to talk to and listened to our needs for our tour. He was full of historical informationand his knowledge base was so...More

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Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Hey Claudia can i start with a lot of praise? Lol! Don't worry we praise our guides all the time and we them quite handsomely. I am proud to say that every time throughout the years that we had to raise our prices our guides...More

Reviewed 24 April 2013

I had such a great pleasure seeing New York through eyes of Gregory (one of the many tour guides). He knows so much about the city and delivers it in a captivating way. Just close your eyes and book a full day tour with them....More

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Lucas M, Owner at Real New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2013

Greetings from NYC my friend. Just wanted to thank you for sharing your thoughts about your tour with Gregory Simmons. I have to say i don't think we have a more poetic tour guide then Gregory Simmons. He is so articulate without being didactic and...More

Reviewed 24 April 2013

The title of Real New York Tours speaks volumes about what kind of tour this is. We absolutely thoroughly enjoyed our Dozen Apples tour of this city. Our guide Gregory, is an absolute gem in this city of jewels. It was a freezing cold day,...More

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that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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Ikramul7
5 June 2017|
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Response from Lucas M | Property representative |
Hey my friend unfortunately our tours are solely done by subway and foot and require quite a bit of walking. If you are looking for a private tour done in a vehicle please check out my father in-law's company Moments 2... More
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mlutke
5 March 2017|
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Unfortunately that's not something we offer and honestly those are all things that can really be done on ones own. You are essentially then paying a guide to wait in lines with you which is a waste of time and money I feel... More
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thamlaikwan
26 February 2017|
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Hey my friend glad to hear you are coming to NYC. Just for the record nothing is really free in NYC. Easy is a matter of perspective. On that note if you are a first time visitor to NYC Time Square can be a good central... More
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