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Experience the rich history, dynamic energy, and diverse culture of New York City from the inside out with New York Historical Tours. Your expert licensed tour leader will guide you through many famous and familiar landmarks of New York City as you...more
New York City, NY
+1 646-320-1277
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

I am a native NYer and have always been a sponge for its history but have never really taken the time out to go on a walking tour. Let me tell you that after getting this tour as a gift, I simply cannot wait to...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

It was a rainy Saturday late morning when my daughter and I decided to see if we could book a tour to not only keep us indoors, but was informative too. We love history so when we stumble on this tour company, it sounded promising....More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We're NYC residents and didn't realize all the history around us! Kevin was a fantastic guide, answering all of our questions about the revolutionary period as well as other eras. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Kevin led four of us on a really interesting and entertaining walk round historic Lower Manhattan. He was passionate about his subject and shared his knowledge with us with enthusiasm, always allowing time for us to comment or ask questions. By the end of the...More

Thank christinependrill
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Loved our two tours we took with Kevin, Hamilton and Gilded Age. Kevin is a real historian and provided both knowledge and great tips for our visit. Thanks to Kevin, we learned Hamilton tidbits we never would have known as well as visited the Frick...More

Thank lesliechase
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour of lower Manhattan with Kevin. I’m not a big history buff and do dislike ‘tours’ as I often find them dry, over acted or boring. However, this really was super! I learned quite a bit and it was interesting. I would...More

Thank Milica W
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I did the Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour in February, with Kevin the guide. I've done many historical walks in several cities over the years, and its not always easy to get a good guide, with extensive knowledge, who is engaging and personable,...More

Thank ElleLondon44
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We're fans of the musical Hamilton and have read the book that inspired the play. Nonetheless, we learned more on this tour and gained an appreciation for New York since the first Dutch colonists set foot on Manhattan. Our guide Kevin gave a well paced...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 April 2018

New York is our favorite travel destination. We love diversity and the vibrance of this wonderful city. We have taken other walking tours and this is the first time we have used New York Historical Tours. We LOVED it!. It was not booked as a...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great tour through lower Manhattan with a ton of history I never knew. So much fascinating beginnings right here in New York. My tour guide Kevin was just awesome!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The New York Historical Tours is a great tour operation. We are New Yorkers who wanted to learn more about the history of our city. We did the Gilded Age tour with this company and learned so much about the history behind the buildings that...More

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from Caroline C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I booked it via Viator. Don't know if you've tried that?