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Harlem Heritage Tours

104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
+1 212-280-7888
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USD 39.00*
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Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour
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USD 55.00*
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Harlem Sightseeing and Apollo Theater Multimedia Walking Tour
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USD 25.00*
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Harlem Renaissance Multimedia Walking Tour
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Harlem Heritage Tours was founded in 1998 to use the industry of tourism as a tool to preserve Harlem's history and to contribute to the development of our local economy. Tours are conducted by those who were born and raised in Harlem, providing visitors with and nsiders view of our culture. Harlem Heritage Tours strives to provide the most innovation experiences in tourism and with the tech advances of modern day, it's been fun to create new tours. We look forward to seeing you in Harlem.
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104 Malcolm X Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2595
+1 212-280-7888
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the Harlem Renaissance tour and Doris, our tour guide was informative, interesting, and insightful. Within a compact area of Harlem we learned so much about the community and the history. Highly recommended tours.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This tour transported me through Harlem's past; Neal really knows the neighborhood well. He can point to just about any building or street corner and say what notable events occurred there. One gets a real sense of Harlem's rich history. The journey is also a...More

1  Thank edbltn
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Neal gave myself and my classmates from the Columbia journalism school a brilliant tour of Harlem, covering everything from its history, culture, and neighborhood aesthetics, to references in movies and pop culture. He is an expert on anything and everything Harlem-related and has put a...More

Thank Taryana O
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Today my husband and I took our grandsons aged 11 and 15 on the civil rights tour with Neal. The boys said it was awesome--and it was. We learned a lot and loved meeting Neal. The music and videos were wonderful. The ribs from Sylvia's...More

Thank OakForestGal
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour through Harlem with Neal who drinks, eats and breaths "Harlem". A great experience with a true local guide who informs and entertains his public. Highly recommended. Hans (aka Bill de Blasio) &Sigrid

Thank Hans T
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Booked the general Harlem walking tour. Neal was our guide and he did a great job of giving an overview of the history of Harlem and related civil rights history to the neighborhood. Our walkabout concluded with a visit to the Apollo theater where we...More

1  Thank korey s
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I was visiting New York City with my family this week, I wanted them to have exposure to the history and present day status of Harlem. Neil, our today I was born and raised in Harlem, has a passion for its history, it's culture, and...More

Thank dabsii
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Just loved our tour of Harlem today guided by Neal and beginning in a Gospel church service. Such wonderful insights into a part of New York with a rich history reflecting the ebb and flow of money and diverse cultural groups throughout the ages...beautiful architecture...the...More

Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We went on Neal Shoemaker's gospel tour and while I cant claim to have completed every tour in this city, this must surely rank among the best. Entertaining, informative, great gospel music and an inspiring, balanced and beautifully personalized narrative of recent history through the...More

Thank Tim W
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Wow, this was a very informative tour. Our tour guide was phemoenal with his historical knowledge and his stories of Harlem thru the years. One of the best walking tours we took in NYC. We covered all of the districts in Harlem and our main...More

Thank Pepsi38
As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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16 October 2017|
Response from Pepsi38 | Reviewed this property |
This I cannot answer. We had a most informative tour on a Thursday.
7 March 2016|
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Response from Janet6844 | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was totally appropriate for children if they are able to walk a distance. There are lots of churches in the area & I think the people at Harlem Heritage would be more than willing to help you find one that meets... More