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“Top Notch Stroll to the Bowery and Astor Place”

New York Historical Tours
Ranked #47 of 676 Tours in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 hear fascinating stories and learn intriguing secrets of the most exciting city in the world. Offering group tours, personalized private tours for any sized group of Manhattan and New York City. An unforgettable experience for the first time visitor as well as the seasoned New Yorker. There are an exciting variety of tours to choose from whether you want to explore a neighborhood or step back in time * Alexander Hamilton and the Founding Fathers * * Downtown and the Financial District * * South Street Seaport and the Brooklyn Bridge * * Immigration and Innovation: Rise of the Modern City * * Greenwich Village, Little Italy and Chinatown * * West Village, Chelsea and the High Line * * Jazz Age Metropolis: Swing, Style and Social Revolution * * Times Square, The Theater District and Hell's Kitchen * * The Heart of Midtown * * The Gilded Age Tour: The Heyday of High Society * * Central Park Tours " * Highlights of Harlem *
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access
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 private tour, but we were the only ones that signed up and our tour guide, Kevin gave us a private tour for the same rate. The time flew by as he gave us the narrative of the area we explored. Kevin made us feel very comfortable and answered all our questions. He brought to life the history of the Bowery and Astor Place and also gave us a very good perspective on the state of preservation of historic buildings. He also told us to contact him if we had any additional questions about anything he talked about. It was an immensely enjoyable experience.

Thank Luis C
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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!

Thank Rajeev M
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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 we pass all the time. We will never look at 5th Avenue in the same way as before! The tour guide brought to life the major historical figures of the American Industrialization and how their deeds shaped the tax, labor and corporate laws as well as the philanthropy world we have today. Our children (early teens) were completely engrossed.

1  Thank 720Anna
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I took three tours with Kevin: the Gilded Age, the Chelsea and the High Line, and a private city tour. Two of these I did by myself and the other with my husband. Kevin is an engaging and knowledgeable guide who is able to bring the city and its history to life. He went out of way to show me small and unusual places that maybe would not be every itinerary. The tours are well organized and are of the right length. I have no hesitation in recommending them.

Thank TheCooks1234
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We took the Gilded Age tour with Kevin and he was incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining. Highly recommend it!!

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