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Historical & Heritage Tours

Harlem Sunday Morning Gospel Tour

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514

product.from $65

4 hours

tour.next_available_date:
11/01/2020

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Spend Sunday morning in Harlem, the ethnically diverse borough of New York. You'll join a local church congregation and experience the soul-stirring power of gospel music on this special visit to one of New York City's most vital neighborhoods.

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4 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

New York City THE RIDE Interactive Musical Bus Tour

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133

product.from $69

1 hours 15 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
11/13/2020

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Strap on your seat belt and prepare for THE RIDE, the most exciting entertainment experience to hit New York City! This dynamic and interactive part-show, part-city tour will have you amazed by the sights and sounds of New York as you whiz through its streets on a theatrical tour bus. Hop aboard THE RIDE to see a Broadway-caliber show with New York City at center stage!

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1 hours 15 minutes

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Hamilton Musical Walking Tour

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59

product.from $62.94

3 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/27/2020

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Take a song-by-song stroll through Hamilton’s rise and eventual fall as New York’s foremost Founding Father. This tour is designed for folks who have already seen or plan to see the 11 Tony Award winning Broadway production or those just addicted to the cast album. The tour puts the songs, history and lower Manhattan locations into perspective. The tour matches up individual songs with their actual location, including some bonus stops that help illuminate the time and place that Alexander Hamilton lived and died in. Each guest receives a Personal Listening Device to insure you hear every word and note, no matter how noisy the city gets.

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3 hours

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New Years

Skip the Line Kids and Families New York Metropolitan Museum Private Tour

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1

product.from $108.08

2 hours 30 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
11/02/2020

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Enjoy a 2.5 hs private tour of the Metropolitan Museum in New York with your kids! Our kid friendly guide will engage the whole family with stories and activities purposely tailored for your children. You will not miss the Ancient Greek and Roman collections, the Arms and Armors Hall, the highlights of the American art collection and Modern Art collection and much more!

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2 hours 30 minutes

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New York City Secrets of Grand Central Terminal Tour

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3

product.from $37.34

1 hours 30 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
10/25/2020

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Did you know there is a hidden tennis court inside Grand Central? Or that the ceiling is backwards? Discover many more secrets on this tour and learn about the surprising history of this New York City icon! This tour is led by a native New Yorker who is a licensed New York City Tour guide.

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1 hours 30 minutes

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Harlem Soul Food and Jazz Evening Tour

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124

product.from $175

5 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/29/2020

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Take a walking tour of Harlem — a center of jazz and bebop music — then dine on soul food and see a jazz show at a famous venue like the Cotton Club. After exploring the historical neighborhood with a professional guide, feast on mouthwatering cuisine such as crispy fried chicken, spicy ribs and cornbread at Sylvia’s restaurant. You’ll relive the high-stepping nights of the 1920s with a jam session at one of Harlem’s hottest clubs. There’s no better way to explore the full range of Harlem's diverse history, music and food!

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5 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Harlem Wednesday-Morning Gospel Tour

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146

product.from $65

4 hours

tour.next_available_date:
11/04/2020

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Pay a visit to Harlem, the ethnically diverse borough of New York, on a Wednesday-morning guided tour. On your tour through one of New York City's most vital neighborhoods, you'll hear stories from Harlem's fascinating history and see its famous sights.

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4 hours

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New Years

Skip the Line Private Family Tour at Metropolitan Museum of Art Ticket

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10

product.from $79

2 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/26/2020

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This highlights tour is a great way to see The Metropolitan Museum of Art in a short time. The tour is created for families with kids, it's fun and interactive with gallery activities. You will see main artifacts of the Met in 2 hours. We can customize the tour to match your family interests. All tours are private and led by Art Historians.

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2 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Harlem Jazz Evening Performance Tour with Sightseeing, History

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9

product.from $65.32

3 hours 30 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
11/08/2020

What better way to end an evening in Harlem than with some sightseeing and live jazz. When the lights go down on this famous NYC neighborhood, the immortal soulful sounds and rhythms of Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald and Miles Davis ring out. Highlights ● Spend the evening in Harlem listening to some world-class jazz ● Stroll across 125th Street, the heartbeat of Harlem, and walk uptown ● Two or three stops at our local pubs, clubs or restaurants to hear live jazz ● The chance to mix and mingle like a local ● Our local guides are friendly, passionate and knowledgeable about their community ● See some historical landmarks, churches and learn about famous nightclubs of the past ● We’ll make you feel like you’re in your own neighborhood

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3 hours 30 minutes

National Holidays

Guggenheim Museum: Curious Museum Highlights Experience (Private Group Tour)

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1

product.from $400

2 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/24/2020

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Have you ever walked into a museum and felt overwhelmed or lost? Navigating and appreciating art can be challenging, exhausting and frankly daunting. If you are curious about art but feel lost or disconnected in a museum setting, rest assured, you are not alone! Our Guggenheim Museum Highlights Experience is the ideal tour for you! Explore the museum with a seasoned art expert who will provide a point of entry into the art world and give you the tools to build your cultural confidence so you can navigate and contemplate the exhibitions seamlessly. Our approach is simple - we combine storytelling with an interactive, easy-to-digest museum experience that is informational, educational and fun. Discover the most interesting museum exhibitions, empower yourself and become an art insider.

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2 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Music and Eats on MacDougal Street Walking Tour

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1

product.from $62.94

120 - 150 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
10/23/2020

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This walking tour of MacDougal Street explores Greenwich Village's most famous and hip street with its extensive and colorful musical history. Learn about jazz in the Village, America's left bank, and 1950's folk music. See the sites where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Joan Baez, Miles Davis and many other talented musicians sang and played on and near MacDougal St. Greg Walks NYC employees, are released/discharged, from and against any/all liability from participation in Greg Walks NYC Tours, and is legally binding on participant, heirs, successors assigns and legal reps. Tour participants assume all travel risks. Gregory Marro and Greg Walks NYC are released from all/any liabilities and penalties to the legal maximum permitted by law. Tourists MUST inform tour guide of any/all food allergies. Greg Walks NYC tour pics/videos may be used on social media. Samples and sights subject to change.

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120 - 150 minutes

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National Holidays

Metropolitan Museum Insider Tour with an Art Expert

product.from $79.34

2 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/24/2020

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Explore the Met with a former interpretation employee and art expert. We will reflect on one of the most popular questions in human philosophy: Is this art and why? While at the same time discuss the history of the institution, all the way to it's latest controversies. Also, enjoy express admission to a selection of the most magnificent craftsmanships in the art history, balanced with a broader comprehension of the creative achievements of human civilization.

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2 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Harlem Hip-Hop Walking Tour

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20

product.from $39.99

2 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/26/2020

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Take a guided tour through Harlem to the sites that inspired and nurtured hip-hop culture. New York is the birthplace of hip-hop and this walking tour allows you to take a hip-hop look at New York's famous Harlem neighborhood. See it as the pioneers of hip-hop see it by way of their exclusive anecdotes.

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2 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Brooklyn Street Art Tour

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2

product.from $20

1 hours 30 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
10/24/2020

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Tour Description: Take a tour of the impressive Bushwick Brooklyn Neighborhood - More than 50 multicolored murals transforming a swath of warehouse buildings into a vast outdoor art gallery. Learn from an insider the stories behind the walls which includes works by Danielle Mastrion, Fumero, Giz, Blek le Rat, Dasic, and more. See the best street art in NYC in this artist neighborhood before its too late. Meeting Location: 282 Meserole St. Bushwick Brooklyn 11206

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1 hours 30 minutes

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Historical & Heritage Tours

The Super Tour of NYC Heroes Comics and More

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7

product.from $56

3 hours 30 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
11/02/2020

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Discover where your favorite comic book heroes from The Avengers, Spider-Man, Batman, Superman, Jessica Jones and more saved the day. Put on your capes and grab your shield as your tour guide leads you through the most filmed city in the world.

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3 hours 30 minutes

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Night Cruises

NYC Street Art Bike Tour

product.from $52.27

2 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/23/2020

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Once just a town on the outskirts of Manhattan, Williamsburg has become an inseparable part of the image most people have when they think of New York. Bike rent NYC is expanding to offer our customers the chance to explore this so called ‘little Berlin’ as part of a guided bike tour. Over the course of this two hour tour, one of our expert guides will lead you across the Williamsburg bridge and along the Waterfront, giving you the chance to soak up the views of the Manhattan skyline and the converted factories that line the river’s edge. The route back to the bridge will involve winding through the streets of Williamsburg, admiring the colorful murals that cover much of its exposed brick walls, and the independent vintage stores and cafes that are springing up all around this vibrant area. Discover Williamsburg from the comfort of a bike with us, every day at 10:00.

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2 hours

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Rockefeller Center Architecture and Art Walking Tour

product.from $29.34

1 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/23/2020

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Learn about the rich history and artistry of one of New York’s most famous landmarks, Rockefeller Center. An expert historian will discuss and walk you through the Center’s most important buildings, sculptures, murals, and public spaces.

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1 hours

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New Years

Subway Art and History Tour

product.from $32

120 - 150 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
10/24/2020

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The New York City Subway is not just a public transit system; it houses a lot of historical sites, hidden gems, and important artworks. Did you know that there are over 300 NYC subway stations with public works of art? Do you know where the first subway line was located? How did the immigrants of NYC in 1900 use the subway? Let me take you on an unforgettable tour of the subway which will change your view of being underground. We will start by discussing the history of the New York Subway system that was started in 1904. Through the tour, we will see original mosaics and terracotta tiles along with public art works that were commissioned by the MTA. The Metropolitan Transit Authority launched the MTA Arts & Design program in 1985. - 2-2.5 hours long (depending on trains) - See the secret City Hall Station - View historical mosaics and contemporary public artworks - Visit a variety of stations on different lines - Start in the East Village - End in the Upper East Side

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120 - 150 minutes

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National Holidays

Harlem Gospel Multimedia Walking Tour

product.from $41.6

4 hours

tour.next_available_date:
11/01/2020

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On this tour you will visit one of Harlem’s most historic churches consisting of outstanding soul stirring gospel music and the power of prayer. After the church service, you will embark on a cultural walking tour conducted by a lifelong born and raised Harlem resident equipped with portable video, sound and pictures presented along the way at sights of cultural significance. The media component will heighten your enjoyment and understanding of Harlem history.

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4 hours

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Historical & Heritage Tours

Harlem on Sunday Tour with Church Visit and Gospel Choir Performance

product.from $59

3 hours 30 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
11/08/2020

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Your 3.5-hour tour of Harlem on Sundays exposes you to New York's center of Afro-American history rich in cultural and political tradition. A highlight of your tour includes a local church service to hear the inspirational sounds of Gospel music known throughout the world. Learn about the Harlem Renaissance in the early 20th century, when black writers, intellectuals and musicians flourished and political movements were born. See the landmarks of Harlem including Sugar Hill, the townhouses of Striver's Row, Sylvan Terrace, the Abyssinian Baptist Church and 125th Street, Harlem’s commercial center. Your tour includes round-trip transportation from select hotels.

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3 hours 30 minutes

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New Years

Skip the Line The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tour and Wine Tasting Ticket

product.from $500

120 - 300 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
10/25/2020

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Join us for a bespoke experience with special access through The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Take in the expansive interiors as we reveal hidden gems or explore classical highlights. Our engaging art experiences focus on you as they inspire curiosity, encourage questions, and invite dialogue. Let us tailor to suit your artistic tastes from the incredible options ranging from antiquities to contemporary art. Along the way, you can relax and imbibe in the Met’s wine lounge as your expert guide will act as your own personal art historian, answering any questions about art and artists, the museum or New York. Treats and beverages can be purchased a la carte. ART SMART’s team is comprised of fresh, engaging art historians, curators and specialists at the top of their field who are trained to deliver custom experiences that are focused on the client’s interests and expectations.

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120 - 300 minutes

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Historical & Heritage Tours

High Line & Hudson Yards Walking Tour

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4

product.from $25

2 hours

tour.next_available_date:
10/23/2020

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Come experience the green oasis the most current and most expensive development in the history of NYC. Walk along its beautiful gardens. Admire and photograph the Vessel- this public structure rising 45.7 meters high and 2,500 interconnecting steps. Prepare for a urban hiking experience, away from NYC busy streets and get lifted up into a garden path along the West side of Manhattan with amazing views of New York City and the Hudson river along the way. The High Line park is an example of urban renewal at its finest, a unique concept of a park, a green oasis among the concrete giants. During the 2 hour walk you will visit the most important, the most historic points, sculptures, arts, and murals of the high line. Slowdown and check out the various species of plants that were specifically picked for the high line. Highlights are the: the “Vessel”, Hudson Yards, Zaha Hadid building, the 10th Avenue square and overlook, Chelsea Market…

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2 hours

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National Holidays

Private Harlem Gospel Tour

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1

product.from $149

4 hours

tour.next_available_date:
11/01/2020

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This Gospel tour will have a private pickup at Midtown Manhattan hotel and with a local tour guide. You'll be escorted to a Gospel service that you will remember for a lifetime. Join the local community for a morning gospel service and prayer, and afterwards, take a walking tour of the markets and streets of Harlem.

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4 hours

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National Holidays

VIP Private Metropolitan Museum of Art Tours

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1

product.from $186.67

60 - 240 minutes

tour.next_available_date:
10/24/2020

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The Met is *open*! Timed reservations and masks required; I will arrange and take of everything for your group! Skip the long lines and crowds, and handle authentic ancient artifacts! Museums With Marisa provides exclusive and unique VIP private tours with your very own Harvard trained archaeologist museum educator. Marisa's tour are engaging, lively and dynamic, using authentic ancient artifacts for hands-on discovery. Ages 5 to 95! Families, adult groups and couples all welcome. Please, if possible, allow one week advance scheduling to accommodate The Met's policies. Contact us for immediate booking inquires. Tour Themes: Mummies and More! Discovering Ancient Egypt When In Rome: Discovering Ancient Greece and Rome The Impressionists Highlights of The Met Interested in a specific gallery? Ask us and we will create a tour just for you! All tour fees include Met Museum admission tickets! Skip the lines and walk right into the Great Hall to meet Marisa and start exploring.

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60 - 240 minutes

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