Historic & Cultural Harlem Walking Tour with a Local
From the Apollo Theater to Central Park, learn about the neighborhood's famous former residents as well as the locals who currently call Harlem home. Visit the popular haunts and world-famous sights that make this New York community so well known.
Experience the rich culture and history of the Harlem community with a knowledgeable local guide
Visit the Apollo Theater, where stars like Billie Holiday and Stevie Wonder began their music careers
Browse the artistic wares on display at the African Market and visit a local restaurant that gives back to the community
Enjoy a visit to a spiritual Baptist Church and experience a glimpse of the soul of the local community
Continue on to Malcolm X Boulevard and visit the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. With a knowledgeable local guide, uncover a proud history and culture demonstrated in the exhibitions and publications of this venerable institution. Afterwards visit a Baptist church, the focal point of Harlem community activity and spirituality.
Continue the journey by walking down Lennox Avenue to see some of Harlem's hip jazz clubs and soul food restaurants, including Lennox Lounge where Billie Holiday got her start in the music industry. Wander through Harlem's African Market, brimming with a vibrant mix of traditional African arts and crafts.
Pick up a memento of your trip before finishing the adventure in one of the world's most iconic urban parks, Central Park. Stroll to the north end and view the impressive Conservatory Garden, a six-acre retreat full of diverse plant life.
• Local English-speaking guide
• Bus fare in Harlem
What's Not Included:
• Lunch (approximately $7-10 USD)
• Items of a personal nature
• Tips or gratuities for drivers and guides
Good to Know:
Please dress comfortably. Wear walking shoes and moderate attire for entry into the Baptist church. Summers can be hot and humid, spring and autumn can be cool, and in winter New York can be blanketed in snow. Please dress according to the weather conditions.
Children under the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour. prices apply to those between 6 and 11 years of age.
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