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NYC: Best of Harlem Walking Tour

Product ID: 384762
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Stroll through the historical village of Harlem on a guided tour, learning about its rich history and visiting some of its most iconic landmarks.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Visiting some of the most important landmarks in Harlem
  • Explore the famous shopping district along 125th Street
  • View the world-famous Apollo Theatre and its Walk of Fame
  • Learn about jazz history during the Harlem Renaissance
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Get an insider’s view of the historical village of Harlem on a guided 2-hour walking tour visiting some of the most important landmarks of this iconic New York City neighborhood.

Meet your guide at the meeting point near Central Park North to begin a cultural-rich tour experience. As you wander throughout Harlem your guide will share tales of the landmarks you see along the way. 

Walk down the same streets that great pioneers like Adam Clayton Powell, Langston Hughes, and Alexander Hamilton once did. Stop at the Harriett Tubman Memorial and then view the bright lights of the world-famous Apollo Theatre as you walk over its “Walk of Fame” on the famous 125th Street stretching from Hudson River To East River.

Stroll by the National history of Jazz and Studio Museum of Harlem to hear about their contributions to music and African American Culture. Learn about the birth of the Harlem Renaissance and jazz legends like Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, and many more. 

Stops on this tour include:
• Harriett Tubman Square
• Apollo Theatre
• Adam Clayton Powell State Building
• Sylvia’s
• National Museum of Jazz
• The Schomburg Center of Research
  • Local Guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Blvd Bistro (near the bus stop on West 116th Street).

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Luggage or large bags
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This tour will take place rain or shine.

From US$ 40 per person

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Universal Tour Group USA

Product ID: 384762