New York: Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour with Lunch

New York: Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour with Lunch

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Key Details
Duration
3 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Stroll present-day Harlem learning about the Harlem Renaissance
  • Learn about legendary Harlem Renaissance residents, such as Pig Foot Mary
  • Enjoy a lunch at a local Harlem restaurant
  • See the theaters, ballrooms, and churches that cultivated Harlem talent
  • Discover why this period in American history was so important for African-American culture
Overview
Discover some of the most beautiful theaters, ballrooms, and churches in Harlem on a 3-hour walking tour of Harlem Renaissance locations. Learn about legendary Harlem residents, such as the poet Langston Hughes, and jazz musicians like Duke Ellington.
What to Expect
Embark on a journey through present-day Harlem to see the people and places that helped create the Harlem Renaissance, and discover why this period in American history was so magical and important for African-American culture.

During the 3-hour walking tour, you will discover where Jungle Alley was, and learn why 135th Street was such a crucial area during the Harlem Renaissance. Along the way, see wonderful theaters, ballrooms, and churches that were jumping during the Renaissance.

Your guide will bring the history alive as they tell stories of the most influential individuals, from the writers Langston Hughes and Zora Neal Hurston, to jazz legends such as Duke Ellington. Hear about the cook Lillian Harris Dean and why she took the name “Pig Foot Mary.” Discover how Madame CJ Walker made her millions, and explore Harlem in art form via the artist Jacob Lawrence and photographer James Van Der Zee.

Once the walking tour comes to a close, you will be treated to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant to experience life in Harlem today.
What's Included
  • Guide
  • Lunch
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
Meeting Point

Meet at 2360 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, Between 126th and 127th Streets (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Tour must be booked at least 48 hours in advance

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