Did you know the SoHo neighborhood has the largest number of cast-iron buildings in the world? Or that spaghetti and meatballs as a dish was invented in Little Italy? Or that there are actually 11 Chinatowns throughout NYC?
As a city where over 800 languages are spoken, New York is widely known as a melting pot of nationalities, ethnicities, cultures, and heritage. The city has welcomed immigrants from all over the world since its inception, as it continues to do today. New York prides itself on its distinct identity as a collection of boroughs that meld together in a common desire to create the American dream, while at the same time keeping their unique customs and traditions alive.
"This is one of the best tours I've ever been on. I had no idea how cool these neighborhoods are!"
A uniquely New York City interactive and immersive tour that plunges you delightfully into the colors, cultures, and cuisines of these three iconic neighborhoods, the SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown Tour is a feast for the sense in every way. As only an experience in the Big Apple can do, this tour- created by locals for locals and visitors alike, packs a vibrant and overflowing mix of cultures, ethnicities, unique shops, local cuisine, and more into an afternoon full of experiences that will somehow satisfy your cravings while still leaving you wanting more.
Experience a fascinating exploration of some of New York's most famous and diverse neighborhoods, with locations featuring:
Expert local guides will share the stories behind the creation of these historic New York neighborhoods and the impact they have made on the city. Witness the diversity and charm of the modern blend of cultures these boroughs have developed, their triumphs and challenges, and the rich heritage of the communities that make up the fabric of New York City.
Join us on a captivating journey through the diverse and fascinating neighorhoods of New York, and experience authentic cultures from all over the world.
"The city is like poetry; it compresses all life, all races, and breeds, into a small island and adds music and the accompaniment of internal engines."
Meeting point address: Meet at the "Swivel Chairs" in Spring Street Park, near the corner of 6th Ave. and Spring St.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Spring Street Park, or using public transportation. To see parking options, click below:
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Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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