New York Ghosts: Hauntings & Ghouls of Greenwich VillageBook Now
Strange and Twisted
Did you know that Greenwich Village's Washington Square Park is haunted? New York city planners built the now-famous park and marble arch on top of 20,000 dead bodies.
New York City is known for its crushing hustle and bustle, and many of America's most historically significant people lived their lives layered on top of one another for hundreds of years. The city has such a rich and ruthless history that it is one of the best places to visit when you see truly spooky tales. With every step you take in this concrete jungle, you unearth new histories and around every corner, you'll encounter a story you've never heard before.
"I live in Greenwich Village and had no idea how much eerie history was behind this area! So great for NYC residents or visitory looking to learn more about the area."
What Is the New York Ghosts: Hauntings and Ghouls of Greenwich Village Tour About?
Our NYC Ghost Tour unearths a side of Greenwich Village that many people never hear about. Since its beginnings, the village has been inundated by people seeking a new life, creating a history that is fascinating, tragic, and strange. Join us on a life-changing experience where we explore a side of New York that few are brave enough to see.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Our walking tour takes you through one mile of New York's Greenwich Village, where you will visit different paranormal sites based on real life history, amongst them:
- The Jefferson Market Library: Do you dare to wave back to the mysterious woman at the window?
- The Triangle Factory Fire: Can you hear the trapped lost souls from that tragic fire?
- Mark Twain's House of Death: Will you catch a glimpse of Mark Twain inside his brownstone house?
- ...any many more...
Our expert guides will pass on meticulously-researched ghost stories that offer a shuddering insight into the cruelty of humanity. The strange sightings, paranormal activity, and hauntings that guests experience on our tours are real- this tour isn't for the faint of heart.
Come join us on this amazing tour that will introduce you to the rich history of Greenwich Village and give you a new opinion of the streets beneath your feet.
"We're all of us haunted and haunting."
- Chuck Palahniuk
Meeting point address: Washington Square Park at the Arch, at Washington Square North, New York, NY
Duration: 1 hr. across 1 mile
Parking: We recommend parking near Washington Square Park or using public transportation. To see parking options, click below:
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February 7th 2024
"We had a great time with Marcus. He was knowledgeable and a great storyteller. We opted for the extr ... "
February 4th 2024
"Wonderful your! Markus was super knowledgeable and gave us extra info and stops because he saw we ca ... "
January 28th 2024
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This tour is a walking tour.