Superheroes, Skyscrapers, and Supervillains
Did you know that New York is the setting of so many comics because the Marvel Studios office is located in NYC? Stan Lee encouraged Marvel writers to set the comics in "the world outside your window".
Looking to escape into a world of the superhero greats? Well WHAM! BAM! BOOM! You've come to the right place! New York City is the landmark for comic book stores, superheroes, and villains galore! Some of New York City's most iconic buildings, like the Empire State Building, the Chrysler, and Grand Central Station have been the backdrop for blockbusters like Spider-Man, Superman, Marvel's Avengers, and more!
"I've been a huge comic book nerd since the 80s- this tour hit all the marks from classic comics to movie location to trivia. Couldn't recommend more."
What Is the NYC Superheroes: Marvel and DC Comics Origins Tour About?
The New York Superheroes Tour is sure to keep everyone of all ages engaged and entertained. You will get to witness places where Marvel, DC, and Superhero TV shows take place. You'll get a glimpse at locations where your favorite movies were filmed, along with diiving into classic comic books, games, and adventures for thrills! Think of this tour as "Superhero Themed, With Everything Cool in Between". The irresistable love for America pop-culture, fictional fun characters, and cinematology will come to life; this action-packed, knowledgeable tour is sure to be a delight!
What You Will See On This Tour:
Our walking tour takes you through 9 stops throughout New York City, visiting different sites connected to the world's favorite heroes, amongst them:
- Flatiron Building: Visit the iconic wedged building where the Daily Bugle News Station was set in the Spider-Man trilogy
- The Empire State Building: Gaze upon the location of Superman's pivotal scene in 1980's Superman II
- Grand Central Terminal: Stand where the Avengers stood united in an epic battle scene against Loki and Thanos' army
- Midtown Comics: Shop for treasures at the longstanding, pivotal landmark on Times Square that dates back to 1997
- ...and many more...
We will stop at each site and relive the amazing stories, the battles between good and evil, and the iconic landmarks that served as a backdrop for our favorite films.
Come join us on this amazing tour, and experience the stories, history, and magic of the world of comic- make sure to bring your best walking shoes and capes, and have no fear!
"Anything is possible in the superhero world."
- Lisa Yee
Meeting point address: In front of the Southern Fountain in Madison Square
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Parking: We recommend parking near Madison Square or using public transportation. To see parking options, click below:
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February 4th 2024
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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.
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This tour is a walking tour.