Thursday, Monday and SaturdayDuration
4 hoursStart time
Reach Harlem Spirituals office travel by subway
Please report at the meeting point 30 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
You can get off the ferry wherever you please
What do Arthur Miller, Truman Capote, Larry David and Jay Z have in common? Answer – they all come from Brooklyn!
Stroll through one of the most exciting boroughs in New York City. Trendy and artisanal in essence, Brooklyn is ever-evolving and yet retains a certain indigenous charm to it. Stroll through its tree-lined streets and discover why Brooklyn is famous for its unique collection of architectural styles reflective of the borough’s history. See Brownstones, carriage houses and a cornucopia of beautiful churches.
Grab a bite at one of the local food truck stands that Brooklyn is famous for. With an All Day Hop-On, Hop-Off New York Ferry Cruise Pass, experience the vibrant city of New York and customize your own sightseeing itinerary. Explore the New York harbor and amazing views of the city which include the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center and much more!
Meet your guide at Harlem Spirituals office at 8:30am. At 9am, the tour commences with a walk through the tree-lined streets of Brooklyn with a friendly guide to enlighten you on the history and background of Brooklyn.
This incredible borough, a kaleidoscope of cultural diversity, has made an immense contribution to American life. On a fascinating walking tour of Brooklyn, you will discover the rich mosaic of ethnic neighborhoods that make up this vibrant part of New York.
As you walk through the picturesque and charming streets of Brooklyn, you can take in the Brownstones, carriage houses and a cornucopia of beautiful churches. Learn about the history of Brooklyn, the background of its diverse communities and its evolution from the colonial times to the present day.
The places that will be covered during the Brooklyn walking tour are:
Park Slope, a historic neighborhood in the western section of Brooklyn, is a living depiction of 19th century Brooklyn with its tree-line streets and beautiful homes.
Brooklyn Heights, where you will see some of the city’s best residential architecture and spectacular views of Manhattan’s skyline. The neighbourhood is also known for its Brownstones, immaculate trees and an air of stately regality,
Downtown Brooklyn and DUMBO, are ultra-hip neighbourhoods rooted in a historic past. An eclectic combination of old warehouses, interesting shops and restaurants, and pricey high rise apartments, this part of Brooklyn is a tourist hot-spot.
Grab a bite at one of the innumerable food trucks, a popular culinary trend in Brooklyn. After the walking tour, you can enjoy an exciting Hop-On, Hop-Off ferry cruise with great views of the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Brooklyn Bridge, One World Trade Center and many more attractions. Hop on and off at any stop you prefer and enjoy views of the city’s greatest neighbourhoods, sights, and attractions on New York’s most iconic boat!
It is essential that you call the activity operator 48 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming your booking and departure details.
You will need to exchange your voucher 30 minutes before the scheduled departure. If you arrive in NYC a day prior it is advisable to collect the voucher in advance.
The Local Activity Operators office is located at Times Square at 690, 8th Avenue between 43 and 44th Streets, 2nd floor.
The opening hours are Monday to Saturday 8:00am to 7:00pm and Sunday 8:00am – 3:00pm.