Downtown Finanical District Walking Tour
If you love musicals like 1776, Hamilton, Gilbert and Sullivan, Showboat, Ragtime, and Titanic, you will love this tour! Learn about the origins of New York City theatre history! We meet where it all started downtown in the financial district and work our way through those original curvy Dutch paths all while visiting New York's iconic locations such as the original Theatre Row, Southstreet Seaport (TKTS Booth), Titanic memorial park, The Bull, and more!
We will meet right near City Hall park and learn about our Dutch heritage and all the immigrants who came to New York with huge dreams of a new life.
Places we will visit along the way include:
-Thomas Jefferson's house
-The Titanic Memorial Park
-South Street Seaport
-Wall Street -Federal Hall- George Washington
and ending at Trinity Church where Alexander Hamilton is buried.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: In front of the Starbucks at 38 Park Row
End location: Trinity Church (75 Broadway)
Duration: 2 hours
"All the world's a stage!" Embrace your inner theatrical geek and join Amada a professional licensed Tour Guide/Actor/Singer who weaves groups around New York's bustling streets, brandishing her love of the stage and of the city along half-mile routes that cover the origins of musical theatre and Broadway history. Amada your tourist guide brings a tablet with photos and videos and will entertain you with backstage stories and personal stage experiences. *We are not allowed inside any of the Broadway theatre's due to equity union restrictions.*
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - If you want drinks or snacks along the way. Cash is accepted at local street vendors.
A high resolution photo will be taken of your group at the end of the tour.
You might want cash for any food, drink or souvenirs. Show ticket prices can vary but there are often discounted tickets available at the TKTS booth. Can range from $75 up to about $199 per ticket.