Tough Guys that ruled this area
Little Italy - where The Mafia or Cosa Nostra wreaked havoc and mob members were gunned down in the streets. Learn of the demise of the last don - John Gotti.
Chinatown - was home to the Tong gangs, where the infamous two Tongs would rage war on each other. The battles were so violent the streets became known as "Blood Angle". Explore the underground tunnels and hear stories of their wars.
The Five Points - The Gangs of NY - As the Irish escaped the potato famine in Ireland they landed in NY in the most poverty stricken slum in NYC. See were the five points converged and gang extortion, houses of ill-repute and crime flourished.
Walk the streets and where some of the most powerful gangs in New York City ruled. Gain insight into some of the most feared and ruthless gangs in NYC.
This tour normally lasts 2. 5 - 3 hours
Old Umbertos Clam House Location
Pell and Doyer St.
Undergorund Opium Den (we go underground)
Old Opera House
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We meet at the corner of Kenmare and Lafayette St. at Petrosino Sq. in Soho. I will be holding a Metro NYC tour sign.
End location: We will finish in Chinatown at Columbus Park corner of Worth and Mulberry St.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
This is a walking tour. We walk approx. 1.5 miles.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - We stop if you wish for some Italian Treats. You might want to buy something from vendors in Chinatown.
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We all thoroughly enjoyed Robins tour. She was tremendously knowledgeable and was happy to answer questions on any subject. Especially impressed with how she dealt with a sulky teen!! Would definitely recommend Robin.