City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture
Kid Friendly: No. Recommended age 10 and above.There is a lot of history involved in this tour.
Maximum travelers: 10
English (fluent), Hebrew (fluent)
birthplace of NY
Come explore the places and hear the stories where American History started from a Dutch trading post in the early 1600's to a world financial capitol. You will learn about the founding of the New York Stock Exchange and the financial district. View the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island from Battery Park. Walk the first stoned street in NYC and the Canyon of Heroes. Hear and see the site of the World Trade Center Disaster and here about St. Paul's Chapel and the important part it played during that trying time.
We will visit the 9/11 Memorial site where the twin towers once stood.
We will walk the streets of the birth of this great nation and city. Visit the 9/11 memorial (does not include entrance to museum).
Sites we cover on the tour:
Canyon of Heroes
The Charging Bull
Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty - we do not go there
House of Morgan
New York Stock Exchange
St. Paul's Chapel
City Hall and City Hall Park
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet at the corner of Wall St. and Broad St. in front of Federal Hall on the top of the steps on landing. I can pick you up at your hotel but this will cut into tour time.
End location: We will finish tour at city hall and entrance to Brooklyn Bridge.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
We walk Lower Manhattan.
An explanation of the history of Lower Manhattan and how NYC began. We do go into some establishments. Walking tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - Food (street food is available yummy) and entrance fees are not included in price. If you choose to go to tribute center for 9/11 there is a $10 per person fee. This is not the museum.
Any food or items purchased on tour.
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We have a great tour of NYC with Robin. I would rate it 5 of 5, and I highly recommend her. She is very informed, and her love of her hometown really shows through during her tour.