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Lower Manhattan Historic Walking Tour

Walk Through History

Historical, Fun and Flexible with "Ramble Points"

Be transported through time on this entertaining walking tour through lower Manhattan, led by an expert actor/guide showing you NYC through their eyes.

Your tour is a walk through time, with your costumed guide telling enchanting stories throughout — bringing history to life with a lively and entertaining timeline through some of New York’s most fascinating areas. Discover the iconic sights that history made famous, as well as the less-explored streets that add charm and intrigue to this ever-changing city.

At a designated “Ramble Point,” you will have the opportunity to leave the tour if you choose, grab a coffee or visit an attraction, before rejoining a later group (about 1.5-hour interval). Customize your tour without missing out on any of the excitement!

per adult from

$56

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Costumed Professional Tour Guide Provides Live Commentary/Performance
    • More than 30 Points of Interest
    • Audio Headset-Optimize walking and hearing experiences
    • 1 Ramble Point
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Century 21 Gift Card (value $5 or more)
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Trinity Church, Broadway at Wall Street, New York City, NY 10006

    The Walk starts across the street from the Trinity Church. As the first guide is from the colonial era, you will hear first-hand fun stories about this over hundred-year old building, how it was being built, who funded the construction and all the marvelous renovations through time. While enchanted by the exquisite structure, your journey will be followed by an entry to the Hamilton Gravesite, where the founding father and his wife Eliza rest.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Federal Hall, 26 Wall St, New York City, NY 10005-1996

    George Washington took the oath of office as the first President of the US, and this site was home to the first Congress, Supreme Court, and Executive Branch offices. Let the guide tell you what really happened on the inauguration day and what happened after.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Wall Street, New York City, NY 10005

    Why Wall Street is called Wall Street? You will finally find out.

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Stop At: New York Stock Exchange, 20 Broad St, New York City, NY 10005-2601

    See through the past and present of this one of the world’s largest marketplaces for securities and other exchange-traded investments. At the same time, appreciate the grandeur architecture of this legendary landmark.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Fraunces Tavern Museum, 54 Pearl St, New York City, NY 10004-4300

    Bypassing this NYC oldest building, you will hear about the cool stories of this hidden gem with the founding fathers.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Stone Street Historic District, New York City, NY

    The first street paved with stone in the city, now it is filled with old-fashioned pubs and restaurants. This "old-world charm" in the heart of Financial district conserves the traces of the city's evolving, which will be uncovered by your guide.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: Seaport District NYC, 19 Fulton St, New York City, NY 10038

    Here you will see beautiful East River Harbor view including the Wall Street Heliport, South Street Seaport Piers, Brooklyn Bridge etc. Be prepared to be amazed by how the harbor has come together after the disastrous Sandy Storm.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Pier 15, East River Esplanade, 78 South St, New York, NY 10006, USA

    1st Ramble Point: where you can choose to leave the tour, ramble around at your own pace - grab a snack, shop, relax over coffee, or visit an attraction - then "Walk On" the tour as the next group passes by!

    Pass By: New York by Gehry, 8 Spruce St, New York, NY 10038, USA

    It was the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere at the time of opening in February 2011, still one of the tallest residential towers in the world.

    Stop At: City Hall Park, 43 Park Row City Hall, New York City, NY 10038-1508

    "Surrounded by centuries-old majestic government buildings that date back to 1812, this park provides a much-needed green spot in a bustling downtown area."

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Woolworth Building, 233 Broadway, New York City, NY 10003

    This striking Gothic style building was the tallest in the world from 1913 to 1930, recognized as National Historic Landmark, an iconic structure among New York City Skyline.

    Stop At: The Oculus, 33-69 Vesey St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003

    Santiago Calatrava's $4 billion transit, dining hub and architectural masterpiece. You guide will reveal the stories of designing and building this breathtaking project for you.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Stop At: One World Observatory, 285 Fulton St One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

    2nd Ramble Point: Enter into the resurrection after 9.11 and walk through the memories and memorials of the tragic history of NYC. And opportunity to ramble off, explore around and take a moment to see New York City from this tallest building in the Western hemisphere.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, 180 Greenwich St World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089

    Monument to tragedy, symbol of resilience.

    Stop At: Ground Zero Museum Workshop, 420 W 14th St Floor 2, New York City, NY 10014-1064

    Waterfalls marking the absence of the twin towers.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Charging Bull (Wall Street Bull), 26 Broadway, New York City, NY 10004-1703

    This bronze Bull sculpture symbolizes Wall Street. Your guide will explain to you why it does and how.

    Duration: 3 minutes

    Pass By: National Museum of the American Indian, 1 Bowling Grn, New York City, NY 10004-1415

    Alexander Hamilton Custom House - home of the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian.

    Pass By: Battery Park, State Street and Battery Place, New York City, NY 10004

    Here you tour will conclude but before it ends, there is still a lot to talk about in the surroundings, like the Castle Clinton, Statue of Liberty etc.

  • Departure Point :
    2 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Return Detail :
    Netherland Monument, Battery Park Battery Pl. &, State St, New York, NY 10004, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by City Rambler

Activity ID: V-92534P1

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