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  4. Little Italy, New York

New York Walking Tour: Chinatown, Five Points & Little Italy

Product ID: 95691
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Learn more about the immigration of the Chinese, Irish, and Italians to New York City on a 2-hour walking tour of Chinatown, Little Italy, and the Five Points district.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the world's most influential Chinatown and learn its origin
  • Explore the troubled history of Five Points and the real gangs of New York
  • Walk the streets of Little Italy and see some of the best gourmet food stores
  • See the world's first tenement building and understand why it was built
Full description
Learn the immigrant history of New York City as you follow in the footpaths of the first Chinese, Irish, and Italian settlers. Travel through different historical periods, such as the Gold Rush, railroads, and birth of the Chinatowns.

Hear about the gangs of the Irish-dominated Five Points district, including "Boss Tweed" and his Tammany Hall political machine. Trace the path of the Mezzogiorno exodus of the Italian settles, to the origins of Little Italy.

Revel in details about how each neighborhood was established and follow the struggles of the sun-drenched immigrants. Marvel at how they and their descendants built the greatest nation in the world.

Pass George Washington's revolutionary headquarters, the first tenement, the saloon where Irving Berlin started his career, and the birthplace of the American Mafia along the way. See where Lucky Luciano had his office, and hear about the first pizzeria in America.
Includes
  • 2-hour walking tour

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Meeting point

Meet in front of Paris Baguette, 273 Canal St, New York, NY 10013. Your licensed tour guide will be there holding a white flag with the local tour operator's logo on it.

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Product ID: 95691