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  1. United States
  2. New York (State)
  3. New York City
  4. SoHo, Manhattan

SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown 2-Hour Guided Walk

Product ID: 46043
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Spend an intriguing 2 hours immersed in authentic New York City neighborhoods. Discover the fascinating histories of SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown where different worlds appear around nearly every corner. Spot some well-known personalities as well!
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear the history of immigrants and their struggles
  • See where Mafia and Chinese gang violence occurred
  • Be on the lookout for celebrities in the historical Cast Iron district of SoHo
Full description
A Big Apple experience doesn’t get more authentic than a visit to SoHo, Little Italy, and Chinatown, where you’ll experience very different worlds in a relatively small area. Spot movie stars, celebrities, and fashionistas in historic SoHo district with its charming cast-iron buildings – its greatest treasure.

On this 2-hour guided walk you’ll hear stories of immigrant struggles and gang violence in Little Italy and Chinatown as you sample ethnic food.

The itinerary includes visits to many of the following sites:
• Spring Street
• Greene and Spring streets (site of the Manhattan Well Murder, which was the first recorded murder case in New York City)
• Cast Iron district
• E.V. Haughwout Building (home to the first safety elevator)
• 421 Broome Street (where Heath Ledger died, in Mary Kate Olsen's apartment)
• Old Police Station (1909 Beaux-Arts building, which is now a residence)
• Ravenite Club (the story of John Gotti)
• Old Saint Patrick's
• Mulberry Street (heart of Little Italy)
• Alleva Dairy (where cheese has been made for a hundred years)
• Italian American Museum (site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire)
• Umbertos (site of the mob hit on Joe Gallo)
• National Shrine Church of San Gennaro (story of the liquefaction of the saint's blood)
• Opium den
• Bloody Angle (Doyers Street)
• Columbus Park (of Gangs of New York fame)
Includes
  • Walking tour with English-speaking tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food costs
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

The meeting point is the south-west corner of Spring Street and 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas). The closest subway stations are Spring Street (C, E train) or Houston Street (1 train). Guides will be on the south west corner of Spring Street Park holding orange flags. It is the corner across from Aqua Grill.

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Product ID: 46043