Guided tour

Greenwich Village Tour

4.9 / 5

18 reviews

Activity provider: TopDogTours
Guided tour

Greenwich Village Tour

Activity provider: TopDogTours

From US$ 47 per person

Explore Greenwich Village on a 2-hour guided walk. Visit Washington Square Park and other sites that have played a role in recent American history.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Visit Washington Square Park, home to musicians and protesters
  • See the Brown Building and Stonewall Inn, where important movements began
  • Take in many of the historic homes and businesses in the Village
Full description
Begin your 2-hour tour at the corner of 6th Avenue and Waverly Place, and learn about the history of Greenwich Village. Head to the Edgar Allan Poe house and the Washington Square Hotel. Explore Washington Square Park, a former potter's field, and learn how this area became the destination for musicians and protesters. Visit the Brown Building, site of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911, an event that led to the American labor movement. Head up McDougal Street, and see Cafe Wha, Cafe Reggio, and the Comedy Cellar. Learn where the best pizza in NYC is sold. Stroll down Christopher Street and visit the Stonewall Inn, where a riot in 1969 began America's Gay Rights Movement.
  • Local guide
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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Meeting point

Tour meets in front of Waverly Diner on the corner of 6th Ave and Waverly Place.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please note that this tour may be canceled in unfavorable weather conditions and if this occurs you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes because there is a reasonable amount of walking involved
  • It is recommended to dress appropriately for the weather because this tour operates in most weather conditions
  • If you make the decision to not follow the guide or their instructions it is not guaranteed that you will be reunited with the group
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 18 reviews

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December 10, 2022

September 5, 2022

Our guide Liz was fabulous. So informative. We really enjoyed the tour.

May 10, 2022

Product ID: 72313