PRIVATE SOHO – LITTLE ITALY – CHINATOWN TOUR
Looking for a little more of the Big Apple. Join us as we visit some of Manhattan’s oldest and most historic districts. We will walk through the iconic streets of Soho with its magnificent cast iron buildings and upscale designer shops. Explore the streets of Little Italy with the aroma of authentic Italian cooking and famous mafia locations. Visit the largest Chinatown in the western hemisphere and its colorful street vendors. “Getting hungry” No problem, you can sample some of the good food tastings along the way.* This tour will cover a range of topics from immigrants to gentrification and give you the opportunity to familiarize yourself with these neighborhoods so you can return on your own if you wish.
*price for food not included in price of tour.
SITES WE VISIT:
- SoHo’s Sites Cast Iron District
- Haughwout Building
- Heath Ledger’s Apartment Building
- Oldest Cheese Shop in NY
- Lombardi’s Pizza – NY’s first pizzeria
- Mafia Hangouts
- Canal and Mott Streets
- Former Five Points District (Gangs of NY)
- Columbus Park
- Old Opium Den
- Old NYC Police Headquarters
Meet up location SW corner of 6th Ave. and Spring St. in the Spring St. Park. We do not end up where we start.We do not end up where we start.
Duration | 2 hours 30 min.
Activity Level | Moderate
Gratuities are greatly appreciated.