Harlem has been a thriving neighborhood and birthplace of African-American success and cultural achievement since the 1920s. Originally a Dutch village first developed in 1658, Harlem is named after the Dutch city of Haarlem in the Netherlands. Harlem was annexed to New York city in 1873. On this Harlem sightseeing tour learn about the history of the area while venturing through its charming streets.
First, you will see famous attractions in Harlem including Columbia University, the Apollo Theater, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Sugar Hill, and Duke Ellington's apartment. Afterwards indulge in present day culture as you attend a local congregation for the Sunday service followed by a brunch. Experience the excitement of the soulful gospel music and religious fervor. Come on the Harlem tour and have an exciting time that you will never forget.