Tenements, Tastings, and Tales of New York's Lower East Side
Experience the cultural vibrancy of the Lower East side on this New York City tour. Meet your tour guide at City Hall, where you'll enjoy a delicious breakfast treat to begin your journey.
Visit 100 year old historic sites including imposing churches, bustling markets, and savory bakeries as you head toward Little Italy. Pay attention to the Italian influence that dominates this quaint neighborhood. Your guide will also take you to still operating synagogues and Jewish boutiques that have operated in New York for over a century. This Lower East Side of Manhattan tour will continue on to Essex Street Market, where you will visit the Lower East Side Tenement Museum and African Burial Ground. At the former, learn about the daily lives of immigrants who risked their lives to create a better future for their children in the New World.
After your Little Italy tour, head straight into the vibrant streets of Chinatown, one of the largest Chinese neighborhoods in America. You'll feel like you're in Shanghai as you visit the Chinese markets, boutiques, and restaurants. Keep your camera ready to snap photos of unique food shops and countless signs that light up with Chinese characters. With so many cultures from around the world all in one vicinity, this is the perfect opportunity to taste one or all of the flavors available in Manhattan's famous neighborhoods. Don't hesitate; book your Lower East Side tour today to see what the Big Apple has to offer.
Please Note: This walking tour begins and ends at two different locations. Additional information will be provided in your electronic ticket.
Reviewer: Edward Loebl
The tour taught us so much about the immigrants and locations in the lower east side. It was more of a food tour than we expected, a nice surprise. We would definitely do it again.