Tenements, Tastings, And Tales Of New York's Lower East Side

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Explore NYC like never before on this Lower East Side NYC tour. Experience cultures from all over the world amid the unique historical sites of Chinatown and Little Italy.

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.

Visit 100 year old historic sites including imposing churches 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 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 visiting 100-year old bakeries, passing by historic sites. 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 boutiques and restaurants. Keep your camera ready to snap photos of unique food shops and countless signs that light up with Chinese characters. We'll dive into Latin culture at a community garden and take in cultural sites like the African Burial Ground. 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.

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from $85.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic, Cuisine
Tour Duration
3 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
An approximately 20 minute taxi (not included, approximately $15 US each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Several tastes of different ethnic dishes corresponding to the people that have lived in the neighborhood and a bottle of water are included.
Special Instructions
Comfortable clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes are recommended.
This tour cannot accommodate wheelchairs. Guests must be able to walk on paved surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas. A maximum of 12 people are permitted on this tour.