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NYC Stories from the Dark Side with an NYPD Guide provided by Walks

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  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 23/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    11 Wall St
    11 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, USA
    In front of Stock Exchange on Broad Street between Wall Street and Exchange Place. The exact address is 11 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, USA. Taxi: Tell your taxi you need to go to NY Stock Exchange which is located on Broad and Wall street. Taxi won't be able to drop you off in front of it as it is a pedestrian area but will be able to leave you a block or two from it. Public Transportation: Subway: Subway 6 on Wall street stop J/Z Broad street Stop 2/3 Wall Street stop
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  • Pass by
    Trinity Church
  • 1
    Wall Street
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 2
    Little Italy
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Lower East Side
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 4
    Chinatown
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Little Italy
    Little Italy, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Little Italy
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Important Information
Departure Point
11 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, USA
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Little Italy, New York, NY 10013, USA
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of the Lower East Side and Wall Street
  • Expert tour guide
  • Small groups of 20 people or fewer
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour may not be suitable for young children, as the subject matter can be disturbing
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Tour is in English only
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
20Reviews
3Q&A
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Scott M wrote a review Dec 2019
Geelong, Australia36 contributions31 helpful votes
Awesome informative and enjoyable tour with Rob - highly recommended . Lots of history - recommendations for food and things to see and do
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at NYC Stories from the Dark Side with an NYPD Guide
Responded 2 Jan 2020
We are delighted to hear that you had a good tour with Rob exploring the Dark Side of New York City! Thank you for your review; enjoy the rest of your time there.
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Morningstar2093 wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia41 contributions19 helpful votes
Firstly...our ex-NYPD guide Tim was a fabulous tour leader. Full of detail and facts, he led us from the white collar crimes of Wall Street to the back alleys of Chinatown where the Tongs ruled. A visit to the site of the notorious Five Points inspired me to buy the book Gangs
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from TakeWalksSF, Guest Relations Manager at NYC Stories from the Dark Side with an NYPD Guide
Responded 22 Oct 2019
We appreciate you taking the time to share such a thoughtful review with us! We are delighted that you enjoyed your tour with Tim learning about the gritty crime life of the city and hope that we will get a chance to tour with you in the future.
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tdonc8 wrote a review Jan 2019
Brisbane, Australia186 contributions39 helpful votes
My husband and 14 yo son loved this tour. It was on our last day in NYC so I was in two minds whether it was the best option. My husband said the history stories kept both him and my son throughly engaged, pitched at the right level. My son also loved seeing the NY landmarks
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Response from TakeWalks, Guest Relations Manager at NYC Stories from the Dark Side with an NYPD Guide
Responded 27 Apr 2019
Hello tarnns8, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us! We are happy to hear that both you and your family found the tour engaging and at a great level for all different people. You are correct, this tour is a great mix of history and pop culture and is a real treat for those who enjoy crime shows. Thank you for sharing your experience and we hope that you take Walks with us again soon! Warmest regards, The Walks Team
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Nick J wrote a review Dec 2018
Potsdam, Germany91 contributions22 helpful votes
I have visited NYC six times and was looking for something that I had not already seen or done. From the description this tour seemed to fit the bill. The reality was somewhat different. We actually abandoned the tour at the first possible opportunity because the guide was more
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from TakeWalks, Public Relations Manager at NYC Stories from the Dark Side with an NYPD Guide
Responded 23 Aug 2019
Dear 209nickj, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We understand that the content of this tour didn't live up to your expectations and we are sorry that's the case. Our guides are trained to adhere to the interests of the group and moving forward our Guide Manager will address these concerns. We appreciate you bringing them to our attention, it's from reviews such as yours where we can learn how to improve our services. Thank you again for telling us your thoughts and we hope that this doesn't deter you from taking Walks with us in the future. All the best, The Walks Team
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Lyon77 wrote a review Jun 2018
Houston, Texas9 contributions2 helpful votes
This was an amazing walking tour with lots of historical and current information. Our tour guide, Robert Yonskie, had a wealth of knowledge for this tour and several really interesting conversational sidetracks. It was a 3-hour hike, but we had plenty of opportunities for breaks
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Amazing walking tour of Wall Street
We booked this tour for my Mom and she had an amazing experience with Katherine. She went above and beyond, giving
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jamesbrucem2020
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Wonderful time at Statue of Liberty.
Rob was our guide for this amazing tour. He took the time to get to know his tourists and I found him engaging and
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Diverted MET tour disaster
This tour is fantastic. Kevin was incredibly knowledgable and tied in the influences of art through history. He ask
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DoxyandTravelLover
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Katie is Amazing! Loved this tour!
We took the extended tour. Katie did a great job of guiding us through the highlights of the Met - with knowledge,
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kellyandtims
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Statue of Liberty/Ellis island tour
Rachael was very informative, entertaining and friendly! Great tour :) she pointed out so many details that we woul
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592lanaed
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Awesome tour
Jacob took us on the tour and was very helpful. He was friendly and fun. He took time to explain to us the history
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Amazing tour guide
Rachel was amazing, so much information, insight and interesting facts from a very friendly and welcoming guide!
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Pauline I
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Fantastic experience
First visit to New York for me and my husband. An amazing day. Our guide Ben was very knowledgeable and brought t
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ckaplancpa
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Great tour
Small group of 24. Tour leader was an actor so he was animated and enjoyable. Battery park is outstanding starting
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HJB99
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Great trip
Excellent guide Avalro- sorry not sure of spelling - informative and funny- fantastic trip highly recommended
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happywhalewatcher
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Fabulous Tour of Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
We had a great sunny warm day for our tour with Rob. He is a great tour guide. Rob gave us some history of New York
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So worth it
Rob our guide was very informative, his knowledge of the history and background of the Statue and Ellis was fantast
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The Met guided tour, NYC
Our Met guide Katie was accommodating, knowledgeable, professional, and a delight to spend the afternoon with. She
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Statue of liberty and Ellis island tour
This tour was really good u'll be luck if jerry is ur guide very knoweldgable and puncuate, the tour took around 3
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Kaitie was a great host, sense of humour and lots of information. This tour guarantees a great time in this museum
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