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Streetwise New York Tours

New York City, NY
+1 347-327-6063
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Grand Central, Upper West Side, Central Park

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! In mid-December (on a very COLD day), Andrew led our small group of four on... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Winston Salem, North Carolina
An artist's eye to a tour of meatpacking district

Sonya, an artist and writer, took our group of 3 from Pod51 Hotel on a complimentary walking tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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Most walking tours point and stare at New York-with Streetwise New York, you live it! Streetwise New York explores neighborhoods, recounts history and studies contrast--but does so knowing that New York’s essence isn’t listed in guidebooks or displayed in museums. The true New York is melted into slices of pizza, hidden in subways, and carried in the ever-changing stories of its 8.5 million people.
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Reviewed 6 days ago

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! In mid-December (on a very COLD day), Andrew led our small group of four on an amazing walking tour starting at Grand Central Station to the Upper West Side through Central Park and ending at Columbus Circle. Andrew was very well versed in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sonya, an artist and writer, took our group of 3 from Pod51 Hotel on a complimentary walking tour of Manhattan's meatpacking district. She pointed out art in the subway stop we would have missed, the colour of streets signs (indicating which were heritage streets and...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Dan was an excellent tour guide. His knowledge of the area was outstanding and he showed a lot of interest in the individual members of the tour. I would take this tour again and use his company in a heart beat.

Thank Harold P
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We are familiar with Manhattan but wanted to understand more of Queens. Andrew, brought the neighbourhood to life with an entertaining and fascinating view of the cultural history. We asked for people, markets, food and drink and he delivered.

Thank Hillhouse5
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I would like to recommend trip around Brooklyn. I love our gide. She was an artist and like a artist she used to live in Brooklyn. Nice stories and good time :)

Thank Paulina Z
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Easily the best tour of New York I've been on albeit was only sections of Lower East Side. The smaller intimate group allowed for more in depth explanations and stories. Andrew our tour guide is well knowledged and clearly passionate of his craft. He balances...More

Thank Albert B
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I did the Pod tour of Little Italy, Soho and Foley Square. The tour was interesting, really well paced and offered heaps of cool information you just wouldn't know if you spent 10 years living there! Combined a great mix of chat, art, architecture, history...More

Thank Zoe J
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This experience was fascinating. We not only walked through one of the oldest and dynamic places in the United States but Andrew our tour guide had a great historical background for everywhere we went. Highly recommend StreetWise

Thank canyonmueller
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Dan kept all of us (3 adults and 3 teens) interested as we visited places and heard stories we had never known. A great way to spend the day in the city. Punctual and professional.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We had limited time in New York as we were on a transatlantic cruise with NY being a highlight stop. After reading reviews and recommendations, I contacted Dan who suggested some ideas for a personal tour based on the list of places we wanted to...More

Thank iloveorlando
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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4 May 2017|
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi. We offer customized, private tours. Send us an email and I can give you more details about how our tours work. We can come up with a route that will help you to see as much as possible on your tour.
Dawn L
15 April 2017|
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, Our rates for a private group of up to 4 people are $200 for 3 hours, $275 for 4.5 hours, or $350 for 6 hours.
13 December 2016|
Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi Allyson. Our tours are customized so we can come up with a route based on your interests. Send us a private message or email and I can write you in more detail.