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Hamilton Heights-West Harlem Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Tour West Harlem and Hamilton Heights, named after one of America’s founding fathers

  • Visit the Hamilton Grange, the country home on Alexander Hamilton’s Harlem estate

  • Learn about the golden era of jazz from a Harlem resident

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Hamilton Heights-West Harlem Walking Tour
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Hamilton Heights-West Harlem Walking Tour
From US$25.00
Overview

Stroll the very streets that Alexander Hamilton walked as you explore Hamilton Heights. This former rural outpost is now one of Manhattan’s sought-after neighborhoods. Admire the 19th century rowhouses and neo-Gothic architecture as your guide tells you fascinating stories of the history of this neighborhood, from colonial America to the Harlem Renaissance and beyond.

What to Expect
On this 2-hour walking tour of Hamilton Heights Historic District you will learn about development of area and see impressive exteriors of 19th century row houses and institutions. View neo-Gothic landmark City University of New York campus and visit the Hamilton Grange, Alexander Hamilton’s summer home. You'll also see former residences of some of Harlem’s notable residents associated with Jazz and the Harlem Renaissance.
Reviews (9)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile
We love George!!!

What a fantastic tour with an even more fantastic guide!! George was one of the best tour guides we’ve ever had - and we’ve done a lot of walking tours, especially in New York. He was so so knowledgable about Harlem and happy to answer...More

Thank conniem130
Reviewed 24 August 2018
George...what a gentle individual

Harlem!!!! The area is rich in history and George is so immersed in the local culture which he shares with gentle enthusiasm.Get on down for an experience which will enlighten your mind.It is safe and pleasantly rewarding.

Thank jar072018
Reviewed 9 August 2018
Wonderful walk through surprising Harlem

I highly recommend this tour! After a few busy days in downtown Manhattan, this was a welcome retreat into beautiful Harlem, with its history and its character. George is an amazing tour guide who is not only very knowledgeable, but also very approachable and kind....More

Thank AgnesK287
Reviewed 27 June 2018
Great Tour - teenagers

Our tour guide George took us on a fascinating journey through a part of Harlem. He provided us with historical information as well as recent developments. Our two teenagers could not get enough (neither could we), they would have done a five hour tour with...More

Thank IrmiCat
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile
Good history lesson

Went on this as part of New York Pass option. Being non-American was a good intro to early American and New York history

Thank gGeoff-Australia
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