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We invite you to discover the diverse neighborhoods of Queens, Bronx and Brooklyn that all together make New York the magical and culturally rich place we all love A great Tour to discover the different Architecture present in the city.


The Contrasts Tour - Visit The Bronx, Queens & Brooklyn you will discover the different architectures and colors that are elegantly and dramatically combined throughout the city of New York.


Guided Tour The Contrasts - Discover the diverse City of New York
Professional Tour Guide in English
Panoramic Views Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn
Arthur Avenue Little Italy + Queens + Williamsburg

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Additional Description

What makes NYC the center of the world?

If you want to know what makes New York the center of the world, don’t limit your visit to Manhattan. We invite you to discover the diverse neighborhoods of Queens, Bronx and Brooklyn that all together make New York City the unique place in the World!

Leaving from Midtown Manhattan you will pass-by the famous Grand Central Station, up along the elegant Upper East Side to reach the famous Yankees Stadium, home of the “Bronx Bombers” (one of the most famous baseball teams in the World), you will then proceed toward Fordham University, the largest Jesuit University in the Us, the Gran Concourse Boulevard famous for its architecture, and the most historic Little Italy in New York City: “Arthur Avenue”.

You will then reach Queens, also known to house Flushing Meadows, home of the Tennis tournament “Us Open” and the new Mets stadium. You will pass by Astoria, Long Island City and finally Brooklyn and Greenpoint.

You will then drive towards the artistic neighborhood of Williamsburg, now preferred choice for many young New Yorkers and artists that are moving to this young and easy-going neighborhood, famous for the many good restaurants, bars, clubs and trendy boutiques! Here you will stop at the iconic Fortunato Bros, a landmark in the neighborhood!

Available: Tuesday and Thursday, Year-round


    • 4.5 Hours Escorted Tour of The Contrasts - Discover the diverse City of New York
    • Professional Tour Guide, English-speaking
    • Luxury Motor-Coach
    • Visit Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: Hotel Sheraton on 53rd Street and 7 Ave - New York
Departure Dates: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Year-round
Schedule: Departure Time: 08:30 am - Meeting Time: 15' min before
Black-out Dates: Thanksgiving - December 25th - January 1st

Additional Info & FAQ

  • Please note that all venues included in the tour description, including, but not limited to, restaurants, attractions and museums may change without prior notice.
  • The Tour is escorted by a professional Tour Guide; please note the Guide might narrate in more than one language.
  • For this tour there is a required minimum of two participants 

Policy & Disclaimers

Inclusions: As outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Exclusions: Everything else not specifically outlined in the "Included in the Price"
Booking Fees: Please note all reservations are subject to a 2.5% booking fee - This 2.5% Booking Fee is applied to all sales and is never refundable.
Cancellation Policy: Please carefully review our Cancellation Policy
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Map & Directions

This tour departs from the Sheraton Hotel Times Square on 7th Avenue between 53rd and 52nd Street. You can easily reach the departure point by walking or utilizing public transportation. There are many subway stops located nearby within a quick 5 to 10 minutes walk from the Hotel.
The closest one is "7th Avenue Station" (B, D orange line + E blue line) right on the corner of 7th Avenue and 53rd street. Alternatively, you may also use any of the following stops – "50 Street Station/Broadway" (1 red line,) the "49th Street Station/7th Avenue" (N, R, W yellow line,) or the "50 Street Station/8th Avenue" (C, E blue line.)

The Sheraton Hotel is located within walking distance from/to many hotels around the Theater District, Midtown West and Central Park South. The main train hub/station "42nd Street - Times Square" (1, 2, 3 red line + 7 purple line + A, C, E blue line + N, Q , R & W yellow line and S shuttle from/to Grand Central) is just a 12-minute walk away. If you opt for a car service (i.e. Yellow Cab, Uber, Lyft etc.) the complete address is – 811 7th Avenue, W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019.

Please note that once you have arrived by the Sheraton Hotel, you can check in with the tour guide awaiting all guests by the main entrance revolving doors right on 7th Avenue between 53rd and 52nd street. The guide will then take you to the van/bus awaiting nearby.  
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Testimonials & Reviews
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Giuseppe M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Excellent guide, excellent organisation, Irene always ready to respond, available in every topic with competence, you can feel the passion for her work. Her voice accompanied our tour, we will miss you!

From Google - January 2024
Antonella G. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
I am the owner of a Travel Agency. We are Italian in Erba, Eolo travel, I brought a small group and I entrusted myself to Tony. We received great service from start to finish. Punctuality and excellent guides.Thank you for the wonderful experience!!!

From Google - May 2024
Breanna A. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene was a FANTASTIC tour guide! She was so knowledgeable about the area and was so patient with all our questions. We stopped to use the bathroom and we got coffee halfway through, she was so kind! It was a pleasure learning about Brooklyn from you!

From TripAdvisor - April 2022
DCA1014 | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
I’m the biggest fan of Fall activities, but haven’t had a chance to do anything beyond Apple Picking in NJ. I decided to take a last minute 2 day trip with a friend in Hudson Valley, but didn’t know where to start [...] Thankfully I was able to use New York Welcome to do the hard work for us [...]

From TripAdvisor - October 2021
Carmine S. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
An extraordinary experience: I had the pleasure of having Irene as my guide for two days and thanks to the passion she puts into guiding you through the streets of NYC, the anecdotes, the trivia she lets you discover, and the facets she shows during the tour you can't help but fall even more in love with this wonderful city.

From Google - February 2024
Erica F. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
[...] unique, very professional, courteous, friendly we can only write positive adjectives, you made us feel at home and have the desire to return. Super recommended. Erica, Marco, Annalisa and Giuseppe.

From Google - December 2023
Keena B. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
The SATC walking tour is fabulous! Our tour guide was amazing. Friendly, helpful, accommodating and so knowledgeable about the city. It was essentially 2 tours in 1. SATC and visits to historical places in the city. I give this tour 5 stars and definitely recommend. Grab your walking shoes and schedule one today!

From TripAdvisor - August 2021
Amber M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
Our family had a wonderful experience seeing Ellis Island and Liberty Island! Irene was very knowledgeable and engaging for our three children ages 5, 9, and 12. We will definitely book again with her [...]

From Google - November 2022
Giorgia M. | Google
5-Star Review on Google
We did 2 tours together with our guide Irene in one day, Hoboken and the East side. What can I say, in addition to the wonderful places, she has made everything more magical [...]

From Google - January 2023
Pierangelo G. | TripAdvisor
5-Star Review on TripAdvisor
Irene? as I have already said elsewhere, she truly deserves all the compliments that are paid to her. Available, friendly, prepared, in short, if you need an Italian speaking guide in New York, she is the right person. You deserve 5 stars and more!

From TripAdvisor - April 2024
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