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With this Tour you will experience and enjoy a true live Gospel Service in Harlem Home of Jazz and Blues Music. Discover Harlem, the most historic African-American neighborhood full of History.


Harlem and Gospel Guided Tour you will have the possibility to experience this incredible neighborhood, Harlem has been one of the most historic African-American neighborhoods in the country! Home of some of the greatest Jazz and Blues artists, Harlem is rich of landmarks and historic attractions.


Guided Tour of Harlem - Discover Historic sites
Professional Tour Guide in English
Panoramic Views of Harlem & Uptown Manhattan
Live Gospel Service with Choir

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Additional Description

Driving uptown onboard a luxury motor-coach, you will leave midtown Manhattan to embark in a Journey full of History! The professional tour guide will show you some on the main attractions including: Columbia University, Mornigside Heights, City College, Morris Jumel Mansion, Sylvan Terrace and the Strivers Row, the Apollo theater and famous 125th street.

The African-American community of Harlem is still one of the largest in the United States. Harlem is a beautiful neighborhood, you will enjoy a guided tour through the spectacular tree-lined streets surrounded by historic Townhouses and you will then attend a Service in a local church to experience the power of Gospel Choirs, the African-American religious songs.

Available: Sunday ( Wednesday Not Available at the moment ) Year-round

Celebrate Christmas Holidays with Gospel Choir

  • Available in December and January - Check Availability and Price


    • Harlem and Gospel Guided Tour
    • Professional Tour Guide, English-speaking
    • Luxury Motor-Coach
    • Live Service with Gospel Songs and Choir


    • Food and Beverages
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities: for the Guide & for the Driver

Activity Schedule

Departure Point: Sheraton  New York Hotel 811 7th Ave in front of the revolving door located on 7th Ave between 52nd and 53rd Street
Departure Dates: Sunday & ( NOT AVAILABLE AT THE MOMENT Wednesday), Year-round
Schedule: Departure Time: 09:00am - Meeting Time: 08:45 am
Black-out Dates: -

Additional Info & FAQ

  • The Tour is escorted by professional Tour Guide; please note the Guide might narrate in more than one language.
  • Proper Attire required for Church.
  • The use of cameras and video-cameras is forbidden inside the church.
  • NOT AVAILABLE AT THE MOMENT On Wednesday the Mass Service with Gospel Choir will be replaced by the ARC Gospel choir formed to help finance treatments for the people in the community to recover from drugs.
  • Holiday Schedule: Easter Sunday, Christmas Holidays - Check Availability and Rates
  • Please note that all venues included in the tour description, including, but not limited to restaurants, attractions and museums may change without prior notice. 

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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How to
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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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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!

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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 [...]

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