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Embark on a 4-hour private exploration of New York City’s storied past and vibrant present, from the cobblestone streets of the Financial District (FiDi) to the awe-inspiring views of Brooklyn Heights. This tour is an invitation to uncover the layers of history and modernity that define downtown Manhattan, revealing the cultural depth beyond Wall Street’s financial facade.

A Tapestry of History and Innovation in FiDi

Our journey begins in the Financial District, where the narrative of New York unfolds through its historic streets and landmarks. Visit the famed Fraunces Tavern, where George Washington bid farewell to his officers, stand at the steps of Federal Hall, the birthplace of American government, and marvel at the resilience symbolized by the New York Stock Exchange and the iconic Charging Bull. As we navigate through Bowling Green and Stone Street, we dive deep into the stories that shaped New York from its inception as New Amsterdam to its role in the nation's founding and beyond.

Battery Park: Gateway to New York’s Immigrant Soul

The tour then leads to Battery Park, a green oasis offering sweeping views of New York Harbor, including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Here, we reflect on the millions of immigrants' hopes and dreams as they approached America’s shores, with the city’s skyline standing as a testament to their contributions to the fabric of New York.

Highlights for The Financial District, WTC and Battery Park

Private 4-hour Walking Tour with professional Guide
A deep dive into the history and evolution of the Financial District
Wall Street - NYSE - 9/11 Memorial - The Oculus - Charging Bull
Bonus Stop: Brooklyn Heights/ DUMBO for breathtaking cityscape views (time permitting)

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Deeper Dive into FiDi & A Scenic Finale

Our journey commences at Bowling Green, New York's inaugural public park, which remarkably retains its original fence. Here, alongside the iconic Charging Bull, we'll delve into the tales that have shaped this "city sculpture" into a symbol of financial optimism.

A Deep Dive into Wall Street's Storied Past

As we meander through the Financial District's historic byways, including the venerable Fraunces Tavern and the cobblestoned Stone Street, we arrive at Wall Street. This infamous avenue, often viewed through the lens of contemporary finance, is actually a portal to New York's rich historical narrative. From the early days of the Lenape Indians to the pivotal moments of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, Wall Street embodies the evolution of New York. We'll explore Federal Hall, where George Washington took the oath of office, and discover the hidden stories behind 40 Wall Street, offering a moment to capture the essence of the New York Stock Exchange and the solemn beauty of Trinity Church and its cemetery.

Honoring Resilience at the 9/11 Memorial

The tour's final chapter brings us to the 9/11 Memorial, a poignant testament to resilience and rebirth. Here, we witness the architectural splendor of the new World Trade Center, including the towering One WTC and the Oculus, Santiago Calatrava’s masterpiece. This segment offers a blend of solemn remembrance and architectural admiration, capturing the spirit of New York's indomitable will.

Bonus Exploration: Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO

Should time permit, we'll venture to Brooklyn Heights via subway, entering a neighborhood celebrated for its picturesque streets, gourmet cafes, and the historic charm that led to its designation as New York's first Historic District. Strolling along the Brooklyn Promenade, we're treated to stunning views of Manhattan's skyline, concluding our exploration in the vibrant area of DUMBO. This bonus feature provides a perfect segue into Brooklyn's rich cultural tapestry, inviting you to further explore or simply relax in one of the area's many inviting eateries.

This comprehensive tour is designed to last 4 hours, offering a layered experience of New York's downtown, from its historic roots to its modern achievements, and, if fortunate with time, a glimpse into Brooklyn's storied streets. It's an invitation to walk through the annals of history, witness modernity's marvels, and capture the essence of New York City's enduring legacy.


    • 4-hr Walking Tour
    • Professional Tour Guide in English
    • Optional: ONLY if time allows it, Brooklyn Promenade and/or Dumbo


    • Public Transportation
    • Gratuities
    • Drop-off in Hotel


Starting Rate: $81.25 per person, based on a group of four participants.

Please Note:
  • This is a private tour experience; prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • The rate per person will vary depending on the final number of participants.

Additional Info & FAQ

Tour Duration: This tour offers 4 hours of guided services. The inclusion of the Brooklyn stop is contingent upon available time.

Venue Information: The venues featured in this tour, such as restaurants, attractions, and museums, are subject to 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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This is a private walking tour which includes the complimentary meet & greet at your Hotel, if centrally located in Manhattan between Battery Park and 125th Street. The Tour Guide will meet you at your hotel at the selected time, and you will start your tour from there. If you prefer to meet the guide somewhere else, we can accommodate that as well.

All Meet & Greet in Manhattan (from Battery Park to 125th street) are complimentary.

For hotels located north of 125th Street or outside Manhattan, please note there will be an additional $35 fee. Alternatively, the guide can suggest a convenient location (in Manhattan) based on the selected itinerary where you can meet to start the tour. Please contact us if you have any question, and we will be happy to assist you further.  
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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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