If you’re looking for an authentic cultural experience, our Harlem Tour is for you. This neighborhood is mostly inhabited by the African-American community, but the many ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic changes Harlem has experienced since its foundation has made its architecture, gastronomy, music, and people one of the most interesting in the city. In this Tour, we’ll visit some of its landmarks and experience an authentic Gospel mass at one of its Baptist churches. Book your Harlem Tour now!
New York, NY
Four-hour tour through the heart of Harlem, home of Gospel and Soul food.
At the Hotel 08:00 am
We will pick you up at your hotel if it is located in Midtown Manhattan.
Riverside Church 08:45 am
This impressive church of neo-Gothic style was built in 1930 by the architects Allen & Collens and Henry C. Pelton and is based on the cathedral of Chartres (France). The 392 feet (120 meters) high tower has the largest carillon in the world dedicated to Laura Spelman Rockefeller, mother of John D. Rockefeller who paid for much of the construction.
General Grant National Memorial 09:00 am
The General Grant National Memorial, or simply Grant’s Tomb, is a mausoleum where the body of General Ulysses S. Grant, one of the main protagonists of the Civil War, and the 18th President of the United States, is buried.
City College 09:30 am
It’s a public college of the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Founded in 1847, City College was the first free public institution of higher education in the United States. The college has graduated ten Nobel Prize winners, one Fields Medalist, one Turing Award winner, three Pulitzer Prize winners, and three Rhodes Scholars.
Apollo Teather 10:00 am
One of the most famous popular music clubs in the United States and one of the most relevant in the history of African-American music in the country, as it was there that great performers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Michael Jackson took their first steps. It is renowned for its Amateur Night.
Gospel Mass 10:30 am
Set up for service in the Baptist Church.
Central Park Museum or Hotel Plaza 12:00 pm
Ends time allowed for service. We will transport you to Midtown. You decide if we drop you off at the Central Park Museum or Plaza Hotel.
YOU WILL VISIT
Drinks (Water & Soda)
2019 Mercedes Benz Vito 114
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