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A brilliant way to explore parts of the city you might never find on your own

My friend and I (two 25 year old females) were staying at the Pod Hotel and took advantage of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lucy222018
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London, United Kingdom
Brooklyn with Ben

My sister and I really enjoyed our walking tour of Brooklyn Height and Dumbo with Ben. It was well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jillgerken
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Most walking tours point and stare at New York-with Streetwise New York, you live it! Streetwise New York explores neighborhoods, recounts history and studies contrast--but does so knowing that New York’s essence isn’t listed in guidebooks or displayed in museums. The true New York is melted into slices of pizza, hidden in subways, and carried in the ever-changing stories of its 8.5 million people.
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Chinatown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My friend and I (two 25 year old females) were staying at the Pod Hotel and took advantage of the free walking tour with Streetwise on the second day of our trip. Our tour went to Lower East Side and China Town. The tour guide...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I really enjoyed our walking tour of Brooklyn Height and Dumbo with Ben. It was well organised, informative, relaxed and very enjoyable. Ben was very knowledgeable about all things New York.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time on my recent tour of Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO and The Upper West Side and Central Park and got to see a fascinating side of the city!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my teen loved the guided tour, Andrew was excellent story-teller and showed us parts of the town we haven't seen by ourselves.

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streetwiseny, Owner at Streetwise New York Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kristi K, So glad that we got the chance to show you and your son a side of our city that most tourists don't get to see! There are so many hidden gems in these areas!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on our recent tour with David through Brooklyn. We were able to see parts of New York we may not usually see which made it in incredibly interesting. His knowledge of the area was impressive and we were thankful for...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the Meat packing / Greenwich Tour and really enjoyed it. It was perfect. Learned a lot including fun facts. Looking forward to the Central Park tour next.

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My friend and me went on 4 different walking tours with Streetwise!!! We really liked the tours with Dan through Brooklyn, Little Italy and Soho, Lower East Side and Chinatown, Chelsea market and Meatpacking district and Highline and Greenwich! All those were awesome tours even...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Best way to see the most of New York's real neighbourhoods, real history and real people. Down to earth New Yorkers take you to explore the gems that lie off the beaten path and share interesting facts that add so much to your trip and...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This tour was organized through our hotel (Pod Times Sq.). Sonya, our guide, took us through part of the Highline, Chelsea and into Greenwich Village. She was knowledgeable, friendly and the overall tour was roughly 2 hours long. She had excellent suggestions on other attractions...More

1  Thank Glen C
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We were really lucky to have stayed at The Pod in Times Square. We decided to go on the guided tours via the Hotel, and we were so glad we did. Our guide was Dan, and he was so friendly and knowledgeable about the locations...More

1  Thank Steve G
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Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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sherryb1537
5 May 2017|
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi. We offer customized, private tours. Send us an email and I can give you more details about how our tours work. We can come up with a route that will help you to see as much as possible on your tour.
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Dawn L
15 April 2017|
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, Our rates for a private group of up to 4 people are $200 for 3 hours, $275 for 4.5 hours, or $350 for 6 hours.
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IrieHillFarm
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi Allyson. Our tours are customized so we can come up with a route based on your interests. Send us a private message or email and I can write you in more detail.
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