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Harlem Spirituals

690 8th Ave Fl 2, New York City, NY 10036-7109
+1 212-391-0900
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For over 25 years, Harlem Spirituals - New York Visions has offered unique sightseeing tours of cultural value that capture the excitement and flavor of New York City. Our Harlem Gospel tours and Harlem Soul Food and Jazz tours guarantee to make you a part of an unique experience. Discover the rich history of this legendary New York City neighborhood and enjoy the soul-stirring power of live gospel and jazz music. Complete your tour experience with a delicious meal at some of Harlem's most fashionable restaurants. Beyond Harlem, our New York sightseeing guided tours take you off the beaten path to soak in the local flavor and really experience the diversity of New York and its fascinating neighborhoods of Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. All of our NYC tours are offered year round in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese on board deluxe motor coaches. Harlem Spirituals - New York Visions also offers services and packages with hotel accommodation, airport and city transfers, cruises, city passes, attractions and Broadway shows. Whether you are traveling with a group or individually, let us plan your next New York vacation from start to finish!
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690 8th Ave Fl 2, New York City, NY 10036-7109
+1 212-391-0900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very entertaining, just like you see in the movies which i really wanted to witness. So full of life and voices are amazing. The whole service was so full of life and love, it so very uplifting even if it is for tourists. A great...More

Thank Lydell D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My group loved the Harlem Spiritual Tour we did in New York City. Everything was first class....the office staff, the tour guide, the coach and the church! When an unforseen traffic problem occurred, the guide and driver handled it very professionally by finding another church...More

Thank parteegaga
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Even though I'm not a religious person, I really got swept away during that amazing Gospel service. It's a true celebration of faith and hope, something I hadn't experienced before...our guide was equally amazing!More

Thank Ann G
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Ann, Thank you for taking the time to post such a beautiful review about your experience on our tour of Harlem. You are absolutely right! You don't have to be religious to enjoy our Harlem Gospel tour. Harlem Spirituals/New York Visions tours are designed...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This was a very special experience. Although I'm no fan of organized bus trips, this trip was really great because of our guide Damien. Damien has a very positive energy and goes way and beyond to tell the guest everything over New York, surrondings and...More

Thank svot j
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Svot, Thank you for your feedback on our Harlem Gospel tour. Your recommendation and vote on Trip Advisor mean so much to us. Happy customers is what we strive for and to read that you had a great time despite your apprehension of organized...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We purchased a bus tour of Harlem and visit to a spiritual Harlem church. It was the day of the half marathon so some streets were closed and the temperature was below zero. We stood in the street waiting for the bus for over half...More

Thank MEK2211
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Dear MEK2211, Please accept our sincerest apologies for these unexpected turn of events of this past Sunday. Unfortunately one of our bus drivers was detoured by the authorities and was sent outside of our planned route that was set up specifically for the half Marathon....More

Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

A very informative history tour of Harlem and beautiful gospel service. The team here right from checking in to the tour guide were all so incredible welcoming. Our tour guide Alvin was a lovely man.. a walking knowledge book.!!More

Thank Krystle555
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Dear Krystle555, Thank you for your kind words! We are happy that you enjoyed our Harlem Gospel tour. We hope that you will join us again to discover more of New York City's fantastic neighborhoods. Best regards, Erika Elisabeth Vice President Harlem Spirituals / New...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

Splurged on this tour for my birthday with my husband and friend on 12/05/16. Started out at the tour office (Harlem Spirituals), where we took a shuttle to Harlem. Was very impressed by our tour guide Peggy and her fluency in English, Italian, and French...More

Thank melliepont
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Dear Melliepont, I hope this email finds you in great spirits. Sounds like you had a blast on our Soul Food and Jazz Tour! We are delighted that you chose to celebrate your birthday with Harlem Spirituals/ New York Visions tours. Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 8 November 2016

We purchased the tour with portuguese translations, but ince we were there, we were told there would not be a portuguese tour (???). We took the english tour, which is not a problem to me, I just translated some of the tour to my wife....More

Thank Rodrigo R
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Dear Rodrigo R, Thank you very much for your honest feedback about your experience on our Harlem gospel tour. We are sorry that the Portuguese language was not available and are glad that you were able to follow the English tour. Harlem Spirituals has developed...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

Never had experienced a true gospel celebration, neither the feeling of the Harlem area. The event was 100% up to my expectations. Good information on the neighborhood by our guide Sheila, and a very 'interactive' celebration in church with the choir. (singing Happy Days all...More

1  Thank Peter D
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Dear Peter D, Thank you for your feedback and kind words. We are glad that our Harlem Gospel Tour was exactly the experience that you were looking for. We are 100% happy and grateful for your recommendation. Sincerest regards, Erika Elisabeth Vice president Harlem Spirituals...More

Reviewed 31 October 2016

I really enjoyed this tour. I had been to Harlem 40 years ago and you did not wander around. Anthony showed us Harlem as it is today, demonstrating a great amount of knowledge. Beautiful buildings, including from colonial times and famous spots like the Apollo...More

Thank houstontravelgoddess
hsnyv_tours, Manager at Harlem Spirituals, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2016

Dear Houstontravelgoddess, We are happy that you enjoyed our Harlem Gospel tour last sunday. Your feedback and vote on trip advisor are very important to us and we thank you for taking the time to submit your post. We hope that you will join us...More

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Kathy M
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Response from Halmoni48 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw this. The Sunday tour joined a regular Sunday church service. There was a sermon with local people attending the service. Was great to be part of that .