South Bronx Renaissance Tour in New York, NY

Inside Out ToursGrand Central TerminalNew York, NY 10009
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Learn all about the Bronx and its rich history during this 3-hour guided tour through the South Bronx cultural corridor. Guests will understand the growth and decline of the Bronx with walks through all areas of the borough. From the wealth beginnings to the unfortunate decline, and now the social revival, the South Bronx is quickly becoming a “must see” area of New York City.


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Discover the South Bronx cultural corridor known for its art, culture and vibrant history. On this tour, we will explore the South Bronx from its early wealthy roots and immigrant communities to the neighborhood’s decline, to the cultural and social revival that has now made the Bronx one of the hottest destinations in NYC.

Tour Duration: 3 HOURS
Tour Distance: 1.2 MI / 1.9 KM
Tour Departure Time: 10 AM Fridays

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Sandra N
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
"NYC for my 60th"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 19, 2018 NEW
Interesting and set so much of the scene. Informative tour guide and provided helpful answers to questions. If you wrap up warm in January you will be fine.
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Melbourne, Australia
"Great Brooklyn Bridge walking tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 19, 2018 NEW
We had a great time on this waking tour with our guide Matt he was open friendly and most of all full of great info. Do yourself a favour and try this tour out for yourselves
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"New York Gospel Tour/High Line, Chelsea and Meetpacking District Tour/SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 16, 2018 NEW
We did the Brooklyn Gospel Tour, the High Line & Chelsea Tour and the SoHo, Little Italy & Chinatown with three different guides. For the Gospel Tour, our guide was Alessia. She really knew a lot of the history of the Gospel and had always an answer to all of our questions. Alessia was also very entertaining! She took us through different important spots in the history of Gospel, and despite the cold weather we really had fun. At the end of the tour, we went to the Brooklyn Tabernacle to hear a Gospel Choir and to witness a service. It was one of the most emotional experiences I had in my life. For the High Line & Chelsea Tour, our guide was Andrew. He was a very funny, entertaining and informative guide. He took us across the Chelsea Market, giving us very useful information where to eat after the tour. Then he took us to different spots in the High Line and informed us about the history of the Meatpacking district and the creation of the High Line. It was a very interesting and funny way of getting to know a district of Manhattan that it's not as popular as Time Square! For the SoHo, Little Italy and Chinatown, our guide was Remy. He took us across these three neighborhoods showing us historical sites, famous buildings and telling us about the pop culture. Besides, he always had tips to show you where to eat. Remy was really funny and really knew about the history of these places. Thank you Alessia, Andrew and Remy for the tours, you where amazing and very helpful!!!
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"Amazing Review!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 12, 2018 NEW
Katherine was an incredible tour guide. It is evident that she is passionate about the Brooklyn community and has a love for history. She connected well with us and was a wealth of knowledge. This is a MUST if you plan on visiting the Brooklyn Bridge or Dumbo neighborhood!
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New York City, New York
"Great Harlem Gospel Tour"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed January 02, 2018 NEW
This past Sunday morning I was on the Harlem Gospel Tour with Galit, the best tour guide in the City! Despite the freezing cold, which could have definitely potentially ruined the tour, I was entranced and engaged the whole time. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who is looking for something really special to do in New York City.
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Frequently Asked Questions about South Bronx Renaissance Tour

How long is the tour?
Tours are approximately 3 hours long.

When are tours available?
From April 1st to October 31st, tours are available on Thursdays and Fridays at 11am. In November, December, and March, tours operate on Friday at 11am. From March to December, the tour is also available in Spanish at 11am on Fridays.

Where does the tour begin?
All guests should meet at the Grand Central Terminal entrance near the intersection of Park Avenue and East 42nd Street. This entrance is directly across the street from the Pershing Square Cafe.

What should I wear?
Comfortable, weather appropriate clothing is recommended.

What are the age restrictions for this tour?
Children are allowed to accompany their parents or guardians on this tour. However, due to the length of this tour, it is recommended that parents make a decision as to whether the tour is appropriate for their children.

Can I bring my camera?
Yes, you may bring a camera for pictures.

Will the tour operate if it rains?
Yes. Tours are rain or shine and all guests should dress appropriately for the weather conditions. In cases of severe weather on the day of your tour, the tour will be canceled and guests will be provided a full refund.

What is the cancellation policy?
Any cancellations made by the listed cancellation date will receive a FULL REFUND with absolutely NO CANCELLATION FEES. Any reservations past the cancellation date cannot be changed or canceled.